If you understand why there won’t be much headway on Alzheimer’s, you’ll also understand why medicine has been having fewer breakthroughs on major diseases.
Candida auris, a deadly, multidrug-resistant fungus emerging around the world, has been called the new “fungal superbug.”
in the Bible Belt, many Southerners who held conservative views often criticized harm reduction as something that encouraged — not ended — the use of drugs.
Twenty-five states have passed laws banning medical bills related to an emergency or other situations in which patients have no say in who is treating them.
Oregon is one of 17 states that allow exemptions based on philosophical opposition to vaccination, as well as religious or medical reasons.
Providers who dispense such equipment almost always add hefty markups.
The number of cases, hospitalizations and deaths from flue have increased sharply over the past several weeks
Young connected, social-media users report feeling lonely.
FDA lets medical device companies file reports of injuries and malfunctions out of a widely scrutinized public database, leaving doctors in the dark.
Metformin is prescribed for diabetes, and rapamycin prevents organ rejection after a transplant, but doctors can prescribe drugs off-label for “aging.”
Close to 1 million people in California alone cross to Mexico annually for health care, including to buy prescription drugs.
Even with the gains made in drug therapies and understanding of the HIV/AIDS over nearly 40 years, it is not an easy undertaking.
Those infected either weren’t immunized (20( or are unable to confirm (3) that they were immunized.
A KHN review of thousands of FDA documents reveals how drugs that are poorly manufactured or contaminated can reach consumers.