A Change in REMS Requirements
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lifted the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) requirements for certain medications used to treat anemia.
Men and HPV Vaccination
Despite human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programs becoming available to the public in 2009, vaccination rates among men remained relatively low, a new study found.
First and Only Dronabinol Solution Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first and only dronabinol solution for oral use.
Teen Girls and the HPV Vaccine
In the US, routine HPV vaccination is recommended for all girls before age 13. So why are so many still not getting vaccinated?
HPV Vaccination Found Lacking in Teen Boys
Many parents know the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can protect against cervical cancer. But new evidence suggests that some US teens are still not getting vaccinated.
FDA Warns Against Imported Dietary Supplements
Consumers, beware! Imported products marketed as "dietary supplements" or "herbal alternatives" to prescription drugs may do you more harm than good.
HPV Vaccine: How Many Doses Does It Really Take?
Doctors don't usually encourage patients to deviate from their vaccination schedules, but new evidence suggests that less may actually be more — at least when it comes to the HPV vaccine.
Breathe Easy, Parents: Vaccine Not Tied to More STDs
Some parents have raised concerns that vaccinating young girls against HPV, a sexually transmitted illness, might lead to more unsafe sexual activity in these girls. New evidence, however, suggests that's not the case — and the vaccine could prevent serious health problems.
This Hep C Rx Combo May Be Quicker Cure
For people with hepatitis C, three isn't a crowd. These patients got well much faster with the addition of a third medication.
New Test May Replace Pap Smear as Initial Screen
Pap smears may be passé for some women. A new cervical cancer test may be coming into vogue.