Home > Medical > Meds and you > News News All sections in Meds and You » Antibiotics » Generics » Inside the Lab » Medication » News » Using Medicines 5 very bizarre medical devices There's no telling what effect new technology will have on medicine. Here are 5 outrageous medical devices. Extreme medicine: The search for new antibiotics As the world cries out for new antibiotics, researchers are turning back to nature in the hope that extreme places may throw up chemical novelties and lead to new drugs. Counterfeit medicine threatens Africa About 30 percent of all medicines sold in Africa are counterfeit. Ask Addictions Expert » Test Using the wrong pills? » Quiz Addicted to pills? » Join Body Talk » Medical history Medicines that changed history FDA approves new anti-clotting drug for heart patients The FDA has approved a new type of anti-clotting medication, designed to lower the chances of heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular death. FDA approves drug to treat painkiller overdose Evzio is a hand-held auto injector that delivers a single dose of the drug naloxone which can be used to treat an overdose of narcotic painkillers and heroin. 'Love hormone' a potential treatment for anorexia Research by British and Korean scientists indicates that the brain chemical oxytocin may be used as a treatment for people who suffer from anorexia nervosa. Caffeine intake in children raises concern Nearly 3 out of 4 US children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee. Poor online info on self-injurious behaviour Many teens and young adults engage in self-injurious behaviours, but the help that they find online is often incorrect or misleading. US doctors favour legalisation of medical marijuana More doctors than consumers support the legalisation of medical marijuana. Support for medical marijuana is highest among oncologists. US fears for patents on next-generation drugs in India The US is concerned about Indian authorities considering allowing local firms to make new varieties of cheap generic drugs that are still on patent. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Eduloan offers affordable education finance Like us on facebook!