A new study published in the journal Phytotherapy Research has confirmed for the first time in a randomized, controlled clinical trial that the primary polyphenol in turmeric – known as curcumin – is both safe and effective in treating serious states
"I was happy, but at the same time, I had that anger. The damage had been done," she said.
Trials of psilocybin blocked by drugs law red tape, says Professor David Nutt of Imperial College London
Medicines that are personally tailored to your DNA are becoming a reality, thanks to the work of U.S. and Chinese scientists who developed statistical models to predict which drug is best for a specific individual with a specific disease.
Researchers say two new drugs for Alzheimer's disease have shown promise in early experiments and will likely progress to the next round of clinical trials.
You may want to think twice before taking any more generic copies of brand-name pharmaceutical drugs, thanks to a recent Supreme Court ruling that effectively eliminates manufacturer liability in injury cases resulting from negative side effects.
The psychedelic drug LSD has been called acid, blotter, California sunshine, dots, Electric Kool-Aid and countless other colorful nicknames since it was first sold on the street in the early 1960s.
Research on Antibiotics Reveals Silver Acts as a Booster, While Mixing Certain Antibiotics With Statins Can Be Devastating
Taking aspirin regularly may reduce the risk of most types of colon cancer, a new study suggests.
Chronic marijuana use may cause inflammation in the brain that leads to problems with coordination and learning, a new study in animals suggests.
adly fake drugs are everywhere. Here’s the new tech to bust them.
Authorities in Southern California say they have noticed a bizarre new trend: drug users trading Tide laundry detergent for crack cocaine and marijuana.
From destroying your memory to being a gateway drug, scientists doubt the common misconceptions about pot
Federal prosecutors have sent dozens of letters warning medical marijuana shops in Los Angeles and Long Beach to shut down or risk potential criminal or civil action.
Restricting the use of psychoactive drugs in research represents the most serious case of scientific censorship since the Catholic Church banned the works of Copernicus and Galileo, some scientists say.
Over the counter pain remedies such as aspirin, acetaminophen, and ibuprofen have been the go-to choices for killing pain and/or inflammation fast. But they have their vast array of side effects.
A new study examines the effectiveness of new drugs compared with placebo in drug trials from 1966 to 2010. The new drugs aren't looking so hot.
Now that recreational marijuana is legal in two states, lawmakers and law enforcement have to grapple with how best to deal with cannabis-impaired drivers.
As of 28 May, anyone in Colorado over the age of 21 can legally grow, buy and use marijuana recreationally.
A California father's desperate quest to find a viable solution to his young son's rare form of epilepsy has led him to incredible success in medicinal marijuana.
ADHD is a fictitious disease that has never been proven. It is pushed by doctors and drug companies for money and starting children on a life of drug addiction.
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is urging jury nullification in medical MJ case: San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has injected himself into a federal criminal case against the operator of a medical marijuana dispensary, intensifying his standoff with federal
An extract from the kava plant can treat people with chronic anxiety, an study from Australia finds.
"Why is my child so angry?"
Smoking marijuana has numerous health benefits and they are:
Although trends are pointing to a decrease in recent years, cocaine use is still a major problem in the US, with 1.5 million users in 2010 – according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
A new graphic maps the influence of Mexican drug cartels in the U.S.
Gray hair — one of the classic signs of aging that can lead to a midlife crisis for some — may some day be a thing of the past, much to the chagrin of hair-dye manufacturers and Corvette salesmen.
When President Obama visits Mexico on Thursday, he’ll be talking to a new Mexican leader about what to do with the drug war.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it approved the availability of the Plan B One-Step emergency contraception pill without a prescription for women 15 and older.