Researchers Look at 4 Meds for Neuropathic Pain
Neuropathic, nerve, pain is among the hardest pains to treat. A research team looked at four commonly used medications.
FDA: Women in 2nd Half of Pregnancy Should Avoid NSAIDs
The FDA warns women 20 weeks pregnant or further along should not take NSAIDs as they may cause pregnancy-related complications.
President Trump Got Dexamethasone. Can You?
Despite persistent and ongoing dexamethasone shortages, President Trump received the drug while undergoing treatment for COVID-19. Will you be able to if you need it?
Eli Lilly Halts COVID-Related Antibody Trial
Eli Lilly has had to halt its government-sponsored phase 3 trial of an antibody treatment for COVID-19.
Misleading Contrave Google Ad Prompts FDA Warning Letter
Currax Pharmaceuticals LLC received a warning letter from the FDA regarding a misleading ad on Google for Contrave, a weight loss drug.
10 Heart Meds Given on Discharge? To Seniors? Yes
More than 50% of older adults hospitalized with heart failure go home with double the number of medications. Polypharmacy can cause adverse interactions.
2nd Phase 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Paused
Johnson and Johnson is the second pharmaceutical company to have to pause a phase 3 clinical trial for a COVID vaccine.
Why Trump's 'Cure' Isn't Ready for Approval
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company applied to the US government to open up their treatments to the public.
Here's a How-To on Deciphering Prescription Labels
Prescription instructions may be confusing - is there a difference between taking a pill three times a day or every 8 hours?
Safe Vaccine Development Requires Orderly Process
Vaccines take time to develop and there really is no short-cut.
VP Candidates Spar over Health Care During Debate
Health care was one of many topics that the two candidates for vice-president did not agree on.
World-Wide Trial for Another COVID-19 Treatment Underway
A new trial looking into COVID-19 treatments has begun, taking place in 59 sites across the globe.