06/10/2017
The agency sought removal of Opana ER from market based on its concern that the benefits of the drug may no longer outweigh its risks.
06/10/2017
Aspirin may provide little or no benefit for certain patients who have plaque buildup in their arteries.
06/10/2017
One in five surgical weight-loss patients take prescription opioids seven years after surgery.
06/10/2017
Better communication with healthcare providers could help reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics for common childhood illnesses.
06/10/2017
Smaller dose combos of blood pressure medications may be effective and have fewer side effects.
06/10/2017
Women with Type 2 diabetes who used low-dose aspirin reduced their risk for breast cancer by 18%.
06/10/2017
Heroin use in the U.S. was estimated to cost society more than $51 billion in 2015.
06/09/2017
Pillsy was designed to simplify pill-taking and promote adherence.
06/04/2017
Cannabis smokers often report that they use the drug to relax or relieve stress, but few studies provide clinical evidence of these effects.
06/04/2017
Fifty percent of women older than age 50 will experience a bone fracture due to osteoporosis.
06/04/2017
States that allow doctors to treat a patient's sexual partner without an in-person visit may find more success lowering rates of STDs.
06/04/2017
A baby's behavior at two to four weeks after birth is not likely due to exposure to medication or depression.
06/03/2017
In some cases, antibiotic treatment can be harmful, especially for older adults.
06/03/2017
UCSB biologists believe they have corrected a flaw in the way bacterial susceptibility to certain drugs is tested.
05/29/2017
Benefits occurred above and beyond the cholesterol-lowering effect of statins.
05/15/2017
Researchers have demonstrated screening techniques that can help prevent accidental exposure to synthetic opioids.
05/15/2017
UBC researchers have identified potential adverse reactions of a commonly used MS drug.
05/14/2017
How often are safety concerns raised about a drug after it's been approved by the FDA?
05/14/2017
Patients with AF who received a catheter ablation and were considered low risk for having a stroke didn't benefit from long-term aspirin therapy.
05/11/2017
Nearly one in two seniors in Ontario who visited a family doctor for a nonbacterial infection received an unnecessary antibiotic prescription.
05/08/2017
Drug users born in the 1980s and 1990s are turning to injection drug more quickly than previous generations.
04/23/2017
Aspirin therapy has been a staple of cardiology care for people who have peripheral vascular disease.
04/23/2017
Opioid addiction increases likelihood of death tenfold in general healthcare settings.
04/16/2017
The study compared patient adherence and tolerability to a class of drugs known as cholinesterase inhibitors.
04/16/2017
Medication for addiction treatment with buprenorphine or methadone is an appropriate and accepted treatment for pregnant women with opioid use disorder.
04/10/2017
The study found that risk to develop pneumonia was highest at the start of treatment, that is, during the first 30 days.
04/09/2017
A new study has revealed that 25% of women suffering from a prenatal opioid dependence were not being treated for their addiction.
04/08/2017
Denosumab is a monoclonal antibody that is used to treat postmenopausal osteoporosis.
04/02/2017
Researchers may have found a natural way to cut down on antibiotic use without sacrificing health.
04/02/2017
After vitamin D was re-measured with improved technology, the RDA for vitamin D intake dropped from 800 to 400 IUs per day.
03/29/2017
Researchers pinpoint the cellular receptor MRGRPX2 as the main mechanism for opioid-induced itching.
03/29/2017
Certain antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs are among medications that effectively treat diabetic nerve pain.
03/26/2017
Pharmacists should proactively offer naloxone to all patients who meet evidence-based criteria.
03/26/2017
Researchers examined how a clinical trial on one drug's efficacy affected its use in ambulances across the country.
03/23/2017
The team said that the improved adjuvant formulations could reduce side effects.
03/22/2017
A new study has examined whether different blood thinning medications might increase the risk of heart attacks.
03/22/2017
For roughly one-third of people diagnosed with bipolar disorder, lithium is a miracle drug, effectively treating both their mania and depression.
03/20/2017
Antithrombotic therapy doesn't decrease low-risk AF patients' risk of suffering a stroke within five years, according to a new study.
03/20/2017
The blood thinner rivaroxaban is just as safe as aspirin and more effective at preventing blood clots, according to a new study.
03/17/2017
The monoclonal antibody is used to treat postmenopausal osteoporosis.
03/16/2017
Cholesterol-lowering drugs are important, especially on the day of a coronary bypass operation.
03/15/2017
Researchers advise avoiding diclofenac and limiting ibuprofen to 1200 mg per day.
03/12/2017
Biggest effect came from brief talk with a counselor.
03/12/2017
Longer recovery and higher costs found among surgery patients who were taking opioids before an elective operation.
03/03/2017
The bill would establish a national age-18 requirement for the purchase of the medicines containing DXM.
03/03/2017
Biosimilars are highly similar versions of complex biologic therapies.
03/02/2017
Interdisciplinary research at the University of Leicester has explored the effect of black carbon on bacteria in the respiratory tract.
03/02/2017
More people than ever are aware of how to use products containing acetaminophen safely and effectively.
02/26/2017
Study to be published in Journal of Cystic Fibrosis for the first time measures cumulative dosage over a patient's lifetime.
02/24/2017
Each year more than 1 million people in the United States contract sepsis, an overwhelming immune response to infection.

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