By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 10/07/2014 - 18:39
Police reports claim that a drug made from bath salts or a compound in e-cigarette liquid is making the rounds in Michigan.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 10/06/2014 - 16:00
Doctors are more likely to prescribe unnecessary antibiotics for respiratory infections later in the day rather than earlier when they’re still fresh.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:57
A tiny capsule fitted with 5-millimeter-long needles can administer drugs directly into the GI tract.
By Chris Weller | Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:45
A new HPV vaccine is slated to boost cervical cancer protection rates up to 90 percent, after less than a decade since the last approval.
By Reuters | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:22
India could run out of a critical medicine in its free HIV/AIDS drugs program in three weeks due to bureaucratic bungling, a senior government official said.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:08
The first Viagra TV commercial advertising the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug to women, and not men, will begin airing Tuesday on shows, including "CSI," "Blue Bloods," and "48 Hours."
By Justin Caba | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:00
A statement from the American Academy of Neurology said the risk of overdose and addiction outweigh the potential benefits of prescribing painkillers.
By Reuters | Sun, 09/28/2014 - 09:36
Roche's new breast cancer drug Perjeta has shown "unprecedented" benefits in extending lives. Experts are now getting behind the drug.
By Shweta Iyer | Sat, 09/27/2014 - 14:13
A new drug may soon help people with cancer, who have become anorexic and lost their appetite, regain weight and their craving for food.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:21
This Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, a time when you can properly dispose your expired, unneeded, or unwanted drugs at one of over 5,200 collection sites across the country.
By Dana Dovey | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:25
A recent study from Cambridge University has found that Salmonella vaccines containing weakened forms of the bacteria work better than those with only dead fragments.