(HealthDay) -- A new U.S. government analysis shows that more than 70 percent of people who first misuse prescription medications get those pills from their friends or relatives.
Medications Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- An unusual clinical trial based at the University of Chicago Medicine is seeking to determine whether a drug approved for patients with advanced prostate cancer might be safer and just ...
Cancer Apr 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- U.S. health officials announced Tuesday that birth controls pills containing drospirenone -- a man-made version of the hormone progesterone -- may be associated with a higher risk of blood clots ...
Medications Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The US Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday warned consumers not to take a product called "Japan Rapid Weight Loss Diet Pills" because they contain a suspected cancer-causing agent.
Medications Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research suggests that long-term use of any type of hormones to ease menopause symptoms can raise a woman's risk of breast cancer.
Cancer Apr 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With a deadly dose of barbiturates stashed in his home in a small eastern Dutch town, pensioner Hans Hillebrand is a "self-determinist": he alone wants to decide when it's time to die with dignity.
Other Mar 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD) often undergo multiple courses of antidepressant treatment during their lives. This is because the disorder can recur despite treatment and because finding the right medication ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP) -- Lindsay Porter's kidneys were failing rapidly when a friend offered to donate one of his. Then she made an unusual request: Would he donate part of his immune system, too?
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obesity appears to significantly increase the risk of death tied to sleeping pills, nearly doubling the rate of mortality even among those prescribed 18 or fewer pills in a year, researchers reported Friday.
Sleep apnea Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Five-year-old Lauren's cerebral palsy used to make eating meals an ordeal, going to bed a challenge, and crawling an impossibility.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cold and flu symptoms have a significant impact on our economy.
Health Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- What does birth control really cost anyway?
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An Oregon State University researcher has reviewed the body of evidence around weight loss supplements and has bad news for those trying to find a magic pill to lose weight and keep it off it doesn't exist.
Health Mar 06, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 4 |
A study carried out by fourth year medical students of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) has shown that taking contraceptive pill is the most common method for birth control.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 29, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
People are relying on sleeping pills more than ever to get a good night's rest, but a new study by Scripps Clinic researchers links the medications to a 4.6 times higher risk of death and a significant increase in cancer ...
Health Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |