A new modeling study suggests that 10-year risk thresholds used in current guidelines to prescribe statins for primary prevention of heart disease are likely substantially too low.
Deaths from drug overdose in the United States increased by 54% from 2011 to 2016 — with opioids, benzodiazepines (benzos), and stimulants the most commonly used drug classes involved, a new report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), shows.
A visit to your doctor’s office should leave you feeling informed and supported, with open and truthful conversations about your health and treatment plans. Many, however, do not get such courtesies, especially where vaccinations are concerned. Open conversations about vaccines are the exception rather than the rule at many U.S. doctors’ offices.
It’s not often I call bullshit on a news story. However, I call ABSOLUTE BULLSHIT on this story. HIV drugs may help people with Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome, says new hypothesis on Alzheimer’s origins
In some countries, doctors are paid bonuses for healing their patients, or they’re not even paid at all until the patient becomes well.
Millions of people use prescription drugs every day for any number of reasons, and a growing number of people are falling prey to prescription drug addiction.
Acute renal failure – a sudden loss of kidney function due to kidney damage – occurs when the kidneys can no longer effectively filter waste products from the blood.
The transgender community is singing a chorus of praise to the god of LGBT after Children’s Hospital in Aurora, Colorado, announced that it will no longer be assigning gender wristbands to its child patients.
The following information is the most accurate and documented data available on psychiatric drug usage in the United States.
Nationwide study shows how manufacturing facilities can increase levels of medical compounds in waterways.