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Dementia Meds May Lead to Harmful Weight Loss: Study August 03, 2015

Patients can lose 10 pounds or more, researchers find

Kids' Hemophilia Drugs a Big Part of State Medicaid Spending July 31, 2015

California-based study finds drugs for the blood disorder take up large share of budget

New Drug Lowers Levels of Triglyceride Blood Fats: Study July 29, 2015

But it's not yet ready for standard care

Drug May Ease Passage When Kidney Stone Strikes July 29, 2015

Tamsulosin is especially helpful with larger stones, while smaller ones may pass on their own, study finds

After Breast Cancer, Many in Appalachia Say No to Lifesaving Drugs July 27, 2015

Access to care, not insurance, is a key issue, researcher says

Drug Makers May Delay Reporting Patient Harms to FDA: Study July 27, 2015

Analysis found roughly 10 percent of cases were filed after 15-day deadline passed

FDA OKs First of New Class of Cholesterol Drugs July 24, 2015

Praluent for people with prior history of heart attack or stroke who've already tried a statin

New Skin Cancer Drug Approved by FDA July 24, 2015

Odomzo is a pill for locally advanced basal cell carcinoma

Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens, Study Suggests July 24, 2015

Having access to legal source of pot was linked to greater addiction risk than buying drug illegally

U.S. Oncologists Decry High Cost of Cancer Drugs July 23, 2015

They suggest letting Medicare negotiate prices, back grassroots movement calling for change

Many Hospitals Overestimate Their Adherence to Stroke Guidelines July 22, 2015

Study shows delivery of clot-busting drug is often later than staff believes

Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Lower Risk for Parkinson's July 21, 2015

Study can't prove cause and effect, but saw dip in odds for people taking drugs such as Actos and Avandia

Antibiotic May Lower Effect of Some Blood Thinners July 21, 2015

Doctors should closely monitor patients who have to take these drugs together, expert says

Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis? July 20, 2015

Odds are low, but study points to another downside of overuse

Surgery May Beat Drugs for Ulcerative Colitis: Study July 13, 2015

Patients 50 and up with advanced disease benefited the most

U.S. FDA Approves New Drug for Schizophrenia, Major Depression July 13, 2015

Medication can be used as an add-on therapy to antidepressants

Experts Urge Caution With Popular Painkillers After FDA Warning July 10, 2015

Tougher labels reflect mounting evidence that NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen raise heart, stroke risk

FDA Strengthens Heart Attack, Stroke Warning for Popular Painkillers July 10, 2015

NSAIDS include such drugs as ibuprofen and naproxen; aspirin not included in alert

FDA Approves New Drug for Heart Failure July 09, 2015

Entresto was granted 'fast track' approval by the agency

Painkiller Overdoses Often Involve 'Pharmacy Shopping' July 09, 2015

Using multiple drug stores to fill prescriptions tied to raised risk of overdose death, study finds

Experimental Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise July 08, 2015

Guselkumab appears more effective than standard treatment, researchers report

Medical Marijuana Ads May Prompt Pot Use Among Teens July 07, 2015

Study suggests prevention efforts should highlight negative effects drug can have on the brain

Women Spend Far Less on Birth Control Because of 'Obamacare' July 07, 2015

Out-of-pocket costs for 'the pill' fell 38 percent between 2012 and 2013, study finds

Heroin Use on the Rise Among Women, Wealthier People, CDC Finds July 07, 2015

Prescription painkiller addiction often precedes use of street drug

How Long Do Patients With Clots in the Lung Need Blood Thinners? July 07, 2015

New French study suggests that anti-clotting drugs may be needed for the very long term

Promise From a New Weight-Loss Drug July 01, 2015

Two-thirds who took Saxenda lost 5 percent of body weight, study shows

Unapproved Ear Drops Targeted by FDA July 01, 2015

These prescription meds have been available for years, but safety, quality are concerns

Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills Offer Little Benefit: Study June 30, 2015

For serious grass allergy, shots may be more effective, researcher says

Statins Might Reduce Complications After Major Lung Surgery June 26, 2015

But it's too soon to change standard practice, researchers say

Common Antidepressants Linked to Higher Fracture Odds in Menopausal Women June 26, 2015

Drugs like Celexa, Prozac could undermine bone, research suggests

Half of U.S. Hispanics With High Cholesterol Unaware They Have It: Study June 24, 2015

And two-thirds who are aware don't get treatment for condition that raises risk of heart disease

Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis May Also Help Ease Vitiligo June 24, 2015

Case study showed tofacitinib cleared up skin pigmentation loss in woman after just 2 months

Viagra, Other ED Meds Won't Raise Melanoma Risk June 23, 2015

Study did find slightly higher odds for the skin cancer in men on ED drugs, but lifestyles are probable culprit

FDA Seizes Counterfeit Drugs, Devices Sold Online June 18, 2015

International effort takes aim at more than 1,050 websites

Can U.S. Health-Care System Afford New, Improved Cholesterol Drugs? June 18, 2015

Medications may cost as much as $12,000 per person each year

Most Children With Migraines Don't Get Proven Treatments: Study June 17, 2015

Nearly half don't get any pain relievers at all, researcher adds

Many Migraine Sufferers Given Narcotic Painkillers, Barbiturates June 17, 2015

These are a poor choice, especially for children, doctors say

Could ADHD Drug Find New Role in Menopause? June 12, 2015

Small study suggests Vyvanse might help with concentration, thought organization

Car Crash Risk Doubles for New Users of Sleeping Pills, Study Finds June 11, 2015

Ambien, other sedatives aren't the best treatment for insomnia, experts say

FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of 2nd New Cholesterol Drug June 11, 2015

Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' LDL cholesterol, and could benefit those who don't tolerate statins

FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of First of 2 New Cholesterol Drugs June 10, 2015

Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' cholesterol; could be used by people who don't respond to statins

Chantix Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Suicidal, Criminal Warnings June 03, 2015

But quit-smoking drug may be linked to other adverse effects

Blood Thinners OK for Cancers That Spread to Brain, Study Finds June 02, 2015

Treatment didn't cause significant increase in bleeding in head

New Drug Shows Potential for Blood Cancer June 02, 2015

Multiple myeloma patients saw survival gains when elotuzumab was added to treatment

FDA Puts Antibiotics for Food Animals Under Vet's Supervision June 02, 2015

Rule intended to curb routine use for nonmedical purposes

Risk to Baby From Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Is Small, Study Says June 02, 2015

Newborn circulatory condition rate similar whether mom's depression was treated or not

New Drug a Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma: Study June 01, 2015

Compared to Yervoy, nivolumab more than doubled time to disease progression, researchers found

New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study June 01, 2015

Adding Ibrance to standard hormone therapy kept disease from progressing for nine months

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Lower Glaucoma Risk May 28, 2015

Study found people with highest dose were 25 percent less likely to develop eye condition

FDA Approves New Drugs for Irritable Bowel Syndrome May 28, 2015

Both treat diarrhea that can strike some with the gastrointestinal disorder

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