Earlier this month, an ad for the morning sickness pill Diclegis came under fire from the FDA. Which wasn’t so unusual; the FDA goes after deceptive advertising all the time. The unusual part was the platform: It was an Instagram ad by Kim Kardashian. And now Kardashian has been forced to post a “corrective ad” about…
Viagra was famously discovered when researchers testing a high blood pressure drug found it had a curious side effect: erections. The pill may have another unexpected benefit too: A new study in human blood cells finds that Viagra—or drugs like it–could be used to prevent the transmission of malaria.
So far as awful ways to die go, being attacked by a rabid animal then dying a slow, painful death must rank near the top. And exactly that happens to 55,000 people every year. Here's how you (or your dog) can get rabies, what it does to your body as it kills you and what you can do to ensure neither of you gets it.
The internet: it's our teacher, our entertainer, and ever increasingly, our doctor. Every day, the country's sniveling, coughing, light-headed festering contagions plop in front of their computers in hopes of figuring out what the hell is a matter with them—for free. So while brilliant, it's not entirely surprising…
We're very curious about Steven Soderbergh's drug movie Side Effects. All we know if that the plot revolves around a new miracle drug, which has a dark side. And this new trailer reveals that the unwanted effects of taking Ablixa include... murder.
That pill that Rooney Mara is taking certainly looks pretty nuts, and Side Effects is from the writer of Contagion. What do you think?
There's always that part at the end of drug commercials that goes something like: if you develop sausage fingers, webbed feet, or a three-week erection, call your doctor! But as exhaustive as those auctioneer-style lists sound, they barely scratch the surface when it comes to the side effects pople are actually…
Nicolas Cage's research for Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance prominently involved insects and ancient Egyptian dance. Benedict Cumberbatch discusses his involvement in the Star Trek sequel. Plus director Rian Johnson addresses the biggest challenge of his time travel epic Looper!
Everyone's cracked wise about cheerful voices in commercials telling us that an erectile dysfunction drug might make you blind, but have you ever read the full list of side effects? Prescription medication labels average an insane 70 possible side effects, according to a new study.