The small pipeline of schizophrenia products — about 135 products — is indicative of a low level of investment in research and development (R&D). Here's why.
Scientists discovered this over-the-counter drug could have special properties.
Confirming the worst fears of many pregnant women in the United States and Latin America, U.S. health officials said Wednesday there is no longer any doubt the Zika virus causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and other severe brain defects.
Stanford, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the University of Pennsylvania are some of the institutions taking part in this endeavor.
A University of Queensland researcher has made a big step toward the holy grail of biomedical science.
A report from data firm IMS Health estimates patients, insurers, government programs and other payers spent a combined $309.5 billion last year on prescription medicines.
New research in monkeys exposed to SIV, the animal equivalent of HIV, reveals what happens in the very earliest stages of infection, before virus is even detectable in the blood, which is a critical but difficult period to study in humans.
A review of blood samples for nearly 5,000 patients seen at The Johns Hopkins Hospital Emergency Department suggests that federal guidelines for hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening may be missing up to a quarter of all cases and argues for updated universal screening.
A multi-institutional study led by a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigator finds significant racial disparities in the risk that patients being treated for gout will develop a serious, sometimes life-threatening adverse reaction to the most commonly prescribed medication.
Researchers have developed a light-activated tool to show how drugs need to be adapted to combat type 2 diabetes.
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel recommended against the accelerated approval of Clovis Oncology’s lung cancer treatment, in a vote of 12 to one.
Salk scientists have solved a longstanding problem in the effort to create replacement cells for diabetic patients.
In the new frontier of precision medicine, today’s explorers do not emulate Ferdinand Magellan, Vasco da Gama, John Smith, or Neil Armstrong, wielding armor and protective gear to combat attackers or the elements.
New research shows syrup could prevent the development of ALS.
The letter specifically takes issue with guidelines instructing doctors to routinely ask patients to assess their pain.