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Can Aspirin Stop Liver Cancer in Hepatitis B Patients? October 20, 2017

Study from Taiwan finds link between aspirin use and reduced cancer risk

Skip Opioid Treatment for Migraine in the ER October 18, 2017

Non-narcotic drug far more effective in new study

Newer Blood Thinners May Not Bring Higher Bleeding Risk October 18, 2017

Risk is similar to warfarin, study reports

Be Wary of Shopping for Pet Meds Online October 17, 2017

To be 'purrfectly' safe, check with your vet first, suggests FDA

Diabetes Pill Might Replace Injection to Control Blood Sugar October 17, 2017

Global study shows blood glucose levels dropped significantly, and low rates of low blood sugar

Around the World, Too Little Relief for Pain October 13, 2017

High drug costs in low-income countries are to blame, says new report

Penicillin Misconceptions May Raise Post-Op Infection Risk October 09, 2017

Many patients wrongly report a drug allergy, leading doctors to use inferior meds, study finds

Does a Drug's High Price Tag Cause Its Own Side Effects? October 05, 2017

Treatment-related worries might make you feel sick

Could You Be Overdoing It With Sleeping Pills? October 04, 2017

Know the risk/reward ratio of these drugs

Blood Thinners Can Come With Dangerous Side Effects October 03, 2017

Newer class of drugs can interact with multiple medications, researchers report

Same Pregnancy Meds Can Cost $200 -- or $11,000 October 03, 2017

'Uncontrollable drug prices' play a major role in U.S. health-care crisis, researcher says

Many Patients Denied Costly New Cholesterol Drugs September 28, 2017

Insurers and high copays limit use of PCSK9 inhibitors, study says

Adding Drug to Standard Care May Prolong Lymphoma Survival September 27, 2017

Doctors expect this will become new standard for people with mantle-cell lymphoma

Post-Op Opioids: How Much Is Enough? September 27, 2017

Certain surgeries require longer prescriptions, researchers say

1 in 3 Seniors Take Sleep Aids September 27, 2017

But national guidelines generally recommend against these products for those over 65

ERs Prescribing Opioids at Lower Doses, Shorter Durations September 26, 2017

Patients who receive these prescriptions are less likely to progress to long-term use, study shows

CDC Launches Opioid Campaign in Hard-Hit States September 26, 2017

'It only takes a little to lose a lot' is slogan for the multi-pronged media effort

Addictive Opioids Common for People on Dialysis September 21, 2017

But dose of pain-killing drugs often too high, researchers say

Asthma Drug Tied to Nightmares, Depression September 21, 2017

But experts stress Singulair also has lifesaving benefits

HIV and Smoking a Lethal Combo for the Lungs September 18, 2017

Big Rise in Hospitalized Kids With Opioid Side Effects September 18, 2017

Does Mother's Mental Health Affect Pregnancy? September 13, 2017

Having depression, panic disorder or anxiety disorder won't hurt your baby, researcher says

What You Can Do to Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic September 13, 2017

A surgeon's group offers a blueprint for safer pain management

Cancer Drugs' High Prices Not Justified by Cost of Development, Study Contends September 12, 2017

Research challenges notion that each new medicine costs billions to come to market

Long-Acting Inhaler May Help in Early Stage COPD, Too September 06, 2017

Doctors may consider starting medications sooner

New 'Biologic' Drug May Help Severe Asthma September 06, 2017

But similar meds cost up to $30,000 a year

White Kids More Likely to Get Unneeded Antibiotics September 05, 2017

Study finds more evidence of racial disparities in ERs

FDA OKs Return of Once-Withdrawn Leukemia Drug September 01, 2017

At lower dose, Mylotarg extended survival against a certain type of blood cancer

New Hope From Old Drugs in Fight Against Parkinson's August 31, 2017

Asthma medications may lower risk, but much more research is needed

FDA Approves 1st Treatment for 'Kissing Bug' Illness in Children August 30, 2017

Benznidazole becomes the nation's only drug for Chagas disease

Harvey's Floodwaters Harbor Many Health Hazards August 30, 2017

Contaminated water can cause infections, displace residents who lack needed meds

Young Adults May Be Ignoring High Blood Pressure August 28, 2017

Only 4 in 10 with the condition get it under control, study reports

Many Migraine Sufferers Given Unecessary Opioids, Study Finds August 25, 2017

Addictive painkillers should be treatment of last resort, headache expert says

Doctor-Patient Dialogue May Boost Use of Blood Pressure Drugs August 22, 2017

Physicians in poor neighborhoods should ask about employment, relationships, study says

Hernia Patients May Need Fewer Opioids After Surgery, Study Finds August 21, 2017

After repair, smaller prescriptions led to fewer pills that could be diverted or abused

FDA May Limit 'Risk Info' in Direct-to-Consumer TV Drug Ads August 18, 2017

Would new approach to broadcast advertising deprive consumers of vital information?

Powerful New Cholesterol Med Won't Harm Memory, Easing Concerns August 16, 2017

Study findings on Repatha are 'reassuring,' but expert wants longer follow-up

Study Finds Options to Opioid Use After Knee Surgery August 16, 2017

Non-drug approaches that may work include acupuncture and electrotherapy, review finds

U.S. Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years August 15, 2017

Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds

Pot Compound Alters Levels of Seizure Drug in Epilepsy Patients August 11, 2017

Experimental therapy shows interaction between cannabidiol and clobazam

Trump to Declare Opioid Crisis a National Emergency August 10, 2017

The majority of overdose deaths are attributed to prescription painkillers, report says

Steep Price Hikes Led to Drop in Use of 2 Heart Drugs at U.S. Hospitals August 10, 2017

Half as many patients got nitroprusside, while isoproterenol use fell one-third, study finds

U.S. Opioid Crisis Continues to Worsen August 08, 2017

Lion's share of deaths attributed to prescription painkillers

What Diabetics Need to Know About Over-the-Counter Meds August 07, 2017

Many cold, cough and headache remedies contain carbs, and as much alcohol as glass of beer or wine, pharmacist says

The Fine Print on Medication Expiration Dates August 04, 2017

When to discard Rx and OTC drugs

Addiction Drug Underused by Primary Care Docs in U.S. August 03, 2017

Buprenorphine is prescribed to get patients off opioids in the privacy of a physician's office

Americans Taking More Prescription Drugs Than Ever: Survey August 03, 2017

Consumer Reports says many may be doing more harm than good

Is Infant Drug Withdrawal Likelier When Opioids Used With Psychiatric Drugs? August 03, 2017

Prescribing practices called into question by new study

Doctors May Be Over-Prescribing Seizure Drugs to Treat Pain August 02, 2017

Designed to treat epilepsy, these 'opioid alternatives' dampen some types of pain, but not all

Stopping Statins After Stroke May Raise Risk of Another August 02, 2017

Large study serves as warning for stroke survivors who are prescribed cholesterol-lowering meds

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