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New study investigates Finasteride's link to prostate cancer

Here is what a new study has found.

20 May 2018 4:40 PM

Smoking pot in early teens ups drug abuse risk later

Those who started drinking at 17 also were at higher risk of having an alcohol problem at 28.

20 May 2018 2:19 PM

This is your heart on nitric oxide

The study provides new motivation to replace nitric oxide during heart failure.

15 May 2018 3:04 PM

New study may have discovered way to stop cancer cells from multiplying

Researchers believe that screening for drugs using 3-D structures of cancer cells may be more appropriate.

14 May 2018 3:35 PM

Alcohol, tobacco are biggest threat to human welfare

In contrast, researchers say use of illicit drugs was far less common.

11 May 2018 1:32 PM


Novel drug may help treat hair loss

The only other option available to patients is hair transplantation surgery.

09 May 2018 4:24 PM

'Shooting gallery' helps addicts in Europe's richest country

The question is why Luxembourg has so many drug addicts

07 May 2018 5:19 PM

Global study finds 44 genetic risk factors for major depression

The new findings could help explain why not everyone treated with antidepressants sees their condition improve.

28 Apr 2018 8:13 AM

Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

Methadone is the oldest and most effective of the three approved medications used to treat opioid addiction.

24 Apr 2018 2:11 PM

New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

The U.S. is estimated to consume roughly 30 percent of all opioids used worldwide.

19 Apr 2018 8:33 PM


Taking this diabetes drug might not lower death risk

Here is what a new study has found.

18 Apr 2018 1:07 PM

Here's what triggers depression among adults

This study identifies genes that potentially increase our risk of depression.

17 Apr 2018 1:32 PM

Painkiller overuse spikes during cold and flu season

This extensive analgesics consumption that we have documented raises the concern of overuse and misuse, as well as addiction to opioids.

15 Apr 2018 2:26 PM

Viagra, a new weapon against cancers?

Drugs currently prescribed to treat male erectile dysfunction can be included in the new trials for anti-cancer drugs.

12 Apr 2018 3:21 PM

Antiepileptic drugs can increase Alzheimer's risk

Antiepileptic drugs increased risk of the condition by 15%.

11 Apr 2018 9:15 AM


Cause and effect: the US opioid crisis explained

Find out how the opioid crisis is different from crack or heroin.

08 Apr 2018 1:04 PM

Lilly's Cyramza succeeds in late-stage liver cancer trial

The approved drug is being tested as a single therapy for a new indication — hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer.

05 Apr 2018 6:05 PM

This drug reduces inflammation in stroke patients

The drug is licensed for treating rheumatoid arthritis

27 Mar 2018 7:21 PM

1 in 10 people have cocaine on their fingertips: study

Believe it or not, cocaine is a very common environmental contaminant - it is well known that it is present on many bank notes.

25 Mar 2018 12:21 PM

Drugs prescribed to kids are often inappropriate

A large proportion of these preventive, or prophylactic prescriptions also were for broad-spectrum antibiotics.

22 Mar 2018 2:21 PM