News tagged with combination pill
Using a copper intrauterine device (IUD), or coil, does not exacerbate period pain, reveals a study where researchers from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, followed 2,100 women for 30 years.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A single combination pill could reduce cardiovascular disease and stroke in Latin Americans by up to 21 percent at a cost of about $35 per quality adjusted life year gained, according to a study led by ...
Cardiology Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Drugmaker Merck says it is suspending its sale of the cholesterol drug Tredaptive and is telling doctors to quit prescribing the medicine.
Medications Jan 11, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
People are much more likely to take heart medicines if they're combined in one pill, according to a late-breaking clinical trial presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2012.
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists are reporting development of a new malaria drug that, in laboratory tests, has been twice as effective as the best current medicine against this global scourge and may fight off the disease with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new pill to treat HIV infection—combining two previously approved drugs plus two new ones—has been approved for adults living with the virus that causes AIDS, US regulators said Monday.
HIV & AIDS Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration says Merck's cholesterol drug Vytorin helps reduce heart attack, stroke and related problems in patients with kidney disease, a potential new use for the blockbuster drug.
Medications Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The first combination pill for the millions of people with the dangerous combination of diabetes and high cholesterol won U.S. approval Friday, offering convenience - and savings - to patients taking multiple pills.
Medications Oct 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Many young women do not want to start taking the contraceptive pill because they are worried that they will put on weight, or come off it because they think that they have gained weight because of it. However, a thesis from ...
Health Jun 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The world's first international polypill trial has shown that a four-in-one combination pill can halve the predicted risk of heart disease and stroke. The results are published online today in the open access journal PLoS On ...
Cardiology May 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |