(Medical Xpress) -- The drugs commonly used to treat memory loss in Alzheimers patients can make bones stronger, according to a recent study led by Faleh Tamimi, assistant professor at McGill University's Faculty of ...
Medications Jun 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- For patients who need daily injections to stay on course, being able instead to take their medication orally would help improve patients quality of life and perhaps even outcomes. ...
Medications Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A vaccine strategy that protects against all strains of seasonal influenza and avoids the need for annual vaccination is the ultimate goal of a research collaboration between the University of Pittsburgh ...
Medications Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The German makers of thalidomide were warned of birth defects years before it was withdrawn and Australian distributors used pregnant women as the world's first test subjects, court papers alleged Friday.
Medications Jul 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A published study conducted by researchers at West Virginia University has found that doctor and pharmacy shoppers are at a greater risk for drug-related death.
Medications Sep 07, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Headache? Back pain? At the first sign of pain, you might reach for a pain-relieving medicine to sooth your bodily woes.
Medications Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
As a result of concerns about antibiotic resistance, doctors in the United States are increasingly prescribing newer, more costly and more powerful antibiotics to treat urinary tract infections, one of the most common illnesses ...
Medications Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
For centuries, Indian housewives have used homemade remedies based on cow's milk to cure constipation—but in 2009 Swiss giant Nestle applied for a patent to protect a similar product of its own.
Medications Oct 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that tanshinones, which come from the plant Danshen and are highly valued in Chinese traditional medicine, protect against the life-threatening condition ...
Medications Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
European regulators have approved a crucial new anticlotting drug, Eliquis, for preventing strokes and dangerous clots in the circulatory system.
Medications Nov 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The number of prescription drugs that can have serious adverse effects from interactions with grapefruit are markedly increasing, yet many physicians may be unaware of these effects, states an article published in CMAJ (Canad ...
Medications Nov 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2
Measles vaccine given with painless and easy-to-administer microneedle patches can immunize against measles at least as well as vaccine given with conventional hypodermic needles, according to research done ...
Medications Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Sick children, especially those with some dehydration from flu or other illnesses, risk significant kidney injury if given drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen, Indiana University School of Medicine researchers said Friday.
Medications Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration late Friday approved three new medications to help people battle type 2 diabetes.
Medications Jan 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
People who take the newest class of diabetes drugs to control blood sugar are twice as likely as those on other forms of sugar-control medication to be hospitalized with pancreatitis, Johns Hopkins researchers report.
Medications Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |