University of Rochester

Teens dangerously uninformed about OTC medication

The majority of teens say they have never heard of acetaminophen - or what the appropriate dosing of it is even with access to the label instructions - despite having taken the medication recently, according to a new University ...

dateMay 02, 2010 in Medications
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Impact of FDA safety warnings examined

A study published today in the Archives of Internal Medicine examines the impact of a safety warning issued by the Food and Drug Administration for commonly prescribed antipsychotic medications. The results show the warnin ...

dateJan 11, 2010 in Medications
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Researcher Eyes Collagen to Follow Tumor Metastasis

A Medical Center scientist has been awarded a $2 million Era of Hope Scholar Research Award to study how breast cancer cells use collagen fibers to spread, and to investigate whether the process can be predicted and disrupted.

dateSep 08, 2009 in Cancer
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FDA approves first drug for Huntington's disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved tetrabenazine, the first drug approved for use in the United States to treat Huntington's disease, a fatal, inherited neurodegenerative disorder for which there is no cure. ...

dateAug 16, 2008 in Medications
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