Risk for major side effects increased when people with diabetes switched to sulfonylureas and high, monthly doses of vitamin D don’t curb cancer risk.
A healthy diet, exercise and avoiding tobacco, not multivitamins, are the best ways to reduce your risk of heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular complications.
Drugs approved under the Breakthrough Therapy designation can potentially increase the risk for patient harm as side effects and adverse events may be missed.
Women taking aromatase inhibitors that experienced joint pain as a result saw their pain intensity decrease after regular acupuncture treatments.
Quick Hits: Guidelines Could Boost Use of Hypertension Meds, Using AI to Predict Drug Interactions & More
Proposed changes to hypertension guidelines would mean more people on drugs and artificial intelligence may be able to predict drug interactions.
The labeling changes for fluoroquinolones address the risk of potentially life-threatening low blood sugar and serious mental health side effects.
“Low T” therapies, which are marketed as treatments for low sex drive, have been linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular events and stroke.
Guidance for drug industry aims to make parts of a drug’s label more understandable for health care professionals.
Analysis supports FDA’s December 2017 decision to remove boxed warning from combination LABA/inhaled corticosteroid steroids of risk of asthma-related hospitalization or death.
Results demonstrate a strong association, but not a definite cause and effect, the researchers caution.
Single-dose flu drug to get fast FDA review and getting a second blood pressure reading during doctor visit may avoid unnecessary hypertension treatment.
The more physically fit you are in midlife the lower your risk of having depression and cardiovascular disease later in life.