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49 min ago | US News & World Report

Teen 'Growing Pains' May Persist For Years

Knee pain can persist for years, affecting teens' participation in sports and other activities, a Danish study found.


Related Topix: Health, Arthritis

1 hr ago | Health News Digest

Painkiller Reduces Hypersensitivity to Pain in Patients with Fibromyalgia

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chronic Pain, Gainesville, FL, University of Florida, Xylocaine, Lidocaine (generic)

3 hrs ago | Torontoist

Toronto Has Two New Medical Marijuana Clinics

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.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Canada, Medicine, Health

6 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Deadly pain pills

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Drugs, Food and Drug Administration

8 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Photo: Linda Rolain was given another dose of morphine fo

Linda Rolain was given another dose of morphine for the extreme pain she was feeling just days before she passed away following brain surgery in May on Wednesday, June 25, 2014.


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

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Egalet to Present at the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference on August 13

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.


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

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Physicians support more flexible prescription regs, call for more analysis

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nursing

Live Science

Weird Delay in Pain from Brown Recluse Spider Bite Explained

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Inflammation

Medical News Today

The disruptive effects of anesthesia on brain cell connections are likely temporary

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.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Biology, Science, Health


Same-day and delayed reports of pain intensity in second-trimester...

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pregnancy, Cytotec, Misoprostol (generic), Mifepristone (generic), Mifeprex, RU-486

Medical Daily

Your Saliva Says A Lot About Your Health: Here's What To Look For

Saliva is the key ingredient in food digestion, and helps protect teeth from decay, prevents infection, and makes chewing and swallowing possible.


Related Topix: Supplement, Amylase, Medicine, Health, Gingivitis

Daily Mail

'Growing pains' that can lead to arthritis: Doctors warn that knee ...

A third of teenagers experience pains in their knees - and for half of them the pain does not go away.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Arthritis

Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Health Capsules: Dangerous teen trends

St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield recently received the 2014 Women's Health Excellence Award from Healthgrades, an independent healthcare ratings organization.


Related Topix: St Lukes Hospital Allentown Campus, Medicine, St Lukes Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Women's Health, Health, HealthGrades, Medicare

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Applied Clinical Trials

Phosphagenics Provides Update on Opioid Patch Program

Australian drug delivery company, Phosphagenics Limited , today provided updates on its opioid transdermal patch programs after its recent announcement of a capital raising.


Related Topix: OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

Smoking linked to negative disease progression from smoking

Psoriatic arthritis, is an inflammatory form of arthritis associated with psoriasis and includes many manifestations such as skin psoriasis, nail lesions, dactylitis, and enthesitis.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Psoriatic Arthritis, Arthritis, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic)

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Drugmaker Pfizer's 2nd quarter profit sinks 79 per cent but still beats analyst expec...

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.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Fibromyalgia, Lyrica, Pregabalin (generic), Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic)


New partnership to improve access to essential pain medications for people living with HIV

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.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Cancer, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Swaziland, World News, Africa, Cervical Cancer

The Daily Beast

The Pill Is More Than Birth ControlBy Keli Goff

We need to a better job of explaining that women use birth control for much more than delaying or avoiding motherhood.


Related Topix: Motherhood, Family, Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

Addiction Medicine Specialist says pharmaceutical abuse is a growing problem in Queensland

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.


Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Queensland, Australia Travel, Australia Travel, Chronic Pain, Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

New research describes trends in substance use among high school...

Newly published research from Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse reports on the current trends of substance use by high school student athletes and notes an increase in the use of prescription pain medications among football players.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Sports, Swimming