Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:00:00 GMT
Taking aspirin every day could help to lower the risk of liver cancer for patients infected with hepatitis B, a new study suggests.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:00:00 GMT
In a 26-week phase II clinical trial for type 2 diabetes patients, glycemic control using semaglutide in pill form was better than using a placebo.
Wed, 04 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Learn about breakthrough pain, which may occur in those who experience chronic pain. What may trigger the pain and how can it be treated?
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Forskolin is a weight loss supplement that recently experienced a surge in popularity, but does it really work? We look at the benefits and risks.
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
The prevalence of prescription opioid use increased from 4.1% of US adults in 1999-2000 to 6.8% in 2013-2014, according to a recent Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety study.
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Medicines can often interact with pre-existing conditions. In this article, we look at the effects of ibuprofen in people with asthma.
Thu, 24 Aug 2017 14:00:00 GMT
After just 11 minutes of mindfulness training, heavy drinkers drank less in the following week than peers who underwent relaxation training, study found.
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
There are many potential causes for dizziness, and it can cause a lot of distress in daily life. Learn how to prevent and manage dizziness effectively.
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 14:00:00 GMT
Chronic marijuana users show lower subjective stress and salivary cortisol levels than non-users when placed under two stress conditions, study finds.
Tue, 01 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Serotonin reuptake inhibitors are used to treat depression, but their exact mechanism is unknown. New research lifts the lid and may lead to improvements.
Mon, 31 Jul 2017 14:00:00 GMT
Consuming alcohol appears to improve recall of information learned before a drinking session, but not of learning that occurs after a drinking session.
Mon, 31 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
What are gold injections and can they be used to treat rheumatoid arthritis? How are gold treatments administered and what may the side effects be?
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:00:00 GMT
Advice that patients should complete a course of antibiotics is not supported by evidence and should be dropped, according to researchers at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) and colleagues.
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:00:00 GMT
New research suggests that, at the right dose and frequency, certain statins might be effective against ovarian cancer if diet excludes geranylgeraniol.
Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:00:00 GMT
Ashwagandha is a shrub, the root of which may have medicinal properties. This herbal treatment is crucial in the practice of Ayurvedic medicine.
Wed, 12 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Researchers advise parents to keep medication logs and store all medications up, away, and out of sight.
Tue, 04 Jul 2017 14:00:00 GMT
A large study finds that PPIs - used by millions for heartburn and ulcers - are linked to higher risk of death and that the risk rises the longer the use.
Mon, 03 Jul 2017 15:00:00 GMT
Researchers reveal that lipoic acid - an over-the-counter antioxidant - helped to reduce whole brain atrophy in patients with secondary progressive MS.
Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:00:00 GMT
Researchers find that potentially damaging genetic changes linked to heart disease may be reversed with beta-blockers, a widely used class of heart drug.
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:00:00 GMT
While many drugs cause side effects, some medications can cause an allergic reaction. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment in this article.
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:00:00 GMT
When it comes to killing cancer stem cells - key drivers of cancer metastasis and recurrence - vitamin C and antibiotics can form a lethal combination.
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
In a study of 10 high-income countries with universal health care, costs for prescription drugs in 6 of the largest categories of primary care medicines varied by more than 600%, according to...
Mon, 12 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Women with diabetes are at increased risk of breast cancer, but new research finds that taking low-dose aspirin every day could reduce this risk.
Mon, 05 Jun 2017 15:00:00 GMT
New biopolymer injection could potentially replace daily or weekly insulin shots for type 2 diabetes with one that need only occur once or twice per month.
Sun, 14 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
New research suggests a link between post-traumatic stress disorder and increased dementia risk, but this risk may depend on the use of psychoactive drugs.