Don’t undermine the effectiveness of your heart medications. Taking one pill cannot save us from bad habits. Find out what you need to do for a healthier heart.
Most patients with cardiovascular disease don’t take their recommended medications long-term. What if their medicines for coronary disease and stroke were combined into one ‘superpill’?
The drug serelaxin is on track to become the first treatment breakthrough for acute heart failure in two decades.
New and existing drugs offer hope for diabetes management, but no cure for the disease. Metabolic syndrome patients have more options, and more complications, with drugs. Learn about weight-management drugs in development.
In some cases, doctors can stop — and even reverse — the damage of rheumatoid arthritis with a combination of medications.
No, they aren't usually sweet. But medications are certainly at least as carefully made as a box of fine chocolates. It's important to store them carefully, especially out of the heat.
Many people think nothing of leaving their fragile medications on the car seat on a blazing summer afternoon – with the result that the medications lose some of their potency and become worthless against whatever they were prescribed for.
Many heart patients do aspirin therapy as prescribed by their doctors as a preventive measure. But as more people self prescribe aspirin in an effort to be heart healthy, it is important for a doctor to review your case and determine that aspirin is appropriate for you.
The runny nose, cough, headache and fever of acute sinusitis can be tough on your child. The first thing many parents think of? Get the kid some antibiotics. But sometimes antibiotics aren’t appropriate.
If you’ve experienced an acute gout attack, you probably don’t want to go through it again. You might not have to.