Global spending on drugs for diseases ranging from cancer to heart disease are on the rise, and according to a new report …
One in six Americans have high cholesterol, but one in five can’t take the popular statin medications to keep their levels down.
All over the world, drugs are cheaper, purer and more plentiful than ever
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.
In the last week, three young adults have died after taking apparent overdoses of a drug known on the street as “molly”— two of them over the Labor Day weekend at a New York electronic music festival.
As the DEA reported its largest-ever bust of synthetic-drug dealers and manufacturers, the U.N. admitted that its law-enforcement efforts to contain illegal drugs have largely failed.
Differences in the way the media have covered Trayvon Martin and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s cannabis use are a troubling reminder of the racism that still largely prevents us from seeing drugs as a health issue
In the past, women who lacked sexual desire were stigmatized as “frigid” — today, psychiatry’s diagnostic manual labels them with hypoactive-sexual-desire disorder. Big Pharma is betting that many such women will want to …
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.
Middle school is typically a time of chaotic emotions, confusing relationships and challenging growing pains. But it may also have a surprisingly lasting influence on the future.
Move over dopamine, there’s a new “pleasure” molecule that could broaden our understanding of the chemistry of joy, laughter, addiction and even anger.