5 hrs ago
Applied Clinical Trials
Nektar Therapeutics Presents Positive Data from Human Abuse Liability ...
Nektar Therapeutics Presents Positive Data from Human Abuse Liability Study for NKTR-181, a First-in-Class Investigational Opioid to Treat Chronic Pain, at 2013 Annual Meeting of The College on Problems of Drug Dependence NKTR-181 rates similar to placebo on "drug liking" and "feeling high" scores at all doses studied and differentiates from the ... (more)
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Many women know that getting a Pap test regularly from their health care provider is a good way to check for signs of cervical cancer, the second most common cancer in women worldwide.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Medical Marijuana Not the Answer for Teens with Chronic Pain, Mayo Clinic Doctors Say
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Adolescents can have chronic pain, just like adults. It can interfere with normal development, making it difficult for teens to attend school, socialize or be physically active, the cause may be hard to find, and medications are sometimes tried without success.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Scant Data on Seizure Drugs for Women's Genital Pain
Although doctors sometimes prescribe anti-seizure drugs to treat chronic pain in the vulva, just a handful of low-quality studies have examined the drugs' effects, according to a new review.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Experts Examine Future Options in Digital Drugs for Pain
Recommendations of the Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee , announced at the 11th World Congress of the International Neuromodulation Society , address established therapies and preview emerging and potential future advances.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
American Medical Association
AMA to Hold Webinars on Chronic Pain and Opioid Use
CHICAGO The American Medical Association , as part of its commitment to providing resources and tools to advance the practice of medicine, will host two free webinars about chronic pain and opioid use.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Investor's Business Daily
Stocks End Near Session Lows After Comeback Attempt Fails
A weak open almost turned positive at one point during Tuesday's session, but sellers came in late and major averages ended near session lows.
Local Tech Wire
Salix constipation drug Relistor to go before FDA advisory panel
A Salix Pharmaceuticals constipation drug that failed to win regulatory approval last year will be up for review by a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
NeuroMetrix to Exhibit at American Diabetes Association's 73rd Scientific Sessions
NeuroMetrix, Inc. , a medical device company focused on the diagnosis and treatment of the neurological complications of diabetes, reported today that it will exhibit and participate in the American Diabetes Association's 73rd Scientific Sessions.
Neurostimulation Lowers Need for Opioids in Chronic Pain
Recognizing that treatment of chronic pain can be confounding, the Neuromodulation Appropriateness Consensus Committee , an international group of more than 60 leading pain specialists, has created the first consensus guidelines for the use of neurostimulation in chronic pain.
For many, spring's warmer weather is welcomed with spending more time outside. But for allergy sufferers, the season can mean facing symptoms that make them look and feel bad.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
St. Jude invests $40M in chronic-pain device startup
St. Jude Medical has invested $40 million in Spinal Modulation, a California company developing a spinal-cord stimulator that treats chronic pain.
Meningitis outbreak: Drugs from TN pharmacy tied to illnesses
Both bacterial and fungal contaminants have been detected in unopened vials of drugs made by Main Street Family Pharmacy, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday, providing the first direct evidence the Newbern, Tenn., pharmacy is responsible for a new outbreak involving a widely used steroid medication.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Wed Jun 05, 2013
When you're done with your regular cleaning routine, you may assume you've eliminated any allergy triggers that were lurking in your home.
Thu May 30, 2013
Numerous factors impact a senior's ability to live independently, such as health and memory problems, mobility issues, and care coordination concerns.
Wed May 29, 2013
BioDelivery Sciences to Present at the Jefferies 2013 Global Healthcare Conference
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. announced that Dr. Mark A. Sirgo, President and Chief Executive Officer of BDSI, will present at the Jefferies 2013 Global Healthcare Conference.
Move to help chronic pain sufferers
The Scottish Government will consult on how to improve health services for hundreds of thousands of people suffering from chronic pain.
Medtronic And Boston Scientific Are In A Race To Build A Better Pain Device
Living in constant pain for an extended period of time can have a devastating impact on a person's quality of life.
Tue May 28, 2013
foc.us headset zaps your brain to improve your game
The foc.us gaming headset claims to improve a gamer's abilities by stimulating specific areas of the brain with a low electric current What would you do if you wanted to improve your video game skills? Practice more often? Study game maps? Maybe get some tips from pro gamers? But why do any of that when you can just hook some electrodes to your ... (more)