Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:00:00 GMT
Interferon is used to treat several health conditions, but it has a range of side effects. We look at how these vary in severity and duration here.
Sat, 27 Jan 2018 13:00:00 GMT
We examine what impact metformin might have on weight loss, how this drug is used to treat diabetes, and whether or not it helps people to lose weight.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:00:00 GMT
A look at the link between tamoxifen and weight gain. Included is detail on why weight gain can occur in breast cancer treatment, and other side effects.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:00:00 GMT
In this article, we take a look at nine types of pills and supplements that are proposed to help support weight loss, examining the evidence for each one.
Thu, 21 Dec 2017 13:00:00 GMT
Antiemetic drugs help ease symptoms of nausea or vomiting. Learn about what medications are available to treat different causes of nausea.
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
BPH is a condition often treated with a drug called Flomax. A number of alternatives can help people with BPH relieve their symptoms and feel better.
Fri, 03 Nov 2017 17:00:00 GMT
Learn all about clenbuterol, a drug that many people use illegally as a weight-loss and bodybuilding agent. This article looks at its uses and risks.
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:00:00 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 16:00:00 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 08:00:00 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 13:00:00 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 08:00:00 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 08:00:00 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 15:00:00 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 08:00:00 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 15:00:00 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 08:00:00 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 15:00:00 GMT
Consuming alcohol appears to improve recall of information learned before a drinking session, but not of learning that occurs after a drinking session.
Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:00:00 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 15:00:00 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 16:00:00 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 08:00:00 GMT
Researchers advise parents to keep medication logs and store all medications up, away, and out of sight.
Tue, 04 Jul 2017 15:00:00 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 16:00:00 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 15:00:00 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.