Medications

Getting behind the wheel on opioids: could be a road to tragedy

Driving while on prescription opioids plays an increasingly significant role in fatal motor vehicle crashes, irrespective of alcohol use and demographic characteristics, according to a new study conducted at Columbia University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Poor sleep worsens link between PTSD, chronic pain in youth

(HealthDay)—Poor sleep worsens the association between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and chronic pain in youth, according to a study published in the January issue of the Journal of Pain.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Over 20 percent of maternal mortality in illinois due to CVD

(HealthDay)—More than one in five maternal deaths in Illinois in 2002 to 2011 were attributable to cardiovascular disease, according to a study published in the May issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Survival similar with debulking by laparotomy, laparoscopy

(HealthDay)—For women with epithelial ovarian cancer, three-year survival rates are similar for women undergoing debulking by laparotomy or laparoscopy, according to a study published in the May issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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