By Anthony Rivas | May 19, 2013 04:44 PM EDT
Fever-reducing medications don't affect the amount of time it takes a child to fight an infection, according to a new study. Their use highlights parents' quickness to treat a fever with medication.
By Matthew Mientka | May 19, 2013 03:45 PM EDT
The Organization of American States, representing the 35 nations of North and South America, urged governments on Friday to view illegal drug use as a public health problem instead of a security problem.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 17, 2013 05:18 PM EDT
With the cost of some drugs possibly being reduced by as much as 80 percent, essential medicines will now be more accessible to poorer at-risk communities.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 17, 2013 04:23 PM EDT
The new drug will soon be submitted to the FDA for approval to treat the blood cell proliferative disorder myelofibrosis.
By Susan Scutti | May 17, 2013 05:14 PM EDT
Scientists are working to transform the well-known drug thioridazine, used to treat schizophrenia, in order to treat patients infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 17, 2013 02:47 PM EDT
A pill, which may take the place of daily insulin injections, will begin US clinical trials soon.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 17, 2013 10:45 AM EDT
An oral acne medicine in France has been approved by the European Medicines Agency after it was taken off the French market in January for fears of causing blood clots.
By Evan Winchester | May 16, 2013 08:01 PM EDT
Research provides the first evidence that marijuana dampens the negative emotional consequences of social exclusion.
By Christie Rizk | May 16, 2013 02:52 PM EDT
John Welden is being charged with tricking his girlfriend into taking a drug that aborted her child.
By Susan Scutti | May 16, 2013 02:07 PM EDT
The biopharmaceutical company, which operates in over 100 countries, has issued an update on its oncology pipeline for 2013.
By Evan Winchester | May 15, 2013 06:42 PM EDT
FDA approves new treatment option for ulcerative colitis, a chronic disease that affects about 620,000 Americans.
By Christie Rizk | May 16, 2013 12:03 AM EDT
Supplementation with vitamin C doesn't do much to lower uric acid levels in people who already have gout, researchers say.
By Matthew Mientka | May 15, 2013 05:02 PM EDT
Fuzzy and abstract goals for the future may signify not necessarily a Type B personality but depression, UK researchers say.
By Evan Winchester | May 15, 2013 02:24 PM EDT
The drug's active ingredient, radium-223, targets bone metastases in patients with castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer.
By Christie Rizk | May 15, 2013 11:03 AM EDT
Singer Rod Stewart says his use of corticosteroids to reduce inflammation in his vocal cords left him with a variety of medical problems.