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2 hrs ago | Independent Weekly

Drug program in jeopardy for pregnant women

She wore different clothes and nail polish, and her long black hair was painted with silver streaks.


Related Topix: Drugs, Carrboro, NC, Durham, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Medicine, Health

6 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

M lnlycke Health Care AB: A World First: Preventing Skin Reactions During Radiation Therapy

A study published in the Radiotherapy & Oncology Journal has shown that the use of Mepitel Film dressings prevents the development of moist desquamation: painful skin ulcerations associated with breast cancer radiation therapy.


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Anika Therapeutics Announces First U.S. Commercial Sale of MonoviscA

Anika Therapeutics, Inc. , a leader in products for tissue protection, healing and repair, based on hyaluronic acid technology, today announced the first U.S. commercial sale of Monovisc by its commercial partner, DePuy Synthes Mitek Sports Medicine*, a leading orthopedic sports medicine company.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Anika Therapeutics, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing, Arthritis, Health


U.S. court reverses Massachusetts ban on Zogenix pain drug

A U.S. District Court judge on Tuesday stopped Massachusetts from implementing a ban on the sale of Zogenix Inc's prescription painkiller Zohydro, saying federal law superseded the state's action.


Related Topix: Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Food and Drug Administration

The Badger Herald Online

UHS reports increased cases of the mumps on campus

Mumps is a contagious virus that spreads through coughing, sneezing or any kind of close contact with an infected person.


Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Medicine

Daily Herald

J&J Q1 net up 8 percent on sales jump, lower costs

Johnson & Johnson's first-quarter profit rose 8 percent, because of restrained costs and a big jump in prescription drug sales.


Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, New Brunswick, NJ, Health


New Painkiller Offers Potential for Abuse and Addiction

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, the nation's leading center for women and adolescent girls struggling with addiction, eating disorders, trauma and co-occurring disorders, warns the new narcotic painkiller Zohydro poses a great potential for abuse and addiction.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Health

Applied Clinical Trials

Novel Therapies to Revitalize the Neuropathic Pain Treatment Market...

With seven promising neuropathic pain treatments expected to be launched in the coming years, the NP therapeutics market value - covering painful diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia and trigeminal neuralgia - is forecast to increase from $2.58 billion in 2012 to $3.53 billion by 2022, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 3.19%, says research ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetic Neuropathy

The News Item

Three brain surgeries save life of Coal Township teen

He remembers vomiting repeatedly, rushing with family to the hospital, being loaded onto a Life Flight helicopter and the whirring sound of its rotor.


Related Topix: Coal Township, PA, Medicine, Health


Morphine decreases clopidogrel concentrations and effects: a...

This study sought to examine the possible drug-drug interactions between clopidogrel and morphine.


Related Topix: Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, Plavix, Clopidogrel (generic), Health, Heart Attack, Pharmacology

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Depomed, Inc. Announces Settlements With Two Gralise ANDA Filers

The settlements permit the defendants to begin selling generic versions of Gralise on ), Inc., as well as their affiliated co-defendants.


Related Topix: DepoMed, Startups, Medicine, Neurontin, Gabapentin (generic), US News, Health, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic)


Chinese Thunder God Herb Works as Well as Pain Therapy

A centuries-old Chinese medical herb known as " thunder god vine " eased the pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis as effectively as the commonly prescribed methotrexate, a study showed.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatrex, Methotrexate (generic), Arthritis, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic)


Ruling on Massachusetts ban on painkiller pending

U.S. District Court Judge Rya Zobel heard more arguments Monday in a lawsuit that claims the state is overstepping its authority in restricting drug use within Massachusetts in violation of the U.S. Constitution.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, Zogenix, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Food and Drug Administration, Science / Technology

The Washington Post

Ban some pain-killers? Here are 6 common opioids.

The Food and Drug Administration's approval in the fall of a controversial new painkiller, Zohydro, added more fuel to a long-running fight over how to treat people with chronic pain while not exacerbating the nation's prescription drug epidemic.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Sports

Medicine mishaps to avoid

Medicine is supposed to make you better but pop your pills incorrectly, and it can have an entirely different effect.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diltiazem (generic), Cardizem, Tiazac, Isordil, Imdur, Isosorbide (generic), Health, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Food Poisoning

EParis Extra

is Tylenol Safe? By Sucharu Chris Prakash, MD

Tylenol is one of the most commonly used medicines. We reach for it when we are sick, be it for fever, pain, or even the flu.


Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Health

Meds India Offers Soma 350mg Muscle Relaxant Medicine at Best Prices

Meds India, the widely renowned online pharmacy, is offering attractive discounts on the purchase of the muscle relaxant medicine Soma.


Related Topix: Medicine, Soma, Carisoprodol (generic), Health

Medical News Today

Surgery decisions should be patient-centered, team-based and...

Surgery for frail, senior citizen patients can be risky. A new patient-centered, team-based approach to deciding whether these high-risk patients will benefit from surgery is championed in a Perspective of the New England Journal of Medicine .


Related Topix: Anesthesiology, Medicine, Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

Painkillers need more restrictions, FDA says

The F-D-A says popular painkillers need to have more restrictions in an attempt to cut down on abuse.


Related Topix: Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Medicine, Health

Ottawa Citizen

Alberta study suggests more can be done to control pain for children

A survey of 72 Alberta emergency departments has found that children too frequently undergo painful procedures without adequate pain control.


Related Topix: Health, Drugs