'Drugged Driving' on the Rise in U.S.

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More Americans are under the influence of drugs while they drive, even as drunk driving rates decline, new research shows.

2 Experimental Drugs Offer Hope Against Psoriasis: Studies

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Two experimental drugs show promise in treating psoriasis and a related condition, psoriatic arthritis, new studies report.

Injury Toll in U.S. in 2013: $671 Billion

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Injuries from accidents and violence cost the United States $671 billion in 2013, with men accounting for far more of those costs than women, federal health officials reported Wednesday.

'Placebo Effect' Might Help Predict Response to Depression Treatment

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with depression who show improvement when taking fake drugs get the greatest benefit from real medications, a new study finds.

Added Calcium May Not Help Older Bones: Studies

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Extra calcium may not protect your aging bones after all.

More Evidence Daily Aspirin May Fight Colon Cancer, Other Gastro Tumors

MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans already take a low-dose daily aspirin to help shield their hearts. Now, a new study suggests the same inexpensive pill might extend survival for patients battling cancers of the gastrointestinal tract -- including tumors of the colon and esophagus.

New Drug May Give Small Survival Boost to Some With Advanced Lung Cancer

SUNDAY, Sept. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that the cancer drug nivolumab (Opdivo) extends the lives of some patients with advanced lung cancer for several months.

How to Dispose of Unused or Expired Prescription Drugs

FRIDAY, Sept. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people hold on to extra prescription drugs, but saving old medications is unwise, a pharmacist warns.

Almost Half of American Adults With HIV Don't Take Meds: Report

THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Almost half of American adults infected with HIV don't take medications that can prevent them from developing AIDS, a new government report shows.

Taking Blood Pressure Drugs at Night May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In surprising new research, experts report that the timing of taking your blood pressure medicine could have a big impact on whether or not you develop type 2 diabetes.