Psychedelic Drug Banned In The U.S. May Help Battle AddictionA potential treatment for addiction: a psychedelic derived from the bark of an African scrub. The shrub is iboga. The treatment is ibogaine.
Drug-Related Charges Against Rappers 'Baby Bash' And 'Paul Wall' DroppedA Texas grand jury decided against indicting rappers Paul Wall and Baby Bash on drug charges...
Much Anticipated Alzheimer's Treatment Fails In Large Clinical StudyEli Lilly’s Alzheimer’s treatment failed in a large clinical study, ending hope that researchers had finally found a drug that can slow the fatal, mind-robbing disease.
EpiPen Manufacturer Offers Discount Coupons After Backlash Over 400% Price HikeAfter a furor over what appears to be price-gouging, the drug maker of life-saving EpiPen Auto-Injectors is offering discounts to patients who use them.
Lawmakers Call For Investigation Into 400 Percent Price Hike Of Life-Saving EpiPenThe cost of life saving EpiPens has soared 400% since its maker Mylan acquired the product in 2007, and now Congress wants to know why.
Man Beaten By Alameda County Sheriff's Deputies Faces Federal ChargesA man who was severely beaten by two Alameda County sheriff's deputies in November is due back in U.S. District Court in San Francisco next Monday on federal gun and methamphetamine charges.
Drugmaker Gilead Halts Studies On Cancer Drug Zydelig Due To Side Effects, DeathDrugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc. has halted several patient studies of its cancer drug, Zydelig, because of increased risk of death and serious side effects.
Drug Approved To Use Herpes Virus To Destroy Skin Cancer TumorsFederal health officials have approved a first-of-a-kind drug that uses the herpes virus to infiltrate and destroy skin cancer tumors.
5,000 Percent Increase In Popular Drug Prompts Protests From SpecialistsA dramatic overnight price increase for a decades old drug developed by a Hayward company has prompted protests from infectious disease specialists.
'Like A Bomb Went Off In My Body': Patients Demand New Antibiotics Warnings Due To Strong ReactionsPatients report terrible side effects from a powerful strain of prescription antibiotics, and now doctors are calling for the strongest warnings imaginable.
Roadside Drug Breathalyzers Rejected By California LawmakersAn Assembly committee has rejected making California one of more than a dozen states that allow police to conduct roadside testing for marijuana and other drugs.
Scary New Drug 'Flakka' Behind Bizarre Crimes Involving Nudity & HallucinationsOne man ran naked through a Florida neighborhood, tried to have sex with a tree and told police he was the mythical god Thor. Another ran nude down a busy city street in broad daylight, convinced a pack of German shepherds was pursuing him.