Choosing Wisely, an initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine, released today 26 lists of things physicians and patients should question, compiled by societies in [...]
Antibiotics are routinely given to factory-farm livestock to make them gain weight with less feed and keep them from getting sick in confined spaces.
A study reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine has depressing news for those taking cholesterol-lowering drugs (CLDs).
The BMJ and COPE have recently highlighted researchers ethical shortcomings in reporting data from health studies.
Nicotine concentrations were 50 percent higher than those found in restaurants and bars that permitted smoking.
If mammography were a drug, it would be removed from the market.
We’re given the impression that having a flu jab will assure protection from flu over the coming months. However, new evidence suggests we’d be wide of the mark here.
Scientists in the UK have achieved a major breakthrough in treating asthma with the revelation of the exact shape of an antibody, following more than 15 years research.
The Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) continues to advise consumers to beware of alleged “dietary supplements,” in a Consumer Updates article released this week.
A genetic screening test for prostate cancer could reduce the need for invasive treatments.