A report by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed a record-high drug overdose deaths in 2014 which was the highest since 1970 prompting health authorities to call for tighter regulation for prescription drugs like extremely strong chronic pain relievers.
A South Carolina legislator files a bill that places cumbersome restrictions on men’s access to erectile dysfunction pills in an attempt to raise public discussion on women’s reproductive health rights especially the right to abortion.
Primary care doctors prescribe narcotics too often, according to a new study.
Not all hepatitis C patients with Medicaid are able to access potentially life-saving drugs, new research found.
According to a new research, nearly 60% of Americans are taking some kind of prescription drugs or the other.
More Americans are taking prescription drugs than before, a new study found.
Ireland will become the next European country to help drug addicts use heroin safely.
The death rate for middle-aged white men and women has been increasing over the past few years, researchers found.
Seniors taking cholesterol-reducing drugs, statins, might not be fully protected from the flu, two new studies suggested.
Painkiller abusers who start using heroin do not stop using their prescription opioids, a new study found.
Tainted drugs may have killed 13 women who underwent sterilization procedures in central India, according to officials.
According to a new study, certain pain relievers and drugs prescribed for arthritis can contribute to stroke death.
Intensive parenting and health education provided in homes of pregnant American Indian teens reduced the mothers' illegal drug use, depression and behavior problems, according to a new study.
A new research raises hope for a new class of drugs to treat lupus that may not include the long list of adverse risks and side effects often associated with current treatments of the disease.
American children with attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder aren't being properly treated, according to a new study.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.