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1 hr ago | BellaOnline


Bradycardia simply means a slow heart rate. Normally, the heart beats between 60-100 times per minute and bradycardia occurs when the heart beats less than 60 times per minute.


Related Topix: Medicine, Atenolol (generic), Tenormin, Tenoretic, Calan, Isoptin, Verapamil (generic), Diltiazem (generic), Cardizem, Tiazac, Norvasc, Amlodipine (generic), Heart Attack, Health

5 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Is This Marijuana Stock GW Pharmaceuticals' Biggest Risk?

Often "build-it-and-they'll-come" drug development doesn't pan out as predicted.


Related Topix: Drugs, Biotech, Science / Technology, Medicine, Health

9 hrs ago | Goldsboro News-Argus

City man guilty in federal pain pill probe

A Goldsboro man was one of six defendants sentenced after the successful federal prosecution of an Oxycodone distribution ring.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Goldsboro, NC, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

10 hrs ago |

At a time when death rates from opioids are raising alarms, dentists are being told to stop routinely prescribing painkillers such as OxyContin to patients who have had their wisdom teeth removed or other dental surgery.


Related Topix: Dentistry, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Wisdom Teeth, Health, Family, Teenagers

14 hrs ago | Wisbech Standard

March mum, 34, died from overdose of pain killer as coroner orders...

An inquest has opened into the death of a 34 year-old woman from March who died from a drug overdose.


Related Topix: Ultram, Tramadol (generic), Medicine, Health

19 hrs ago | OUPblog

Catching up with Mark Johnson, pain science specialist

How is new medical technology changing the treatment of pain? How are views of chronic pain changing? Could England have made it to the World Cup final this Sunday if some players hadn't gone into pain medicine? We spoke to Mark Johnson, Professor of Pain and Analgesia at Leeds Metropolitan University, about his research into pain medicine, the ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, Genetics

20 hrs ago | CBS Local

Prosecutors Offer Closing Arguments In Trial Against Queens Doctor Stan Li

The manslaughter trial against a Queens pain-management doctor accused of pushing pain pills is drawing to an end as prosecutors' summations continued Thursday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Burnley Citizen

Cat Saved My Life: Hero pet taps on neighbour's window after owner collapses

Former nurse Janet Rawlinson, 48, was left in a semi-comatose state for five days after suffering a bad reaction to morphine for her chronic back pain.


Related Topix: Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, Health


Recovering From Hip Surgery Without Opioid Painkillers

Chronic pain is something that is difficult to understand when not experienced. More so, its hard to make doctors get that the only thing you want is for the pain to stop.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Wisdom Teeth

National Public Radio

Veterans Face Another Battle: Fighting Prescription Drug Addiction

Bryan was first prescribed painkillers while deployed, and soon, his dependence on medication prompted a downward spiral.


Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, US National Guard, US Military, Pine Bluff, AR, Medicine, Life, Veteran Affairs

Ventura County Reporter

Vicodin to Heroin

V entura County is facing a big problem, one that is plaguing medical communities around the country.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Health, Ventura County, CA

PhysOrg Weblog

Research finds association between certain pain relievers and heart attack

A University of Florida study has found that the regular use of some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, increases the risk of stroke, heart attack and death in postmenopausal women.


Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Medicine, Stroke, University of Florida, Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn, Women's Health

The Salinas Californian

New knowledge, medications can ease ulcerative colitisNew knowledge,...

New knowledge, medications can ease ulcerative colitis Medications and surgery are options for those with ulcerative colitis.


Related Topix: Ulcerative Colitis, Health, Medicine, Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer

Wed Jul 09, 2014

American Academy of Family Physicians

Don't Use Lidocaine for Teething Pain, FDA Cautions

The agency's statement explained that rubbing topical pain relievers on a child's gums is not effective because they wash out of the child's mouth within minutes.


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

Study questions benefit of corticosteroid injections for spine pain

The addition of a corticosteroid to epidural injections of an anesthetic does not enhance pain reduction in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis, a common cause of lower back and leg pain, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Xylocaine, Lidocaine (generic), Healthcare Law, Law

The New York Observer

RHONY Episode 6 18: Birdlandia

Allow me to preface this episode by talking about myself. Yesterday I had to go to the dentist to get a cracked molar removed, an experience that cannot be improved by any quantity of Vicodin or smoothies.


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


Pfizer wins dismissal of U.S. investor class action ahead of trial

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain in New York came ahead of a Sept.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Law, Law, Bextra, Valdecoxib (generic), Celebrex, Celecoxib (generic), Health

New mosquito virus found in Tri-State

The CDC warns about another serious mosquito-carried virus coming into the U.S. after confirming 10 people infected on the Caribbean island of St. Martin, and advises taking precautions.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, West Nile Virus, Health, Infectious Diseases, Medicine


NeuroMetrix shares surge 30% as FDA approves pain treatment for OTC use

The technology is deployed in the company's Sensus pain management system, which uses electrical stimulation of sensory nerves for pain relief.


Related Topix: NeuroMetrix, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Health News Digest

Tips for Treating Lower Back Pain

New York -- Jul 08, 2014 -- Lower back pain is a common type of pain experienced by many, but there's no need to continue suffering from this type of pain on a daily basis.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Back Pain, Fitness, Yoga