In a new book, “Bad Pharma,” British columnist Dr. Ben Goldacre lays out all the clever ways in which the pharmaceutical industry is getting bad drugs onto shelves
Multibillion-dollar settlements against big drug companies have become all too common in recent years. Here’s a rogues gallery of the worst offenders
What the drug company did to promote Paxil, Wellbutrin and Avandia illegally — and what it meant for patients
With the first new weight-loss drug to be approved in 13 years, dieters have a new weapon against obesity. Is it for you?
Recent studies suggest that drugs used for HIV treatment can also protect healthy people from infection. But can these medications really turn the tide of the AIDS epidemic?
Botox is a good way to smooth nasty wrinkles, but the latest studies show it may not do much to ease the throbbing pain of a headache.
Many people take a daily aspirin to reduce their risk of heart attack, but now fresh evidence suggests that the over-the-counter pain reliever may be a powerful tool in cancer prevention as well.
The second in a two-part series investigating why critical drugs, including potentially lifesaving cancer therapies, are in short supply in the U.S.
The first in a two-part series investigating why critical prescription drugs are in short supply in the U.S.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) added new safety warnings to cholesterol-reducing statin drugs on Wednesday, noting increased risks of Type 2 diabetes and memory loss for patients who take the medications.
There’s a lot to keep you up at night — including this: new research suggests that the sleeping pills that many Americans use to help them rest may increase the risk of early death.