Psychology & Psychiatry

Overdose, relapse after buprenorphine discontinuation high

(HealthDay)—Buprenorphine treatment may be needed for several years after an opioid overdose to reduce the risk of overdose and other adverse events, according to a study published online Dec. 2 in The American Journal ...

Medications

Addition of maintenance olaparib slows advanced ovarian cancer

(HealthDay)—Compared with placebo, the addition of olaparib to maintenance therapy with bevacizumab is associated with a significant progression-free survival benefit for patients with advanced ovarian cancer, according ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: UN

Global child and maternal deaths have fallen sharply in recent decades, but new UN statistics released Thursday show unequal progress, with more than five childbirths a minute ending in tragedy.

Health

India's government approves ban on e-cigarettes

India's government on Wednesday decided to ban e-cigarettes, expressing concern at the alarming rate at which vaping is becoming popular among the country's youth and causing breathing illnesses.

Health

4 personal items you probably should replace today

Is your toothbrush more than four months old? And how about your contact lens case? These and other everyday essentials need regular replacing, no matter how comfortable you are with them.

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