Inside OutBy Cory Quirino
It’s never too late to go on a wellness regimen, although it’s really better to start while you’re young. In the spirit of this popular line by Theodore Roosevelt, “Old age, like everything else, to make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.”
A US drug company said Friday it was considering a banana-flavored version of its pain reliever after the world’s oldest man attributed his longevity to the fruit and the drug.
A Dutch court on Wednesday fined six coffee shop owners and workers for selling cannabis to non-residents, in a victory for Dutch authorities’ fight against drug tourism.
By Marilynn Marchione
Researchers have chosen an experimental drug by Eli Lilly & Co. for a large federally funded study testing whether it’s possible to prevent Alzheimer’s disease in older people at high risk of developing it.
By Linda A. Johnson
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will pay $3 billion in fines — the largest healthcare fraud settlement in U.S. history — for criminal and civil violations involving 10 drugs that are taken by millions of people.
Two Merck drugs for treating male baldness and enlarged prostate will now carry extended labels to add more possible sexual side effects, US regulators said.
The US Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday warned consumers not to take a product called “Japan Rapid Weight Loss Diet Pills” because they contain a suspected cancer-causing agent.The pills, advertised as promoting weight loss, are distributed by a company called Xiushentang and sold on popular web sites including Amazon.com, said the FDA.
By Marge C. Enriquez
A popular healthcare chain and the country’s leading drug manufacturer are offering quality generic medications for diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol at 80-percent less than the top brands. The Watsons Compliance Pack contains 30 tablets so that the patient could adhere to the daily regimen.