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Certain Steroids Raise Risk For Serious Staph Infections
Certain Steroids Raise Risk For Serious Staph Infections
People who use powerful drugs called systemic glucocorticoids are at higher risk for life-threatening staph blood infections, a new study finds. The findings are "a reminder for clinicians to weigh carefully the elevated risk against the potential bene...
Medicinal Cannabis Treatments Coming, Experts Say
Medicinal Cannabis Treatments Coming, Experts Say
Medicinal cannabis industry officials and scholars here touted potential breakthroughs to treat health problems and questioned why cannabidiol (CBD) is not mandatory for athletes to address traumatic brain injury (TBI). Others, meanwhile, cautioned the...
Prescription Drug Prices in America Are Rising Like No Other Industry
Prescription Drug Prices in America Are Rising Like No Other Industry
The high cost of prescription drugs has been causing pain and hardships for millions of Americans for years.
Why Pharma Companies Prefer Drugs Over Vaccines
Why Pharma Companies Prefer Drugs Over Vaccines
When it comes to addressing disease, many industry observers and public health advocates believe that pharmaceutical companies prefer to invest in drugs rather than vaccines, as preventives are perceived to be inherently less profitable. A Harvard-Dart...
Vaccination During Pregnancy Protects Infants Against Flu
Vaccination During Pregnancy Protects Infants Against Flu
In children born to women given the flu vaccination during pregnancy, the risk of influenza is much lower. Vaccinating babies against influenza in the first six months of life is not effective. Passive protection via maternal immunisation may offer an ...