09/28/2011 - 10:49am

A new report from the Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality found little evidence to support the use of atypical antipsychotic drugs for uses other than those for which they have official approval.

09/27/2011 - 12:02pm

A drug made by Eli Lilly prevented the most common form of lung cancer from progressing in elderly patients when added to chemotherapy, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial.

09/27/2011 - 11:17am

There seems to be a significant presence of asthma among children with diabetes, and those with both chronic illnesses have a difficult time controlling their blood-sugar levels, according to new research.

09/27/2011 - 10:53am

A growing number of Americans are putting their health at risk in order to save money, according to a new study.

09/26/2011 - 4:23pm

As consumers and patients increasingly use social media as a healthcare tool and resource, a survey by Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and CVS Caremark researchers found a need to improve site guidelines, as there is great variability in the standards used to ensure a site effectively provides information and answers to important health-related questions.

09/26/2011 - 10:53am

Retailers should expect small gains in 2011 holiday sales, according to a Deloitte forecast issued Monday.

09/23/2011 - 3:29pm

Amid economic uncertainty and low consumer confidence levels, retail CFOs are expecting a 3% increase in total 2011 sales, according to a recent survey by BDO USA.

09/23/2011 - 10:17am

Researchers have found signaling pathways in cells that may allow earlier detection and prevention of cancer in African-American women.

09/22/2011 - 3:19pm

A new study has found that a recently approved drug for HIV produces fewer unpleasant side effects during the first three months of therapy than the standard treatment, according to published reports.