Impotence Drug Aids Treatment of Rare Lung Disease: Study

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A combination treatment using the erectile dysfunction drug Cialis may greatly reduce death and hospitalization from an incurable lung disease that mainly affects women, a new clinical trial shows.

FDA Approves Second Drug in New Class of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a second drug that's part of a potent new class of medications that sharply cut levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol.

Antiviral Drug May Prevent Ebola, Small Study Suggests

TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Antiviral drugs may help protect people from developing Ebola after exposure to the deadly virus, a new case study suggests.

FDA Approves Libido Pill for Women -- With Restrictions

TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the so-called "little pink pill" -- a controversial drug intended to boost flagging sex drive in women.

Head Lice Now Resistant to Common Meds in 25 States

TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Drug-resistant head lice are very likely coming to a school near you, U.S. investigators warn.

Florida Laws May Help Lower Abuse of Prescription Painkillers

MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New legislation designed to rein in prescription narcotic abuse in the state of Florida has prompted a small, but quick decrease in narcotic painkiller prescriptions, a new investigation reveals.

FDA Could Approve First Female Libido Pill Soon

MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration could soon approve a controversial drug aimed at boosting libido in women.

Drug Avastin Not Linked to Higher Risk of Blindness: Study

THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns that eye injections of the drug Avastin increase the risk of a potentially blinding eye infection may be unfounded, a new study finds.

Including Pharmacist on Medical Team May Aid Blood Pressure Control

FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Pharmacists can play an important role in helping patients control high blood pressure, a new study finds.

FDA Approves First Pill Made by 3D Printing

TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The age of 3D printing has come to the drug industry, with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approving the first pill made with the technology.