News tagged with pain reliever
(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers at Indiana University's School of Medicine has found that giving meloxicam, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), to people and baboons boosts the number of haematopoietic ...
Medical research Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Rats and humans have at least one thing in common: They both react the same way to a placebo, according to a new University of Florida study.
Medical research Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Chances are, your medicine cabinet contains some pills that are past their expiration date. You might even have some pain relievers, some cough syrup or some sleeping pills that were purchased back when Richard Nixon was ...
Medications Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Pfizer Inc.'s first-quarter net income rose 53 percent despite falling sales, mainly because the world's second-largest drugmaker took big charges a year ago. Pfizer's results fell short of Wall Street's ...
Other Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study by a team of University of Kentucky researchers has shed new light on the potential habit-forming properties of the popular pain medication tramadol, in research funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The ...
Medications Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Menstrual cramps are the bane of many women, but new research suggests that a form of vitamin D may one day be added to the meager list of pain relievers for the sometimes disabling condition.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nonprescription medications are just as likely a cause of poisoning as prescription drugs, according to a new study by Timothy Wiegand, M.D. from the University of Rochester Medical Center in the US and colleagues. Their ...
Medications Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The rate of non-medical use of prescription pain relievers in the past year among individuals aged 12 years and older is estimated at 4.6 percent nationally, with considerable variation between ...
Medications Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- It's not good news for baby boomers with arthritic knees: Injections of hyaluronic acid have little effect on pain and no effect on function, according to a new analysis.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—U.S. government health experts overwhelmingly voted against a stronger version of hydrocodone on Friday, questioning the need for a new form of one of most widely abused prescription painkillers.
Medications Dec 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—In the first stage of labor, a combined spinal-epidural technique provides faster and better pain relief compared to traditional epidural pain relief, a new study suggests.
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Children who are given codeine for pain relief after surgery to remove tonsils or adenoids are at risk for overdose and death, U.S. health officials said Thursday.
Medications Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A new U.S. government analysis shows that more than 70 percent of people who first misuse prescription medications get those pills from their friends or relatives.
Medications Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Sales of the nation's two most popular prescription painkillers have exploded in new parts of the country, an Associated Press analysis shows, worrying experts who say the push to relieve patients' ...
Medications Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Surveys of U.S. adolescents suggest that the estimated peak risk of using prescription pain relievers for extramedical use, such as to get high or for other unapproved indications, occurs in mid-adolescence, according to ...
Health May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0