By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 11/06/2013 - 16:54
Some scientists are concerned about ADHD overdiagnosis, which they say could be causing a large number of children to be given unnecessary medication.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 17:15
In the aftermath of a heart attack, patients need to take all of their medicines to improve their chances of survival.
By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 08/26/2013 - 13:49
A clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics gives a comprehensive review of the facts and myths about breastfeeding-friendly medications.
By Jonathan Weiss | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 09:45
With patents expiring, patients benefit from cheaper drugs and pharmaceutical companies scramble for revenue.
By Christie Rizk | Fri, 05/03/2013 - 16:19
Researchers have found a higher-than-expected error rate in the administration of medication to pediatric cancer patients by their parents.
By Ashik Siddique | Wed, 03/27/2013 - 22:40
Two innovative multiple sclerosis treatments, bone marrow transplantation and a newly FDA-approved drug called Tecfidera, give patients hope for preventing relapses.
By Ashik Siddique | Mon, 03/11/2013 - 23:29
A new hybrid grapefruit avoids dangerous drug interactions with common prescription medications.
By Jonathan Weiss | Wed, 02/13/2013 - 15:41
After finding fake cancer medications yesterday, a report tries to set guidelines for preventing counterfeit drugs from being administered.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 11/29/2012 - 13:13
A father-of-two won a six-figure payout against GlaxoSmithKline after Parkinson's medication turned him into a "gay sex and gambling addict".
By Nikki Tucker | Tue, 10/09/2012 - 11:23
When you see an expired prescription, your first thought is to toss the bottle in the trash, right? However, a new laboratory report reveals that some prescriptions that have expired nearly 4 decades ago may be just as potent as when they were first produced.
By Makini Brice | Fri, 10/05/2012 - 11:21
The medication was administered to over 900 patients in Tennessee alone.
By Christine Hsu | Mon, 09/10/2012 - 13:23
Ever wonder how the placebo effect works? On the surface, the effect of the 'dummy pill' makes no sense. How can someone suffering from an infection miraculously recover just as well, whether they take a medicinal drug or a sugar pill with no curative value?