The FDA has asked the maker of Opana ER, a powerful opioid linked to an outbreak of HIV in Indiana, to stop selling the painkiller.
In a recent study, cannabidiol (CBD) reduced the number of seizures by half in children and adults with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), a severe form of epilepsy.
The FDA will require new warnings on the diabetes drug, Invokana, after clinical trials showed the drug increases the risk of foot and leg amputations.
The UN will add two chemicals used to make fentanyl to an international list that makes it easier to track suspicious orders and transactions.
The FDA will allow Pfizer to remove the black box warning from its quit-smoking drug, Chantix, despite a long history of causing users mental health issues.
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy released a 428-page report that includes shocking statistics and a plan for fixing the nation’s opioid crisis.
The government has approved the 1st major clinical trial of Ecstasy to treat people with PTSD that has not responded to traditional therapy.
An Idaho mom who gave her young daughter marijuana-infused butter to soothe her seizures lost custody of her 2 kids and faces a misdemenanor charge.
A leading group of pediatricians warned this week that codeine should never be used in children for pain relief or as a cough suppressant.
Many people in the United States hang on to leftover antibiotics and say that if they got sick, they’d use them without going to the doctor, a new study finds.
A new study shows that when a drug company gives a doctor just 1 free, cheap meal, it influences the doctor to prescribe the company’s promoted drug.
Two drug companies must pay $67 million to settle allegations that they deceptively marketed a cancer drug and gave doctors illegal kickbacks.
Global health officials are looking for ways to encourage pharmaceutical companies to develop new antibiotics as antimicrobial resistance increases.
Most clinical trials are now funded by Big Pharma instead of NIH or other third parties. Concerns exist about drug safety, bias, and conflicts of interest.
Portuguese pharmaceutical company Bial has become part of the worst drug trial in France’s history, leading participants brain-dead.
Someday, couch potatoes may be able to swallow their exercise in the form of a drug rather than engage in physical activity, researchers say.
The MSM recently announced that the bull market is dead for biotech stocks, and Hillary Clinton is reportedly the reason why.