Cough Medicines Don't Work And Are Virtually Useless, Doctors Claim
Doctors say that coughing is a natural reflex that clears our airways and cough medications are meant to block the cough reflex, and they can also cause drowsiness.
Acid Reflux Medications Linked To Intestinal Infections
Study results show that those who took acid suppression medications had 1.7-times and 3.7-times increased risks of C. difficile and Campylobacter bacteria, respectively, compared to those who did not take the medication.
Maine Pharmacists Are Confused About Opiate Overdose Reversal Drug
Pharmacists in Maine expressed confusion about a law approved in April regarding the sale of Naloxone - a drug which reverses the effects of opioid overdose. They question whether there is an age limit and if they can administer the drug to customers themselves.
Rheumatoid Arteritis Medication, Actemra, Shows Positive Results
Swiss pharmacuetical giant, Roche, said on Sunday that their rheumatoid arteritis medication, Actemra, showed to be superior to steroids alone in maintaining steroid-free remission in a Phase III study.
Google Life Sciences Division Renamed As Verily
Alphabet Holdings renames Google X Project Life Sciences Division to Verily.
Hydrogel Bandages Channel Medicine To The Right Places
A team of MIT engineers led by Xuanhe Zhao has developed a smart bandage that uses hydrogel technology to monitor a human being's vital signs and administer medicine to patients.