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Will Stem Cell Tests Predict Your Drug’s Side Effects?

May 18, 2017
Can Stem Cells Predict Drug Side Effects?

Researchers in Singapore have developed a test that uses a patient’s stem cells to see if they will have an adverse reaction to a kidney cancer drug. Could this mean side effects can be predicted before a person’s starts a medication?

6 Medications That Can Harm the Kidneys

May 11, 2017
6 Medications That Can Harm the Kidneys

Certain classes of drugs are more likely to harm the kidneys than others. Find out which ones and what you can do to avoid damaging these vital organs.

Medicine-Free Methods for Easing Indoor Allergies

May 4, 2017
Do Allergy Meds Leave You Slow and Sleepy?

Try these tactics for non-medical ways to cut down on indoor allergy symptoms.

Do Your Psychiatric Drugs Keep You Up at Night?

April 27, 2017
Do Your Psychiatric Drugs Keep You Up at Night?

Many drugs used to treat psychiatric conditions have sleep-related side effects. Find what medications cause them and what you can do about it.

Women: How to Deal With Urinary Incontinence Without the Meds

April 20, 2017
Women: How to Deal With Urinary Incontinence Without the Meds

Suffering from incontinence is unpleasant, and potentially embarrassing. While medications are widely available for treatment, you may be better off seeking alternatives therapies.

Feeling Anxious? Depressed? Check Your Meds

April 13, 2017
Feeling Anxious? Depressed? Check Your Meds

If you find yourself feeling anxious or depressed, it might be a side effect of medication you are taking. What drugs are most likely to cause this?