A Chinese court has fined GlaxoSmithKline $485 million for bribing hospitals and doctors to use its products.
New research reveals that Puerto Ricans who inject drugs are more likely to contract HIV than their American counterparts, according to a new study.
People with prostate cancer whose tumors contain a shortened protein called AR-V7, are less likely to respond to two widely used drugs for metastatic prostate cancer, according to a new study. The shortened protein can be detected in the blood.
Poor stomach absorption could lower the effectiveness of autism medications, according to a new study.
A new study examined how alcohol and marijuana use affected the behaviors, attitudes and values of American teenagers.
Drugs widely used to treat lung diseases work in accordance to body clock, a new study has found.
Taking antipsychotic drugs shrinks the brain, according to a new study.
Patients who were likely to benefit the most from antiviral therapy for influenza were prescribed these drugs less frequently during the 2012-2013 influenza season and instead antibiotics were overprescribed, a new study has found.
For some people, sex is just as addictive as drugs. Brain scans reveal that pornography triggers the same brain activity as drug addiction in sex addicts.
A new study found that the use of antibiotics has spiked by 36 percent on a global scale.
A new class of anti-arthritis drug, DTrp8-ɣMSH (DTrp), acts via the melanocortin (MC) system to reduce both arthritic joint inflammation and periodontitis, a new study has found.
After a comparison of outcomes of two drugs used to prevent blood clot formation during emergency heart attack, a new study has suggested that use of one of the drugs heparin, could result in improved outcomes.
A team of researchers has developed an economical, reliable and heavy metal-free chemical reaction yielding fully functional 1,2,3-triazoles - chemical compounds that can be used as building blocks for more complex chemical compounds like pharmaceutical drugs.
A new CDC report found that strong painkillers are prescribed too often throughout the U.S.
Scientists believe that addiction begins when the brain overcorrects itself.