A new study says they may aid folks who want to quit smoking. But doctors fear there's a darker side to the electronic devices.
Girl severely damaged by Gardasil recounts horrifying medical ordeal while doctors call her a liar
Everyone has bad memories. What if you could walk into a clinic, just like in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and have those memories erased?
Marijuana legalization appears to be going well in Washington State.
Following the successful passage of a constitutional amendment legalizing marijuana in Colorado last year, the cannabis industry is on track to be a fully legal state market by 2014.
In the highly regulated government medical system in Great Britain, the waste, fraud and abuse continues to astound even those who are used to its rampant inefficiencies.
US researchers have found a way to reverse Down syndrome in newborn lab mice by injecting an experimental compound that causes the brain to grow normally.
In the year since Senator Joe Manchin called for the “audacious” drug-selling website Silk Road to be “shut down immediately,” the world’s most high-profile underground pharmacy hasn’t just survived.
, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road
Most black market drug lords don’t give interviews. But the Dread Pirate Roberts isn’t most drug lords.
Nearly 24 million Americans, about 9.2% of the population, use illicit drugs, and marijuana use is steadily increasing
Nektar Therapeutics is developing a painkiller that may enter the brain too slowly to be abused.
FDA sanctioned prescription drugs for pain such as, Oxycontin, Vicodin, Lortab, and others are just as addictive as street drugs.
Attorney General Eric Holder gave a green light on Thursday to two states whose efforts to legalize marijuana had been locked in by legal uncertainty for more than nine months.
Tuberculosis (TB) was once thought to be totally under control, an ancient, historical disease that has been handled easily with a course of antibiotics over a few to several months.
Mice that grew the most spines developed the strongest preference for returning to the enclosure where they received cocaine.
Now that marijuana is set to be legal in Colorado, the next step is to grow some.
The reference here is a January 2013 report funded by the Greenwall Foundation titled: “Enhanced Warfighters: Risk, Ethics, and Policy.”
Breakthrough study claims the drug could be used to help treat depression
Ever heard of "shift work disorder?"
In Native American ceremonies, the hallucinogenic substance peyote has been used sacramentally, and in the early 1960s.....
Californians may soon have the freedom to grow, buy, sell, transport, and, of course, use all varieties of marijuana and cannabis hemp products in their state, ....
A naked, disabled man died Monday after trying to break into several houses by throwing bricks and other objects at windows before collapsing, authorities said.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN's chief medical correspondent, says he was wrong to ignore marijuana's medical potential.
Big Pharma Wyeth will pay nearly a half-billion dollars in penalties to resolve criminal and civil liability arising from improper marketing of its prescription drug, Rapamune.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has once again annihilated the business of a reputable dietary supplement company by arbitrarily declaring its primary product to be an "unapproved drug."
Information about how terrible drugs and alcohol are for your health doesn't seem to be an effective deterrent, a new study says.
Acetaminophen is one of the most widely used medicines for fever and pain, commonly found in drugs like in Tylenol.
Because the company has been unable to develop a steady stream of new "blockbuster" drugs on its own, London-based pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has decided to expand its corporate reach by essentially merging itself with the publicly-funded acade
The International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the parent organization of the more widely known American Red Cross, is currently engaged in a massive cover-up of a simple, non-toxic cure for malaria.