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It has been seven years and two months since I woke from my coma. My eyelids were taped shut and my arms were cuffed to some unknown object.
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DALLAS, March 16, 2014 - Scientists reported today they have created at least five new experimental substances - based on a tiny protein found in cone snail venom - that could someday lead to the development of safe and effective oral medications for treatment of chronic nerve pain.
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The F-D-A says popular painkillers need to have more restrictions in an attempt to cut down on abuse.
After a few days reeling though oldies at the Vicodin Drive-in, I decided maybe it was time to part ways.
The typical stance of a laminitic horse exhibits just how painful the disease is: The affected horse rocks back onto his hind legs, trying to remove weight from painful front feet, and/or shifts his weight side-to-side.
Positive results have been reported from a phase III clinical trial of polmacoxib , an investigational nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug , in patients with osteoarthritis .
I have TMJ, shoulder and back pain and anxiety that I used to have to treat with a combination of NSAIDs like acetaminophen and meloxicam with beta blockers for the physical component of my anxiety.
Between 2001 and 2010, there were dramatic increases in Emergency Room prescriptions of opioid analgesics, such as Percocet, Vicodin, oxycodone and Dilaudid.
Her tiny daughter, only days old, was crying and shaking from drug withdrawal -- and the only solace Martha Williams could offer were her arms and apologies.
Dear Dr. K: I recently broke a couple of ribs, and the pain is so bad I can hardly move.
Debate over a powerful new painkiller ratcheted up Thursday as the head of the Food and Drug Administration defended the drug's approval and a West Virginia Senator responded with a bill to force it off the market.
Dear Dr. Roach: What can help the pain of shingles? It's been on the left side of my head for six months.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg on Thursday defended the agency's approval of Zogenix Inc's Zohydro, saying the powerful prescription opioid offered a "unique" option to help treat pain.
A type of commonly used pain medication may be capable of fighting off bacterial infections - paving the way for new strategies to combat the growing number of antibiotic-resistant diseases throughout the world, according to a new study.
While the movement for medical marijuana legalization is gaining momentum across the United States, the Pickens County community is instead struggling with a drug problem stemming from prescription medications.
Kentucky's Office of Drug Control Policy director, Van Ingram, has been in Frankfort since 2004.