The cost of prescription medicines used by millions of people every day is about to plummet. The next 14 months will bring generic versions of seven of the world's 20 best-selling drugs, including the top ...
Medications Jul 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 4
(HealthDay)—Men with advanced prostate cancer might live longer when they are taking blood-thinning medication, a small study suggests.
Cancer Feb 21, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
A new type of anti-clotting drug called semuloparin has been found to reduce the development of potentially fatal blood clots in the veins that often occur in cancer patients, doctors at Duke Cancer Institute and elsewhere ...
Cancer Jun 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP) -- Johnson & Johnson said Friday that U.S. regulators have approved its new type of blood thinner shown to reduce deadly blood clots in patients who have undergone knee and hip replacements.
Medications Jul 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When tennis star Serena Williams underwent emergency treatment for a pulmonary embolism earlier this year, the world's attention was drawn to this often fatal medical condition which, although surprisingly not uncommon, is ...
Other Jul 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Aspirin works as well as Plavix in patients with blocked leg arteries, a new European study finds.
Cardiology Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) -- In a case that challenges Britain's definition of murder, a severely disabled man who says his life has no "privacy or dignity" will be granted a hearing on his request that a doctor be allowed to ...
Other Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—People who need to take a blood thinner because they've had a clot in the deep veins of their legs appear to do better with the new drug Pradaxa (dibigatran) than with the older drug warfarin, ...
Medications Feb 20, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—In the search for better medicines to safely help heart patients, clinical trials testing three new drugs appear to offer some promise.
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0