By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 17:28
Though both brand name and generic statins are equally effective in the way they work, a new study finds that people who take generics may end up living longer.
By Samantha Olson | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:33
Prescription drug abuse falls into children's and teens' hands even when the drugs are anti-addiction medications.
By Reuters | Sat, 09/13/2014 - 14:26
Despite criticism regarding the exorbitant cost of hepatitis C drug Sovaldi, drugmaker Gilead said that its next generation version of the drug will be even more expensive.
By Dana Dovey | Fri, 09/12/2014 - 17:05
Researchers have located bacteria that kill only harmful pathogens, which they hope can be developed into an antibiotic alternative.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 09/12/2014 - 14:00
High-dose opioid prescribing increased by 23 percent between 2006 and 2011 in Canada, second highest opioid user in the world.
By Dana Dovey | Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:34
A Columbia study observed that one in five men will likely be unable to purchase Plan B emergency contraception from pharmacies, but the reason may be to protect the absent female.
By Dana Dovey | Thu, 09/11/2014 - 17:40
Although rumors of magic mushrooms' ability to help cut nicotine craving have circulated for years, this study set the record straight once and for all, and it seems the rumors are correct.
By Samantha Olson | Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:43
Three weight loss pills have been released into the market within two years, but we want to see if they actually help with the obesity epidemic.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 09/10/2014 - 14:35
The use of medication with impairment potentials, such as antihistamines, among pilots who were involved in a fatal aircraft accident has nearly doubled in the past 20 years.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 09/10/2014 - 08:00
Men may not want to hear this, but some of the most common medications for the most common diseases may affect their sexual health. These are five of them.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 09/09/2014 - 18:30
The risk of Alzheimer’s disease grew by a startling 43 to 51 percent among elderly patients who had used benzodiazepines in the past.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 09/08/2014 - 16:00
A new study finds most nursing home residents with advanced dementia receive medications with questionable benefit — at substantial cost.