The first case of an infection caused by bacteria that is resistant to ALL antibiotics has been found in Pennsylvania, and more cases may be out there.
Economist Jim O’Neill has finally released a report which lays out a plan for tackling the dire problem of antimicrobial resistance.
Antidepressants don’t work in 40% of Australians who take the drugs, and doctors are being told to hand out fewer prescriptions.
CDC’s new guidelines for prescribing opioids are intended to prevent addiction and deaths from overdose, but not everyone is pleased.
Officials are alarmed at the increasing rates of gastroschisis, a potentially deadly birth defect of the abdominal wall believed to occur from environmental exposures.
The US National Pork Board will implement guidelines January 1, 2017 that aimed at reducing antimicrobial resistance.
A New Jersey hospital has started a program which attempts to treat patients’ pain in every way possible before turning to opioids, and it’s working.
So-called “stem cell clinics” offer expensive and useless products and procedures that can maim and kill patients, but the FDA is cracking down.
New study detailing drug shortages in ERs shows drug companies won’t produce even the most vital drugs if they can’t make a big profit from them.
The largest review to date of the effect of antidepressant drugs on children and teens uncovered shocking cover-ups and lies by Big Pharma.
New testing standards have been unveiled that are intended to make painkillers harder to abuse. Companies must also prove generics have the same properties.
Big Pharma is spending like never before ‘smart pills’ with a microscopic device that relays ‘health data’ to a patch worn by the patient.
A synthetic opioid developed in the 1970s for research is emerging as a dangerous recreational drug, despite warnings that it’s not for human consumption.
As citizens suffer in China, it seems that drug prices are being slashed where it hurts – in Big Pharma’s collective wallet. Will the price gouging stop?
Senator Elizabeth Warren urges CDC to study medical marijuana as a means for stopping epidemic of addiction to pharmaceutical narcotics.
What does Robert Califf becoming new commissioner for the Food and Drug Administration mean? It means the FDA has officially been bought by Big Pharma.
On Thursday, the Vermont state Senate gave final approval to a bill legalizing recreational marijuana, beginning in 2018.