An experimental genetically engineered medication that works completely differently from other drugs for HIV holds out hope for HIV-positive people who are on salvage therapy.
Selective serotonin reputake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as Prozac and Luvox sometimes work wonders for depression, but sometimes they don't work at all. For some people the answer to depression is controlling depression, sometimes with very simple drugs.u
Parts of the United States are experiencing an epidemic of opiate addiction, with many turning to heroin as a cheaper substitute for opiates like oxycontin. The problem is not, however, just a moral issue. The need for pain relief is in part genetic.
The next global epidemic could be antibiotic resistance which has been brought on by the overuse of antibiotics. Research is now looking at using probiotics to combat antibiotic resistance. Read on to find out how to protect yourself and your family.
Most pains are minor and go away on their own. However, there are some pains that should send you sprinting to your doctor. Here, we look at seven pains you should NEVER ignore.
Regular use of aspirin had been linked with a large reduction in the risk of developing cholangiocarcinoma, better known as bile duct cancer. This has been noted to be due to the anti-inflammatory properties of this medication.
Is the new class of antibiotics just discovered going to save modern medicine and the world as we know it?
Atrial fibrillation is a common heart condition for which a blood-thinning drug warfarin is commonly prescribed. Recent research has unearthed a potential side effect of warfarin- increase in the risk of dementia.
In treating Lyme disease, more and more antibiotics aren't the answer, according to a recent Dutch study.
Like cone snails, poisonous frogs, bees, and other spiders, the venomous Peruvian green velvet tarantula spider may be a source of a chemical that relieves chronic pain in people.