(Reuters Health) - Patients who only briefly take opioid painkillers are still likely to face side effects, a new study suggests.
Although there is little robust research to support the claims of their effectiveness, some vitamins may help increase blood flow. Learn about them here.
A new study finds that many U.S. adults are using daily low dose aspirin to prevent heart disease, despite new guidelines advising against this.
Biogen Inc reported better-than-expected second quarter profit and raised its 2019 earnings forecast on Tuesday, driven by higher sales of its top-selling multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera and lower taxes.
Researchers have uncovered fresh evidence that following a Paleo diet may place heart health at risk, and they identify a possible source of the threat.
The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee announced a proposal to lower prescription drug prices on Tuesday that could save $100 billion in costs to government healthcare programs, and said the committee would vote on the legislation on Thursday.
China's agriculture ministry said on Tuesday that it would work to ensure the country's pork supplies and to keep the hog market stable despite the spread of the African swine fever virus.
Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on coal companies to help fund their medical care, as rates of the progressive respiratory disease rise in parts of Appalachia.
A large review and meta-analysis concludes that consistently following a healthful, plant-based diet may significantly reduce a person's diabetes risk.
New research proposes the use of electronic tongues for detecting bladder cancer in its early stages. The device is cheap, noninvasive, and easy to use.