October 23, 2019

Drug Companies Accused In American Opioid Epidemic Reach $260 Million Out-Of-Court Settlement

Hours before the first federal trial over the American opioid epidemic was about to start, four big drug companies reached an out-of-court settlement totaling $260 million.
October 22, 2019

Clinical Trial Data Suggests Vitamin D May Help Elderly Populations Fight Depression

New clinical trial data suggests supplementation with vitamin D3 could help improve depression scores in older adults with moderate to severe depression.
October 21, 2019

Common Blood Pressure Drug May Increase Suicide Risk

A new study suggests that angiotensin receptor blockers, a common type of blood pressure drug, may increase the risk of suicide.
October 18, 2019

Steroid Injections May Make Arthritis Worse

Common steroid injections used to treat arthritis may actually make the crippling condition worse, a study suggests.
October 17, 2019

Vitamin D Oral Sprays Just As Effective As Pills, Researchers Say

An oral spray method of vitamin D supplementation can provide the same rate of improvement in vitamin D levels as compared to pills, according to newly published research.
October 16, 2019

Second Australian Farmer Launches Legal Action Against Monsanto Over Roundup Cancer Claims

A second Australian farmer has launched legal action against Monsanto, alleging that prolonged use of the company’s Roundup weedkiller is linked to his development of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
October 15, 2019

Widely Used Blood Pressure Drugs May Increase Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

A new study has found that high blood pressure drugs based on a molecule known as dihydropyridine may increase the risk of sudden cardiac arrest.
October 14, 2019

Jury Rules Johnson & Johnson Must Pay $8 Billion In Damages For Psychiatric Drug Side Effect

A Pennsylvania jury has ruled that US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson must pay $8 billion in damages and interest for failing to warn that a psychiatric drug could cause breast growth in men.