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2877 Articles Matching "meds"

Success Of A Polypill With Cocktail Of Heart Meds Made Headlines, But Will U.S. Doctors Actually Embrace It?

Sep 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The drug--which contains low doses of three blood pressure drugs and a cholesterol drug--has been tested in the United States for the first time. But many U.S. doctors have seen little need for the polypill, preferring to tailor medications...
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Anti-Addiction Meds Can Help Teen Opioid Abusers, Too

Sep 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Anti-Addiction Meds Can Help Teen Opioid Abusers, TooCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Poor Circulation in Legs? Statin Meds Can Keep You Living Longer

Sep 05, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Poor Circulation in Legs? Statin Meds Can Keep You Living LongerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/4/2019 12:00:00...
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For Men, Living Alone May Mean Poorer Control of Blood-Thinning Meds

Sep 04, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: For Men, Living Alone May Mean Poorer Control of Blood-Thinning MedsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/3/2019 12:00:00...
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Sky-High Insulin Costs Are Forcing Patients To Ration Diabetes Drugs, Ask For Lower-Cost Prescriptions

Aug 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Stories of the fatal decision to skip or ration insulin have filled headlines in recent months, but new government data shows just how many people are taking those dangerous measures because of high costs. In other pharmaceutical news: Gilead's stand-off with the government over Truvada, tips for shopping abroad for cheaper meds, and...
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Upping Seniors' Blood Pressure Meds After Hospital Can Sometimes Bring Danger

Aug 21, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Upping Seniors' Blood Pressure Meds After Hospital Can Sometimes Bring DangerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/20/2019 12:00:00...
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Migraine Meds Recalled for Bacteria Risk

Aug 17, 2019 , WebMD
The bacteria, from the genus pseudomonas and the genus burkholderia, can enter the bloodstream and cause serious, life-threatening...
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More Than Half of Younger Patients Skip or Quit Blood Pressure Meds

Aug 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: More Than Half of Younger Patients Skip or Quit Blood Pressure MedsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Younger Patients Shunning Blood Pressure Meds

Aug 16, 2019 , WebMD
The researchers found that 23.5% of the patients stopped taking the drugs within the first nine months. And of those who kept using the medications, 40% had "low adherence" -- taking the prescribed amount less than 80% of the...
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For Kids Born With HIV, Taking Needed Meds Gets Harder With Age: Study

Aug 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: For Kids Born With HIV, Taking Needed Meds Gets Harder With Age: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Teens Are Getting Hooked on Leftover Prescription Meds

Aug 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Teens Are Getting Hooked on Leftover Prescription MedsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/5/2019 12:00:00...
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Some Meds and Driving a Dangerous Duo

Jul 30, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Some Meds and Driving a Dangerous DuoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/27/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/29/2019 12:00:00...
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State Highlights: Oregon Makes It Easier For Most-Critical Patients To Access Aid-In-Dying Meds Quicker; 125,000 Texans Could Lose SNAP Benefits Under New Rule

Jul 26, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Oregon, Texas, New Hampshire, Florida, Iowa, Colorado, Minnesota, Maryland, California and North Carolina....
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ADHD Meds Help Keep Kids Out of Trouble

Jul 24, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: ADHD Meds Help Keep Kids Out of TroubleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/23/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/23/2019 12:00:00...
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Just How Effective Are ADHD Meds?

Jul 24, 2019 , WebMD
In addition to helping kids calm down and concentrate in school, the review also found that the drugs help children avoid a lot of long-term negative consequences associated with ADHD, including depression, substance abuse and even driving...
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Prescription Drugs In The Home Are Fueling The Addiction Crisis Among Kids And Teens, Warns New Research

Jul 23, 2019 , Forbes
New research carries a warning for both parents and doctors: prescription meds in the home are fueling the addiction crisis among kids and...
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Prescription Drugs At Home Are Fueling The Addiction Crisis Among Kids And Teens, Warns New Studies

Jul 22, 2019 , Forbes
New research carries a warning for both parents and doctors: prescription meds in the home are fueling the addiction crisis among kids and...
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A ‘Smart Pill’ To Help Patients Remember To Take Meds Was Touted As New Era In Care. Now Researchers Are Pushing Back.

Jul 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The researchers argue that the evidence used to approve the product — called Abilify MyCite — was not only weak, but failed to demonstrate the technology improves adherence, a key point if the goal is to improve health outcomes. In other public health news: neuron research, seasickness, surgery, scooter safety, broken heart syndrome, and...
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New Migraine Drug Might Help When Other Meds Don't

Jul 12, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: New Migraine Drug Might Help When Other Meds Don'tCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Keep Unused Meds Out of the Hands of Addicts

Jul 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Keep Unused Meds Out of the Hands of AddictsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/8/2019 12:00:00...
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