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?
For the first time, cystic fibrosis patients may have a drug that treats the underlying cause of their disease rather than just its symptoms. According to a new clinical trial, the experimental drug helped patients breathe …
For those of you who have been keeping track, Botox, the symbol of vanity and Bravo’s Real Housewives, actually has a variety of medical uses: it’s government-approved to treat chronic migraines, muscle problems, underarm …
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reduced the maximum recommended dose of the antidepressant Celexa (citalopram) to 40 mg per day, warning that higher doses may trigger potentially fatal changes in heart rhythm.