An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state’s attorney general that the drugmaker helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic.
Like their owners, dogs can have mental decline. Medications can help slow this decline, and a study says mental stimulation could also improve brain health.
A new study has found that people 55 and older who took strong anticholinergic medications daily for three years or more had a 50% increased risk of dementia.
While smoking boosts the likelihood of heart attack in both men and women of all ages, it has a much more powerful effect in younger women, especially those under 50, a new study suggests.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether insurers can seek $12 billion from the federal government under a program set up by the Obamacare law aimed at encouraging them to offer medical coverage to previously uninsured Americans.
Between 2015 and 2017, the use of 3-D mammograms rose faster in the Northeast and Northwest, but more slowly in the Southeast. It was adopted faster in regions with higher incomes, more education and more whites.
Kids need play to develop the right way, a recent report says, and it supports the nurturing relationships with caregivers that kids need to thrive.
Despite recent increases in use of hydroxyurea for sickle cell disease (SCD), only about one in four children with SCD received hydroxyurea in 2015, according to an analysis of Medicaid data. Reuters Health Information
Teens who feel understood by their parents and teachers may grow up to be healthier adults, a U.S. study suggests.
The FDA has proposed placing vaping products in “adult-only” areas of tobacco and vaping stores, but these findings leave experts skeptical that such restrictions would work.
A Missouri judge ruled on Monday the state’s only abortion clinic can remain open for at least five more days, but he ordered Planned Parenthood to take its fight against closure to a state arbiter.
Here’s what you need to know about the connection between coffee and fat.
In biopsy-naive men, combining MRI with systematic sampling of the imaged lesions increases detection of clinically significant prostate cancer, according to California-based researchers. Reuters Health Information
Michael Kopcha, PhD, a registered pharmacist and the director of the Office of Pharmaceutical Quality at the FDA, answers questions about drug quality.
The number of people with dementia is growing. The mind-robbing disease has no cure, but research shows how you may be able to lower your chances of having it.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether the federal government must pay insurers $12 billion under an Obamacare program aimed at encouraging them to cover previously uninsured people after the healthcare law was enacted in 2010.
Manufacturers say not allowing GPs to prescribe drug fails patients and forfeits gainsThe world’s largest medicinal cannabis company has urged the government to allow GPs to prescribe the drug, calling on the UK to be a “leader not a laggard” in one of…
Researchers have created one of the first maps to reveal gene activity and connectivity as the heart shuts down.
Using complex statistical methods and fast measurement techniques, researchers found how the brain network comes up with the right word and enables us to say it.
Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry’s use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in densely populated areas. Reuters Health Information