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The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing research data on what could become the first U.S.-approved "biosimilar" drug, a cheaper, sort-of generic version of a biologic drug.
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Doctors often suggest taking acetaminophen for low back pain relief. But according to a new study, the popular painkiller isn't any more effective in alleviating an aching back than letting the pain naturally subside.
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With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee's chairman has offered to scale back a Senate-passed bill to improve health care services for veterans.
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A teenager in India has had 232 teeth removed from his mouth in what could be a record-breaking operation.
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In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone will seem like strange bedfellows.
Arizona used a two-drug protocol for Wednesday's execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who had been sentenced to die for the 1989 deaths of a former girlfriend and her father.
A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the disease, according to that country's Ministry of Health.
Purdue Pharma's new drug Targiniq ER is an extended release tablet that combines oxycodone - the active ingredient in OxyContin - with the drug naloxone.
In this July 11, 2014 photo, patient Amanda Thornton, left, of Aloha, Ore., speaks with primary care doctor John Guerreiro at a clinic run by the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center in Beaverton, Ore.
The head of the government lab which potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.
A recent Health Canada inspection of the country's only flu vaccine production plant identified 10 issues that need to be addressed, a report from the regulatory agency reveals.
Even though urinary incontinence affects about 25 million Americans and there are many treatment options to improve symptoms, talking about the often unexpected and always urgent need "to go" is still taboo, even with your doctor.
CHARLESTON, W.Va.: A West Virginia health official says an investigation that found syringes were being reused at a pain management clinic was triggered after a patient developed bacterial meningitis.
When the audited public accounts confirmed a $353 million surplus for the last fiscal year, B.C. Liberal political staff were quick to remind reporters of the NDP's main theme from last year's election campaign.
CRUSH, Las Vegas' premiere lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender smoke-free brand recently launched a new video to encourage gay and bisexual men to quit smoking.
Genetic fragments of the deadly MERS virus were detected in the air of a barn where an infected camel was kept, a new study says.
Marlboro maker Altria Group posted flat second-quarter earnings Tuesday as higher prices helped to offset decline in the number of cigarettes it sold.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 06:46 pm
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