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Decrypted: The Expanse: “The truth is never what you expect it...

Enlarge / Two of our favorite Belters, Drummer (played by Cara Gee) and Anderson Dawes (played by Jared Harris). (credit: Shane Mahood/Syfy) Welcome...

False penicillin allergies fuel superbugs—and doctors are fighting back

Enlarge (credit: Getty | Weekend Images Inc.) It’s a common enough question in any doctor’s office: "Do you have any drug allergies? Penicillin...

Mobile malware evolution 2016

The year in figures In 2016, Kaspersky Lab detected the following: 8,526,221 malicious installation packages 128,886 mobile banking Trojans 261,214 mobile ransomware Trojans Trends of the year Growth in the...

Marathon gets the Shkreli treatment from industry after $89K drug dust...

(credit: ccPixs.com) Last week, Marathon Pharmaceuticals announced that it would start selling an old steroid drug that treats Duchenne muscular dystrophy for a...

Exotic trip planned? Packing antibiotics may mean bringing home superbugs

Enlarge (credit: Getty | JAIME REINA ) Those bitten by the ‘travel bug’ risk getting another type of bug—the drug-resistant kind.But trying to...

Doctors: Lower back pain is like a cold—minor, annoying, and temporary

Enlarge (credit: Getty | Media for Medical ) Lower back pain is one of the most common reasons people in the US go...

Gut juice could power the next generation of health gadgets

Enlarge / A small, ingestible voltaic cell powered by the acidic fluids in the stomach. (credit: MIT | Diemut Strebe) Move over, wearables.Soon,...

Old, generic drug for rare disease gets new price tag: $89,000...

Enlarge (credit: Getty | Boston Globe ) Remember when that pharmaceutical trade group launched a flashy ad campaign to convince consumers that it was...

Most new, high-priced cancer drugs don’t even extend life for 10...

(credit: Derek K. Miller) Patients, advocates, and care providers are growing increasingly frustrated that new and often very pricey cancer drugs do little...

Accused of defrauding investors, pharma badboy Shkreli seeks new investors

Enlarge / Martin Shkreli (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical industry executive and hedge fund manager who is facing trial on...

Long use of cancer-spewing surgical device exposes weakness in FDA oversight

Enlarge (credit: Getty | Congressional Quarterly) A government report released this week on a cancer-spreading surgical device highlights a weakness in the Food...

Hello? Police? My darknet drug market was just hacked by criminals

That headline will never happen, so one darkmart just started a bug bounty program A popular dark net marketplace hawking drugs and stolen credit...