Study Suggests Drinking Water Contains High Levels of Toxins

A new study conducted by researchers from Harvard suggests that more than 6 million Americans are regularly exposed to high levels of toxins through their drinking water. Researchers reportedly found…

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Levaquin, Cipro Among Antibiotics Receiving Stronger FDA Warnings

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has strengthened warnings about a class of drugs known as fluoroquinolones, to alert patients to the risk of potentially disabling and/or permanent side…

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Are Smart Stitches the Next Big Medical Breakthrough?

Are Smart Stitches the Next Big Medical Breakthrough?

With the rise in wearable technology telling us everything from how many steps we’ve walked to our current heart rate, it may be no surprise to some that researchers have…

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Taxotere or Taxo Tears? The Chemo Drug with Permanent Hair Loss

Perhaps the most vivid image that comes to mind when considering cancer patients is the hair loss that is so common during chemotherapy. For many cancer patients, it marks the…

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Invokana Plagued by New FDA Warnings and Lawsuits

Invokana Plagued by New FDA Warnings and Lawsuits

When it was first announced—with the help of aggressive marketing—Invokana was hailed as an exciting development in the world of diabetes treatment and the first of a promising new generation…

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Possible Breakthrough in Search for HIV Vaccine

Possible Breakthrough in Search for HIV Vaccine

An HIV vaccine currently under trial has produced promising results, paving the way for a major trial to be undertaken. The news was recently announced by researchers at the International…

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Many Sunscreens Fail Guidelines JAMA Study

For patients who regularly cover up with sunscreen hoping to prevent sunburns, cancer, and other sun-related health problems, a new study published in JAMA Dermatology might have some worrisome news.…

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FDA Advisory Panel Votes to Allow Claim Regarding Jardiance Cardiovascular  Events

FDA Advisory Panel Votes to Allow Claim Regarding Jardiance Cardiovascular Events

A US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel has narrowly voted to approve a Jardiance claim that the drug can decrease the risk of cardiovascular death. Jardiance (empagliflozin), an…

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European Union Declines Relicensing of Monsanto Roundup

European Union Declines Relicensing of Monsanto Roundup

Monsanto’s top-selling herbicide Roundup has endured a stumbling block this week. The EU nations which include but are not limited to Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, and Croatia have refused to back…

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FDA Explores Invokana Increasing the Risk for Amputation?

FDA Explores Invokana Increasing the Risk for Amputation?

The FDA has issued a recent safety communication warning the public of the famous diabetes medicine canagliflozin. The safety issue was in relation to an ongoing  interim clinical trial that found…

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Zyprexa FDA Warning For Rare Skin Condition

Zyprexa FDA Warning For Rare Skin Condition

Olanzapine Safety Alert issued by FDA   The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warnings of rare skin conditions associated with the popular antipsychotic drug Olanzapine.  Olanzapine,…

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Gambling & Sex – FDA warns of Abilify Side Effects

Gambling & Sex – FDA warns of Abilify Side Effects

One of the most top selling antipsychotic drugs in the United States, Abilify has recently received FDA (Food and Drug Administration) warnings. The FDA safety announcement was released on Tuesday, May…

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FDA warns of yeast infection pills for pregnant woman

FDA warns of yeast infection pills for pregnant woman

A Recent report from the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) announced a link between frequently used yeast infection treatment medications with the risk of miscarriages and birth defects. This shocking…

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E-cigarettes linked to Fatal chemical that causes Popcorn Lung

E-cigarettes linked to Fatal chemical that causes Popcorn Lung

E-cigarette devices that have recently become popular as a new method to inhale nicotine without smoking the tobacco have been linked to a fatal chemical. A chemical noted to have…

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Essure Birth Control Device Migration and FDA Warning

Essure Birth Control Device Migration and FDA Warning

The permanent birth control device known as Essure has raised various concerns with women across America. The contraceptive implant has shown recent risks of chronic pain, bleeding, damages to the…

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Risperdal Gynecomastia Latest Lawsuit A Loss for J&J

Risperdal Gynecomastia Latest Lawsuit A Loss for J&J

The number of lawsuits filed against the long time corporate giant Johnson & Johnson continue to grow. Risperdal, an atypical anti-psychotic drug developed by Johnson & Johnson in an effort to…

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