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HealthThe nation's largest-selling pharmaceutical is going generic this week. Lipitor, which is prescribed to help people reduce their cholesterol levels, is going "off-patent" Wednesday. According to a HealthDay News report, Lipitor sales were nearly $4...
Guest columnistThe U.S. Supreme Court has given us two terms of remarkable support for free expression — in cases remarkable for speech that many, if not most, of us really, really dislike. And its ruling June 27 that the states cannot forbid the sale or rental of...
The cost of prescription medicines used by millions of people every day is about to plummet. The next 14 months will bring generic versions of seven of the world’s 20 best-selling drugs, including the top two: cholesterol fighter Lipitor and...
Staff WriterThe cost of prescription medicines used by millions of people every day is about to plummet. The next 14 months will bring generic versions of seven of the world's 20 best-selling drugs, including the top two: cholesterol fighter Lipitor and blood...
A new study finds that one the fastest-growing classes of prescription drugs in the United States is linked to shrinkage in the brains of those who take it, raising some new questions about the widening use of antipsychotic medications. Over a...
McClatchy Tribune NewspapersIn a study that may be reassuring to older men taking testosterone in hopes of combating the aging process, Dutch researchers have reported that the hormone supplements did not cause any ill effects in healthy men. Tens of thousands of American men are...
Los Angeles TimesIn a quest to look younger, be healthier and feel more vital later in life, increasing numbers of men, just like Jeffry Life, are turning to testosterone and human growth hormone. Use of both hormones is controversial. Read on: Testosterone: "Older men ....
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ReutersAlthough first approved to treat schizophrenia, new antipsychotic medications are increasingly being prescribed for a host of other uses, even when there is little evidence they work, U.S. researchers said on Friday. The drugs, known as "atypical...
Federal health regulators are limiting a key ingredient found in Vicodin, Percocet and other prescription painkillers that have been linked to thousands of cases of liver damage each year. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it will cap the...
ReutersWASHINGTON (AP) -- GlaxoSmithKline PLC said Monday it has updated the labeling of its diabetes pill Avandia to include safety restrictions ordered by federal health authorities because of the drug's links to heart attack. The Food and Drug Administration...
The local popularity of medical marijuana aside, the prescription drug of choice these days seems to be the opioid painkiller. And small wonder. The medications are highly effective in controlling pain -- whether from dental procedures, surgery,...
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