| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Federal agents in Baltimore helped lead an operation that this week seized and shut down nearly 700 U.S.-based websites linked to the sale of counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs as part of an international effort to upend the global online drug trade.
| Oct 16, 2012
Consumers shopping for medicine on the Internet often are getting convenience, a good price and the cloak of privacy, but they may not be getting the real thing.
A burgeoning multibillion-dollar industry of counterfeit drugs — ranging from AIDS...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 9:24 AM
Men now have a new option to treat erectile dysfunction.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the new drug Stendra to treat the illness that causes problems in the sex lives of 30 million men.
It is the first erectile dysfunction drug in a...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Those poor polar bears, they can't catch a break.
Not only do they have to contend with melting ice caps, but the constant Coke guzzling puts them at increased risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, which can lead to problems like erectile dysfunction...
| Aug 26, 2012
Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. Christopher M. Spiess, anesthesiologist, recently joined Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates, based at City Hospital in Martinsburg.
Spiess recently completed a residency in...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 1:35 PM
DALLAS — Special Agents with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) and officers with the Irving (Texas) Police Department arrested Charles Anthony Jones, 48, of Dallas, yesterday morning on various charges in...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:21 PM
A Peruvian man has filed a malpractice lawsuit against a Miami doctor for what he says was a botched penile implant operation.
Enrique Milla decided to get the implant in 2007 for his erectile dysfunction.
But he also suffers from high blood pressure...
| May 24, 2012
POM Wonderful, a manufacturer of pomegranate juice and supplements, is pushing back against a recent ruling that found the company violated federal law by making deceptive disease prevention and treatment claims.
Boldly asserting its right to legally...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:24 PM
For years, the PSA test has been the standard method for early detection of prostate cancer, which strikes one in six men.
But recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a federal advisory panel, said the test that checks for prostate-specific...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Normally, matters of faith don’t fall within the purview of an editorial cartoon, unless they spill over into the public and political sphere.
This has done just that, specifically the brouhaha about whether the health insurance offered by...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Experts say that a blood test commonly used to screen for prostate cancer can cause more harm than good and leads healthy men to receive useless and sometimes dangerous treatments.
But try telling that to the tens of millions of American men who continue...