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Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Intravenous Formulation with...
News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "Coronary artery disease is the leading cause of mortality in developed countries.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Big Pharma's Love Affair With Opioids
I don't know if it is human nature or a symptom of the increasingly chaotic nature of our lives that allows us to become accustomed - even accepting - of things that would have caused us angst, anger or frustration in years past.
The Motley Fool
Tuesday's Top Health Care Stories: Zogenix, Philips, Siemens, and TherapeuticsMD
Shares of Zogenix, the maker of the painkiller Zohydro ER, are down nearly 9% in pre-market trading this morning after Purdue Pharma announced that its competing tamper-resistant pill had received a priority review from the FDA, indicating that it could be approved within six months.
Hand, Foot and Mouth disease spreading in northern Utah
Some doctors in Utah are reporting more cases of a virus among children with an interesting name - hand, foot and mouth disease.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Opioid use increases after oxycodone crackdown
Prescription pills containing oxycodone and acetaminophen are shown in this June 20, 2012 photo.
Thunder Bay's Source
Prescription pill bottle containing oxycodone and acetaminophen are shown in this June 20, 2012 photo.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Pfizer Inc. And Johnson & Johnson Give Each Other Headaches Over An Advil Ad
The executives at Pfizer PFE -0.07% and Johnson & Johnson JNJ -0.32% are giving each other headaches over an ad for a widely used pain reliever.
Southern Doctors Write More Opioid Painkiller...
Opioid painkiller use in the US vary greatly by region, with most of the highest-prescribing states being located in the southern part of the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed in a new report .
The Citizens' Voice
Exercise can help sciatica
A: Sciatica is persistent pain felt along the sciatic nerve. This nerve runs from the lower back, down through the buttock and into the lower leg.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
A look at the chikungunya virus in the Caribbean
It translates as "that which bends up," referring to arthritis-like aches in joints that cause sufferers to contort with pain.
Wyoming Doctors Try to Avoid Prescribing Pain Medication
From state to state the guidelines for prescribing pain medication varies drastically, so how does Wyoming stack up to the rest of the country? Usually pain relief drugs are only prescribed if the patient needs something stronger than over the counter acetaminophen, but when used improperly they are illegal drugs and for that reason all medical ... (more)
Tue Jul 01, 2014
The Marion Star
Painkiller prescription rates vary widely among states
A year or two after we bought our home, I realized we were going to have to do a better job of... In this Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen pills, also known as Vicodin, are arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt.
I Had a Heart Attack at 31
I had an early heat attack. I was 31, and my first symptoms were Christmas night after a big meal.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Avoid medications that increase blood pressure
When the Six Flags amusement park in New Jersey opens Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom this summer, it'll become the tallest "drop ride" in the world – 41 stories! The park's warning about the risks is not just marketing hype; folks on the "not recommended" list include anyone with high blood pressure.
Dr. Roach: Sciatic pain sometimes needs expert evaluation
Dear Dr. Roach: I have been reading your column in the newspaper for some time now and have not seen anything regarding sciatica.
Anthony Komaroff Try physical therapy, massage to relieve arthritis pain
Osteoarthritis results from the deterioration of cartilage, the tough, flexible tissue that covers the ends of your bones at every joint in your body.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Insect bites and stings: First aid
Signs and symptoms of an insect bite result from the injection of venom or other substances into your skin.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
WSJ Media and Advertising
Pfizer and J&J Give Each Other Headaches Over an Advil ad
Here's the story: Last fall, the J&J McNeil unit, which sells Tylenol and other over-the-counter medicines, objected to an ad in several medical journals for a pediatric form of Advil, a rival product sold by Pfizer.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
KFMB-TV San Diego
Suspect in three murders set for arraignment Wednesday afternoon
The man accused in a triple murder case is scheduled for arraignment Wednesday, but the evidence against him is still unclear.
Pregnant JWoww Shares 9-Month Sonogram Pic--You Can See Her Baby Girl's Face
The mommy-to-be is about ready to pop, and she's taking her fans along for every mile of the ride.