Women's sexual satisfaction in long-term heterosexual relationships may be influenced by changes in hormonal contraceptive use, research from the University of Stirling shows.
A federal appeals court questioned the constitutionality of the nation's strictest restrictions on the use of abortion drugs, a month after putting the Arizona rules on hold.
Federal health advisers have unanimously rejected an experimental pain pill that combines two common opioids, oxycodone and morphine.
(Medical Xpress)—Taking one pill instead of three could be a powerful ally to prevent cardiovascular disease, according to a new Cochrane systematic review of the latest research on polypills from a team ...
A survey of emergency contraceptive pills in Peru found that 28 percent of the batches studied were either of substandard quality or falsified. Many pills released the active ingredient too slowly. Others ...
Condoms break, contraceptive pills are missed and in the throes of passion, contraception might be overlooked. So from time to time, a woman may need emergency contraception, known as the morning-after pill.
The US Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act encourages patients to act as their own advocates for reducing unnecessary prescriptions that increase the risk of harm. The American Board of Internal Medicine Choosing ...
Maine is leading the nation in efforts to stem the flow of narcotics, using unique Medicaid guidelines that cut back on prescriptions and cover alternative treatments instead.
Shares of Adamas Pharmaceuticals rose Thursday after the drug developer's initial public offering raised $48 million.
(Medical Xpress)—Teenage girls who smoke or take the oral contraceptive pill are at greater risk of heart disease than boys who smoke, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia.
High school students who use indoor tanning also have higher rates of unhealthy weight control behaviors—such as taking diet pills or vomiting to lose weight, reports a study in the April Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pe ...
The most stringent restrictions in the U.S. on the use of abortion drugs were allowed to take effect in Arizona on Tuesday by a federal judge's ruling.
Anti-anxiety drugs and sleeping pills have been linked to an increased risk of death, according to new research from the University of Warwick.
It won't be nearly as much fun as eating candy bars, but a big study is being launched to see if pills containing the nutrients in dark chocolate can help prevent heart attacks and strokes.
The head of the Food and Drug Administration says the much-debated painkiller Zohydro fills an "important and unique niche" for treating pain.