Use of the rheumatoid arthritis medication Xeljanz (generic: tofacitinib) has been linked to a significantly increased risk for serious side effects including blood clots in the lungs (pulmonary embolism), cancer, opportunistic infections, and even death when taken at the dosage...
A new study published in Brookings Papers on Economic Activity has made a convincing case for blaming at least part of a recent downward trend in the U .S. labor force on prescription opioid medications.
Dr. William Husel, a critical care medicine specialist and anesthesiologist at Mount Carmel Hospital System in Columbus, Ohio, is being investigated for his role in at least 28 "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" overdoses on fentanyl, a painkiller 50-100 times...
A new study from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has identified yet another link between the consumption of sugar-laden energy drinks and an increased risk for kidney disease.
Synthetic opioid medications have produced an increased mortality rate of 2,925% in children and teens since 1999, according to a new study from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
Prescription medications commonly used to treat upper respiratory infection, urinary tract infections (UTIs) can cause painful and sometimes life-threatening damage to the body’s main artery, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is warning.
More than 200 cases of severe and unexplained bleeding from synthetic cannabinoids suspected of being laced with rat poison have been reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the agency announced on May 25, 2018.