Surgery for early-stage prostate cancer hardly improves a man’s lifespan compared to just monitoring the cancer, though the procedure can lead to long-term side effects.
Seniors taking 5 or more medications are more prone to experience falls and walk more slowly.
A new “action plan” proposed by an independent panel calls on the FDA to review the safety and effectiveness of current opioids and re-examine new opioids every few years after approval.
Quick Hits: Withdrawn Leukemia Drug May Return to Market, Device Makers Get Break on Reporting Malfunctions & More
A leukemia drug pulled from the market over questions about efficacy and toxicity may be returning to market and legislation would allow device makers to delay reporting malfunctions.
A dramatic rise in prescribing of cardiovascular drugs, painkillers and insulin may be a key reason why unintentional medication errors are growing.
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has proposed opioid drugmakers provide educational materials to doctors to more responsibly prescribe immediate-release opioids.
When it comes to vitamin D, not all nutritional supplements are created equal.
Vitamin D comes in 2 types, D2 and D3. D2 is derived from plants, while D3 comes from animals. A new study found that taking vitamin D3 was much more effective in raising levels of vitamin D Continue Reading →