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A subsidiary of India's largest pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay a record $500 million in fines and penalties for selling adulterated drugs and lying to federal regulators in a case that is part of an ongoing crackdown ...
Medications May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a surprise move, federal health regulators have denied a request by Endo Health Solutions to block generic versions of its painkiller Opana ER, which the company argued can be more easily abused than its branded product.
Medications May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study led by University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers is the first to identify a genetic risk factor for persistent pain after traumatic events such as motor vehicle collision and sexual assault.
Medical research May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The largest trial into the use of Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) in the UK in more than 30 years will look into how the use of the Class C drug ketamine might reduce the side effects of ECT for those being treated for severe ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Monitoring pain and providing analgesics to patients in intensive care units (ICUs) during non-surgical procedures, such as turning and washing, can not only reduce the amount of pain but also reduce the number of serious ...
Other Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Stenting reopens completely blocked bowel arteries, preventing damage and even death from a condition that causes individuals severe pain and leads to excessive weight loss, notes research being presented at the Society of ...
Cardiology Apr 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The creation of new blood vessels in the body, called "angiogenesis," is usually discussed in connection with healing wounds and tumors. But it's also an ongoing process in the female reproductive tract, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study of Hong Kong chronic pain patients suggests that targeting feelings of mental defeat could prevent severe depression, anxiety and interference with daily activities.
Health Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The addition of a GP clinic at hospitals should reduce waiting times in emergency departments, according to new research.
Health Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new study counters the notion that the prescription acne drug Accutane raises the risk of Crohn's disease or colitis in women.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two months ago, Gary Rager's girlfriend asked him to do the unthinkable. The 44-year-old woman, who has suffered disabling pain for the past three years, asked Rager if he would help her end her life.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—About one-quarter of women who've had breast cancer surgery have significant and persistent breast pain six months after the procedure, a new study finds.
Cancer Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Caesarean section increases the risk of persistent pelvic girdle pain after delivery compared with vaginal delivery, according to a new study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Drivers who have taken even a small dose of opioid painkillers have an increased risk of being injured in a car accident, a new study has found.
Medications Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
In a two year randomized trial, patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis who received vitamin D supplementation did not have a significant difference in knee pain or cartilage volume loss compared to patients who received ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1