A gut-friendly probiotic yeast called S. boulardii can help you avoid diarrhea from C. diff due to antibiotics.
Atorvastatin (Lipitor) has been associated with muscle pain and weakness. It this because of the statin or are such symptoms coincidental?
A burning sensation in the feet or the tongue could be the result of inadequate vitamin B12 levels. Some drugs may contribute to reduced B12.
Millions of people take antidepressants for anxiety, arthritis, depression, nerve pain or fibromyalgia. Are they told how to stop duloxetine?
New research on brain tissue hints that drugs for diabetes may prevent genes relating to dementia from turning on. This could delay its development.
Should people be concerned about low blood pressure? Can it lead to falls or dementia? Are there remedies for HYPOtension?
People with previously weakened aortas must avoid fluoroquinolone antibiotics. It could be a matter of life and death.
Diagnostic mistakes are common. They can lead to disability, death or unnecessary treatment. A new study reveals dramatic overdiagnosis.
Few health professionals think hydrochlorothiazide side effects are serious. But a Danish study links HCTZ with squamous cell skin cancer.
Do you pay attention to the side effects listed in pharma ads? Perhaps the companies should tell us how to prevent type 2 diabetes on TV.
Will testosterone help women maintain a strong sex drive after menopause? It may benefit some women, but not others. Sex is complicated!
Delayed release risedronate for osteoporosis should be taken during breakfast or immediately afterwards to avoid digestive distress.
When people have low thyroid hormone levels, they don't feel good. An old-fashioned treatment can often help.
In Israel, researchers found that low-dose aspirin helps protect older individuals with cardiovascular conditions from catching COVID-19.
Overuse of drugs, especially for food production, has led to antimicrobial resistant infections. These could become a huge challenge.
Fluvoxamine (Luvox) has been marketed as an antidepressant since 1984. Why would this very old SSRI offer some promise against COVID-19?
Is your medicine safe and effective? How would you know? The FDA says a drug is "safe" even if it can cause cancer, heart attacks or death.
Vaccination may lead to swollen lymph nodes on the same side as the shot. Radiologists are learning to recognize such false positive mammograms.