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49 min ago | US News & World Report
Knee pain can persist for years, affecting teens' participation in sports and other activities, a Danish study found.
1 hr ago | Health News Digest
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - 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.
3 hrs ago | Torontoist
Toronto got its first two medical marijuana clinics this summer. Danforth Avenue's Medical Marijuana Clinics of Canada began operation June 30. Cannabinoid Medical Clinic , at Yonge and Eglinton, opened two weeks later, becoming the city's first referral-only marijuana clinic.
6 hrs ago | News 4 Jax
Prescription painkillers like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin can make days bearable if you're suffering, but they can be as addictive as heroin and just as deadly.
Egalet Corporation today announced that Bob Radie, president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present at the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. EDT.
In testimony Wednesay before the state Department of Public Health about proposed changes to the Prescription Monitoring Program, health care providers and pain sufferers applauded progress in making the online system less burdensome.
Victims of a brown recluse spider bite might feel perfectly fine - until a burning pain described by most patients as a throbbing "fire" strikes 24 hours later, according to a new study.
A study of juvenile rat brain cells suggests that the effects of a commonly used anesthetic drug on the connections between brain cells are temporary.
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Saliva is the key ingredient in food digestion, and helps protect teeth from decay, prevents infection, and makes chewing and swallowing possible.
A third of teenagers experience pains in their knees - and for half of them the pain does not go away.
Australian drug delivery company, Phosphagenics Limited , today provided updates on its opioid transdermal patch programs after its recent announcement of a capital raising.
Psoriatic arthritis, is an inflammatory form of arthritis associated with psoriasis and includes many manifestations such as skin psoriasis, nail lesions, dactylitis, and enthesitis.
Pfizer's second-quarter earnings plunged 79 per cent from last year, when the world's second-largest drugmaker booked a $10 billion-plus gain from a business spinoff.
Washington, D.C.-July 29, 2014-Today the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and the American Cancer Society announced a new partnership to improve access to essential pain medications for people living with HIV in Swaziland.
We need to a better job of explaining that women use birth control for much more than delaying or avoiding motherhood.
Addressing the 2014 Australian Winter School Conference in Brisbane in late July, Dr Rowan said the increased prevalence of chronic pain and growing use of prescription and over-the-counter painkillers is contributing to higher rates of addiction and substance dependency.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:40 am
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