Tagged With Medicine

Australians are buying hydroxychloroquine after Trump called it a 'very powerful' treatment for COVID-19 – a claim which remains unproven


Lifesaving devices for coronavirus patients are 'breaking down,' so the company famous for explaining Apple device repairs is crowdsourcing ways to fix medical ventilators


A CVS pharmacist describes frantically wiping down everything after a close encounter with a patient who broke COVID-19 quarantine orders



The FDA is allowing two drugs to be used for 'compassionate use' to treat the coronavirus. Here's what that means.


How to get an advance supply of critical medicine to prepare for a coronavirus outbreak and quarantine


Hospitals are stockpiling supplies amid fears a coronavirus-related mask shortage could endanger healthcare providers



The coronavirus has reached Los Angeles, where the fourth person diagnosed in the US just arrived from China


A popular weight-loss drug may need a cancer warning after users were diagnosed with tumours


A TikTok user's simple trick for lowering pricey hospital bills is going viral


A Texas judge said a hospital can take an 11-month-old off life support, but the family and some pro-life groups object


Facebook ads are misleading people about the effects of a major HIV prevention drug, putting 'real people's lives in imminent danger,' health advocates say


Banning legitimate vaping is 'absolute madness'



One year after Canada legalised weed, figures suggest a large number of Canadians still buy their cannabis on the black market


Could treatments for Alzheimer's disease and concussions be hanging out unused in your medicine cabinet? This think tank thinks so — and wants to put them to work.


The US government just appointed a dentist and a biologist to head the National Institute of Nursing Research — and nurses are furious


Earth is a spaceship, and the Amazon is a crucial part of our life-support system, creating up to 20% of our oxygen. Here's why we need the world's largest rainforest.



Some Apple employees are reportedly frustrated with the health team's direction and want to tackle bigger challenges within the healthcare system


A day in the life of a nurse who works 10-hour shifts in an NYC cancer unit keeping patients comfortable in the midst of a national drug shortage


A new prescription drug made from CBD has been groundbreaking for kids with epilepsy. We talked to their parents about the good, the bad and the ugly of what it's been like to take it.


We got a look at the pitch deck of buzzy Silicon Valley health-tech startup Sempre Health. It reveals how a $4 billion industry is ripe for disruption.