Medications

Medications underused in treating opioid addiction, expert says

Though research shows that medication-assisted treatment can help people who are addicted to opioids, the three drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are underused, according to a review of current medical ...

Health

'This ain't your mother's marijuana,' surgeon general says

Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use.

Cardiology

Lower risk for heart failure with new type 2 diabetes drug

The new drug type for type 2 diabetes, SGLT2 inhibitors, are associated with a reduced risk of heart failure and death, as well as of major cardiovascular events, a major Scandinavian registry study led from Karolinska Institutet ...

Oncology & Cancer

How common is cannabis use among young adult cancer patients?

Cannabis can help alleviate some of the symptoms of cancer and its treatment, and a new study examines the prevalence of its use among young adult cancer patients now that medical cannabis is becoming increasingly available. ...

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