Blood pressure and stroke risk rise steadily the more alcohol people drink, and previous claims that one or two drinks a day might protect against stroke are not true, according to a genetic study.
Britain’s Consort Medical Plc agreed to develop a nasal spray for treating opioid overdoses with specialty pharmaceutical company Opiant Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Very few U.S. adults receive all the preventive health care services recommended for them, reports a new study.
Alkermes Plc was told to conduct more clinical trials of the company’s experimental depression treatment after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration rejected its initial application for approval.
Heavy drinkers may be more likely than other adults to develop dementia, especially in middle age, a French study suggests.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton would launch a $10 billion initiative to tackle drug and alcohol addiction, a problem she speaks of often on the campaign trail and which affects 23 million Americans. Clinton’s plan would include a new $7.5 billion federal fund to support states that launch addiction-related prevention, treatment, medical response, prescription […]