Medicare’s prescription drug program went from spending $0 on popular tranquilizers such as Valium in 2012, to doling out over $377 million for them the next year—a spike that reflects a failed policy initiative by Congress. In the past, lawmakers chose not to cover anti-…

WHO came out swinging yesterday at data withholders, demanding that all clinical trial results for drugs, vaccines and medical devices be released. Failing to communicate trial results leads to misinformation that can skew future research and interventions, said Marie-…

In the worst HIV outbreak in its history, the US state of Indiana has traced its origins largely to IV drug use of the prescription painkiller Opana.

In the worst HIV outbreak in its history, the US state of Indiana has traced its origins largely to IV drug use of the prescription painkiller Opana.

A generational divide in the debate over pre-exposure prophylaxis (PREP) plays out in this video, part of which was shot in a San Francisco club. 20-somethings who are self-proclaimed “Truvada whores” have great hope in this HIV-prevention pill. Meanwhile, men in their 40s…