November 1, 2019

Antibiotics: Even Low Use In Children Can Have A Negative Impact On Health

A new study has found that even low use of antibiotics in children can have a negative impact on their health.
October 31, 2019

Study Suggests Taking Acetaminophen In Pregnancy Linked To Higher Risk Of ADHD & Autism

A new study suggests exposure to acetaminophen (paracetamol) in the womb may increase a child's risk for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder.
October 30, 2019

Two Charities To Pay $6 Million To Resolve U.S. Pharma Kickback Probe

The U.S. Justice Department says that two charities will pay $6 million to resolve claims they operated as pass-throughs for seven pharmaceutical companies to pay kickbacks to Medicare patients using their high-priced medications.
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 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 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.