As if the new cholesterol guidelines needed more controversy, the BMJ reported that the chair of the panel responsible for …
Global spending on drugs for diseases ranging from cancer to heart disease are on the rise, and according to a new report from the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, worldwide, patients will spend $1 trillion on such drugs …
One in six Americans have high cholesterol, but one in five can’t take the popular statin medications to keep their levels down.
As rates of behavioral disorders like attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and anxiety rose among children, so did concerns about treating them with psychotropic drugs.
Pain drugs will need new warnings to alert patients and doctors about their dangers.
Lower-cost generic drugs can save patients millions in medication costs, but only if they make it to pharmacy shelves.
After two attempted votes followed by computer glitches and giggles, the FDA panel to assess restrictions on the diabetes drug Avandia narrowly voted Thursday to modify the restrictions.
Even though promotional drug meetings are one of the most common ways doctors find out about new medications, a new study shows they’re not getting all the information.
Researchers looking for previously undiscovered drug side effects are turning to web searches for answers.
Two cases could trigger dramatic changes in the way medications and therapies are regulated.
Health officials expect yet more cases of fungal meningitis related to contaminated steroid shots
Psychiatry — and medicine in general — has a dangerously close relationship with the pharmaceutical industry