The UC-based California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP) has awarded grants totaling $11.8 million to see if a current HIV drug can be used to prevent the onset of the virus.
Bay Area dental patients that don’t like dealing with a day of face numbness may be in luck thanks to a drug that promises to counteract the local anesthetic that dentists use.
The new painkiller, which is a pure version of the drug that’s in Vicodin, could hit the market next year.
A man was hit in the head with a brick in what is believed to be a drug-related attack in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood on Monday night, police said.
Police arrested a driver and his passenger in Morgan Hill last week after police pulled him over for having expired registration tags and found that he was driving under the influence with drugs in the car, the Morgan Hill Department said.
Osteoporosis is a silent disease that haunts millions of women in the U.S., but a new experimental treatment shows some promise in combating the chronic issue.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc. announced Friday it would recall 38,000 bottles of its blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor due to an unpleasant odor, the third recall this year related to the problem. The […]
Prison officials obtained a drug essential to the lethal injection process the day after California’s first execution in nearly five years was canceled, partly due to a shortage of that very drug, a court filing stated Wednesday.
A prosecutor portrayed Anna Nicole Smith Monday as an out-of-control drug addict who pressured doctors into prescribing pain killers and sedatives.