RX News

  • MS Rx Might Reverse Some Disability October 16, 2016
    A multiple sclerosis (MS) medication appeared to reduce some physical disability caused by the disease, according to a new study.
  • An Alternative to Warfarin September 28, 2016
    There may be an alternative to warfarin to prevent cardiovascular problems associated with atrial fibrillation during cardioversion treatment, a new study found.
  • Epilepsy Rx Safety in Pregnancy September 12, 2016
    Two newer epilepsy medications may not affect the IQs of children whose mothers took them during pregnancy, a new study found.
  • Diabetes Rx Could Fight Heart Disease September 5, 2016
    A drug often prescribed for type 2 diabetes could fight heart disease in patients with type 1 diabetes, a new study found.
  • Triple Diabetes Rx Combo May Work August 15, 2016
    A combination of three diabetes medications may help patients control their blood sugar and lose weight, a new study found.
  • Allergy Rx Moves to Over the Counter August 10, 2016
    There's a new over-the-counter (OTC) treatment option for those who have allergies.
  • First OTC Retinoid for Acne Approved July 11, 2016
    The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first over-the-counter (OTC) retinoid for the treatment of acne.
  • How Liraglutide May Help the Heart June 21, 2016
    The diabetes medication liraglutide (brand name Victoza) may reduce patients' risk of cardiovascular complications, a new study found.
  • Antibiotics: Too Much of a Good Thing May 9, 2016
    Many antibiotic prescriptions in the United States in recent years may not have been appropriate, a recent study found.
  • Macular Degeneration Rx: A Closer Look May 5, 2016
    Before anti-VEGF medications like Avastin (bevacizumab) and Lucentis (ranibizumab), patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) had much worse outcomes, a new study found.