New Drug Could Slow Down Rattlesnake Bite's Deadly SymptomsAs soon as a rattlesnake sinks its fangs into a victim, the venom starts traveling through the bloodstream. It's a race against time to get to a hospital, the only place that readily offers anti-venom.
Leftover Opioids Are Common For Surgery PatientsSurgery patients often end up with leftover opioid painkillers and store the remaining pills improperly at home, a study suggests. The research raises concerns about overprescribing medicine.
FDA Approves More Convenient Blood Cancer DrugThe FDA has approved a more convenient version of a blockbuster drug for treating three common blood cancers. The new drug is injected in about six minutes, shortening clinic visits.
New Frontier In Cancer Care: Turning Blood Into Living DrugsImmune therapy is the hottest trend in cancer care and this is its next frontier — creating "living drugs" that grow inside the body into an army that seeks and destroys tumors.
Study: Side Effects Emerge After Approval For Many U.S. DrugsAlmost one-third of new drugs approved by U.S. regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected, sometimes life-threatening side effects or complications.
U.S. House Approves Repeal Of Obamacare, Bill Heads To SenateThe Republican-sponsored American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed the U.S. House 217-213 Thursday, with one vote to spare, although it will face an uncertain path in the Senate.
FDA Approves Drug For Moderate & Severe EczemaRegulators have approved the first powerful medicine to treat serious cases of the skin condition eczema. The FDA on Tuesday approved Dupixent for moderate or severe eczema cases.
FDA Approves New Drug For Advanced Breast CancerRegulators have approved a new drug as an initial treatment for women with a type of breast cancer. It is a pill that works to slow the spread of cancer by blocking two proteins that can stimulate growth and division of cancer cells.
CVS Puts Out Generic Competitor To EpiPen At A 6th The PriceCVS is now selling a rival generic version of Mylan's EpiPen at about a sixth of its price, just months after the maker of the emergency allergy treatment was eviscerated because of its soaring cost.
Trio Composes Song Proven To Put People To SleepIf you’re worried about easily falling asleep tonight and every night, there’s some good news for you.
'Magic Mushrooms' May Ease Anxiety & DepressionThe psychedelic drug in 'magic mushrooms' can quickly and effectively help treat anxiety and depression in cancer patients, an effect that may last for months, two small studies showed.
Turning Ecstasy Into Potential Treatment For PTSD?If researchers have their way, the illegal, highly addictive party drug known as Ecstasy could become a treatment option for PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder.