pharmaceuticals

Take Two of These…and a Sandwich

April 18, 2012

“Take medication on an empty stomach.” Patients dread seeing this warning on their pill bottles, knowing that it often means skipped meals and hungry rumbles in the hours before and after taking their medicine. The rationale for the [Read more]

The Off-Label Antipsychotic Surge

January 20, 2011

If you watch enough football games, you might come away with the impression that today’s most profitable drugs are for erectile dysfunction, cholesterol, and allergies. But far less public attention is paid to one of the most expensive classes [Read more]

From Wasp Fungus to New MS Drug

September 22, 2010

Just twenty years ago, there were no therapies available for the management of multiple sclerosis. Physicians could give patients drugs to try and blunt the damage caused by the disease’s intermittent attacks on the central nervous system, but [Read more]