May cause drowsiness: how to make sense of drug instructions

Do you read the medicine information leaflet before you take medication? Most of us don’t, probably because the list of […]

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Why resistance to antibiotics is fast becoming a big killer

Is antibiotic resistance a threat to surgical outcome? A retrospective study by AIIMSon 100 infants who underwent heart surgeries at […]

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Merck boss hits back at drug pricing criticism

European governments should spend more on drugs if they want to keep a lid on prices, the boss of global […]

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Drugs Didn’t Help My Child With His ADHD

A recent study published in September in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology about children with ADHD found that […]

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Competition Commission gets facts wrong about drug companies

Picture: RUSSELL ROBERTS The Competition Commission is investigating Pfizer for charging excessive prices for a lung cancer drug in SA. […]

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As overdose deaths hit record levels, drug and alcohol services face massive cuts

Kevin Jaffray, a former heroin addict, works as an advocate for Naloxone, a drug that reverses opiate overdoses. Photograph: Martin […]

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Could this new drug give you a real sun tan?

Scientists say they have discovered a drug that could give you a real sun tan without even stepping outside. The […]

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Your drug costs might drop if lawmakers can agree on why they’re so high

From presidential campaign promises to congressional hearings on the price of EpiPens, 2016 was the year that public anger over […]

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Vitamin-D Supplements Can Help in Relieving Pain: Experts

Taking vitamin-D supplements for this important nutrient’s deficiency is a common sight today, while one can get through being exposed […]

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