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A clinical trial to test better treatment options for chronic heroin addiction is expected to begin in Vancouver at the end of this year. Led by researchers from Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia, ...
Medical research Oct 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology reports that higher natural levels of testosterone in elderly men may reduce their risk of a heart attack or stroke.
Cardiology Oct 06, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Providing access to an outpatient clinic isn't enough to keep some trauma patients who have been discharged from the hospital from returning to the emergency department (ED) for follow-up care, even for such minor needs as ...
Health Aug 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Action is needed to tackle the increasing number of deaths in the United States and Canada from prescription painkillers known as opioids, say experts in the British Medical Journal today.
Medications Aug 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Tiny amounts of pharmaceuticals and personal care products detected in the drinking water of the nation's biggest city continue to pose no public health risks to residents, environmental officials said Friday.
Health Aug 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
U.S. health care workers, especially doctors and nurses, use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) far more than do workers in other fields, according to a new study. CAM includes diverse therapies ...
Health Aug 19, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Pain care management needs to be improved, with health care professionals committing to improve care as well as a retooling of the health care system to help people who are suffering, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical A ...
Health Aug 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A working group of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has issued a literature review of prospective controlled studies comparing the efficacy and safety of two minimally invasive techniques for vertebral augmentation ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Chronic pain is not managed well in the general population and it's an even greater challenge for homeless people, according to new research by St. Michael's Hospital.
Health Jul 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study suggests young people with a serious genetic blood disorder are not getting the right help at school, especially pupils who miss lessons due to sickness.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Ordinary painkillers such as paracetamol may work better than the risky antipyschotic drugs often prescribed to calm agitation in people with dementia, according to a study released Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Men who are married or in common-law relationships seek medical care sooner for heart attacks compared with single, divorced or widowed men, found a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Jul 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
IOM report calls for cultural transformation of attitudes toward pain and its prevention and management
Every year, at least 116 million adult Americans experience chronic pain, a condition that costs the nation between $560 billion and $635 billion annually, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine. Much of this pain ...
Health Jun 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Despite studies that show that whites are more likely than blacks to misuse prescription pain medications, a new study reveals that blacks are significantly more likely than whites to be ...
Health May 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
People take billions of doses of over-the-counter pain relievers like Tylenol every year, but many do not pay attention to the active ingredients they contain, such as acetaminophen, according to a new Northwestern Medicine ...
Medications May 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |