October 20, 2017

What You Should Know Before Saying ‘Yes’ To Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs

NEWS The most widely prescribed drugs in history, the side effects from statins include memory loss, confusion, muscle problems, increased blood sugar and diabetes, liver issues […]
October 17, 2017

Blood-Thinning Drugs Associated With Increased Risk Of Complications From Blood In Urine

NEWS Use of blood-thinning drugs among older adults is associated with higher rates of complications related to the presence of blood in urine, including emergency department […]
October 9, 2017

Statins Tied to Memory Lapses, Low Energy, Other Side Effects

NEWS Memory lapses. Low Energy. Brain fog. Muscle pain. High blood sugar. A growing body of research suggests these and other side effects are linked to […]
October 6, 2017

Pharma Facts

October 4, 2017

Not enough new antibiotics are being developed to combat lethal drug resistance, warns WHO

Antimicrobial resistance a 'global health emergency' that 'will seriously jeopardise progress in modern medicine', says head of international organization.
October 3, 2017

Children’s asthma medication may cause nightmares and other mental health issues

A children's asthma medication may cause nightmares and other mental health issues, a study claims.
September 27, 2017

Epilepsy drug warnings ‘not reaching women’, survey shows

Almost 70% of women surveyed about a powerful epilepsy drug have not received new safety warnings about the dangers of taking it during pregnancy, the BBC has been told exclusively.
September 27, 2017

Study: common antidepressant may worsen tinnitus

A study by Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) researchers indicates that a common class of antidepressants may worsen a hearing condition, known as tinnitus, that millions of people suffer from.
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