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23 hrs ago | SFGate

Overdoses on Painkillers Decreased in States With Medical Marijuana

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Business News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Marine Corps Times

Expert: Move pain management into 21st century

In truth, untreated chronic pain can stress the heart, decrease lung function, dampen appetite and cause a host of psychological issues like depression, anxiety, sleep disturbances and social isolation.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Acupuncture

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Weed Could Help Stop Painkiller Overdose Epidemic

With people abusing opioid-based drugs cross the country, a new study published by the Jama Internal Medicine suggests a safer alternative.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Health, Pain, Marijuana

Tue Aug 26, 2014

New York Daily News

States allowing medical marijuana have lower opioid death rates: study

States that have laws permitting medical marijuana also have fewer opioid overdose deaths, though researchers aren't entirely sure why, according to a new multidisciplinary study in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Pain, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Mon Aug 25, 2014


State Medical Marijuana Laws Linked to Lower Prescription Overdose Deaths

In states where it is legal to use medical marijuana to manage chronic pain and other conditions, the annual number of deaths from prescription drug overdose is 25 percent lower than in states where medical marijuana remains illegal, new research suggests.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Medicine, Health, Pain, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), University of Pennsylvania

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Nevro Announces Issuance of Key European & Australian Patents for Innovative Chronic Pain Treatment

European Patent No. EP 2630984 B1, titled Multi-Frequency Neural Treatments and Associated Systems, and Australian Patent No.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain

The Record: Drug restrictions

PRESCRIPTION DRUG abuse involves a multitude of challenges, so law and health officials can't shy away from taking on one problem area just because it won't completely solve the issue.


Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Drug Enforcement Administration, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Pain, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Nutra Pharma Provides Nyloxin(R) Marketing Updates

Nutra Pharma previously announced a commercial campaign that began at the end of June 2014.


Related Topix: Biotech, Nutra Pharma, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Marketing, Health, Pain, HIV/AIDS, Multiple Sclerosis

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Murfreesboro Post

What is dry needling and what is it used for?

You may have already heard the term dry needling. This is a type of treatment that originated in the 1950's as a result of research performed by none other than the medical doctor that would eventually become President Kennedy's personal physician, Dr. Janet Travell.


Related Topix: Medicine, US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances Profile - New Study Released

It undertakes the research, development, manufacture and marketing of prescription pharmaceutical products.


Related Topix: Biotech, Noven Pharmaceuticals, Marketing, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic), Pain

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Medical News

Researchers determine safety and effectiveness of neurostimulation to treat chronic pain

Chronic pain, which persists despite the fact that an injury has healed, can last for many months or years and may affect up to 15 percent of the adult population at any point in time.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome)

Mon Aug 11, 2014


Experts Issue Comprehensive Guidance on the Use of Neurostimulation in Chronic Pain

Reflecting groundbreaking international consensus regarding a group of rapidly evolving medical interventions for chronic pain, the International Neuromodulation Society announced it will soon publish the first peer-reviewed comprehensive expert guidance on the appropriate use of neurostimulation for pain.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Michael Stein

How Anesthesiologists Treat Pain

While most of us are familiar with the role of the anesthesiologist as the doctor who is responsible for sedating you before surgery or other medical procedures, they are also pain management doctors who help those with chronic pain get relief.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Anesthesiology, Cancer

Fri Aug 08, 2014


iCTX-Type: A Sequence-Based Predictor for Identifying the Types of...

Conotoxins are small disulfide-rich neurotoxic peptides, which can bind to ion channels with very high specificity and modulate their activities.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

News Observer

BioDelivery Sciences reports narrower loss in Q2

BioDelivery Sciences International reported a narrower loss in the second quarter as the Raleigh company's revenue surged 400 percent.


Related Topix: BioDelivery Sciences International, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Pain, Food and Drug Administration

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Lidocaine Injection May Help Treat Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests

People with fibromyalgia complain of chronic pain throughout their body as well as an increased sensitivity to pain.


Related Topix: Health, Pain, Xylocaine, Lidocaine (generic)

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Medical News Today

Painkiller reduces hypersensitivity to pain in patients with fibromyalgia

Patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia complain of chronic pain throughout their bodies, but often doctors have difficulty detecting what causes the pain, and therefore, how to treat it.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, University of Florida, Xylocaine, Lidocaine (generic)

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Ars Technica

Understanding chronic pain's link to depression

Chronic pain, defined as disabling pain that persists despite attempts at treatment and often without obvious cause, has become a serious challenge for health professionals.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Stanford University