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People are using medicine intended for horses with parasite infections to treat the skin disease rosacea, drawing the concern of dermatologists.
INSIDER asked a doctor how long it's safe to use medications like ibuprofen, Tylenol, and sleeping pills after they expire. Here's what she said.
Ever wondered if it's OK to take those three-year-old pills sitting in your cabinet? To get the answer to that and more INSIDER spoke to an expert.
Here’s why Big Pharma is cheering a new proposal from the Trump administration that’s supposed to tackle high drug prices
The proposal is designed to lower costs for patients, but it doesn't require pharma companies to cut the prices of their drugs.
EpiPens weren’t working. It took 3 years and the FDA stepping in before serious change — with potentially deadly outcomes
Consumer complaints about EpiPens were increasing, but its manufacturer wasn’t properly looking into those complaints, FDA inspectors warned in 2014.
A Silicon Valley company just launched ‘smart’ cancer pills that track you with tiny sensors stamped into your medications
A digital medicine company called Proteus makes 'smart pills' embedded with sensors that tell your doctor when you've taken your medication. The pills also track activity levels.
A controversial startup that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with young blood now claims to be up and running in 5 cities across the US
A company called Ambrosia is charging $8,000 for the procedure and accepting PayPal payments. But there's little to no evidence that it would work.
There has been a disturbing rise in the maternal death rate in the US, and experts say it’s the most dangerous developed country to give birth i...
700 women die each year in the US and another 50,000 are severely injured during childbirth. This is reportedly due to hospitals ignoring simple procedures and preterm births.
Trump may have shamed Pfizer for increasing drug prices, but that isn’t stopping drugmakers from doing more of the same
Pharmaceutical companies are increasing drug price again this month, and they could be even larger than usual.
A fresh crop of promising drugs is poised to change the way depression is treated for the first time in decades. Here are the ones to watch in 2019.
Researchers are on the hunt for better drugs to treat depression, a leading cause of disability worldwide. Promising options include ketamine and psilocybin.