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.
For the first time in 13 years, a new prescription weight-loss pill appears poised to hit the U.S. market.
We still don’t have a magic pill for weight loss, and the spotty safety records of diet remedies throughout history show why.
A newly discovered protein could help both mouse and man gain all the benefits of exercise without breaking a sweat
Parabens, a major compound in antiperspirants, are found in many breast tumors. But they’re present in tissues of non-users as well
Heart patients benefit from taking a low-dose aspirin daily, but the same same protection doesn’t extend to healthy people hoping to prevent a first heart attack
ADHD patients can’t fill prescriptions for their medications. Could the DEA be to blame?
A powerful and addictive new painkiller is coming down the pike. Can this be anything but an unmitigated disaster?