Two Commonly Used Medications Equally Effective in Treating Seizures in Children
The sedative drugs diazepam and lorazepam are equally effective in treating the prolonged seizures known as status epilepticus in children, according to a randomized, controlled study by a multi-institution team of researchers with the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network, including an expert from the Perelman School of Medicine at the ... (more)
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizures in Kids: Study
Researchers comparing two drugs used to treat epileptic seizures in children -- lorazepam and diazepam -- found no difference between them in safety or effectiveness.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Meds India Offers High Quality Anxiety Treatment Drugs At Affordable Prices
Meds India, a leading online pharmacy based in India is offering a variety of FDA approved anxiety-treatment medicines at extremely affordable rates.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Northern Echo
Judge cuts jail sentence on woman who supplied drugs to man before he died
A JUDGE has cut the sentence on a woman who supplied drugs to a man shortly before his death after admitting it was too high.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Info may prompt seniors to taper off sleeping pills
Older people are willing and able to get themselves off medications like sleeping pills once they're informed of the potential harms, according to a new Canadian study.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
"I blew A 75,000 on lifestyle of drink and drugs - but was saved by my miracle baby"
Liz Badcock was slowly killing herself with alcohol and pills when she suddenly found herself pregnant with the baby she and her husband longed for When her GP suggested she take a pregnancy test, Liz Badcock instantly agreed.
Risks Of Popular Anxiety Drugs Often Overshadowed
When actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of an overdose in February, the New York City medical examiner ruled that his death was the result of "acute mixed drug intoxication."
Sleep Aids and Anti-Anxiety Meds Can Kill: A New Study
Sleep aids are a more than $2 billion per year industry. Forecasts predict that global prescriptions for anti-anxiety medicines will reach $5.9 billion per year by 2017.
Prosecutors to probe teen's mystery drugs death
The circumstances surrounding the mysterious drugs-related death of a vulnerable Burnley teenager have been passed to the Crown Proescution Service.
Valium stolen from ambulance, police investigating
Police are investigating the theft of two 10 ml vials of Valium that were found to be missing from a Childersburg ambulance during a routine inventory last week.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
WANE-TV Fort Wayne
Police: Man blames anxiety drugs on his dog
Police said a man who fled the scene of a crash blamed the drugs found on him on his dog.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Next Chapter In The Acorda Story Will Be A Page-Turner
Advancing clinical development of Ampyra in post-stroke deficits may support multi-factored growth of leading asset's revenue capabilities.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Drugs seized by police in raids across Valleys
The operation in Mountain Ash was part of a series of targeted raids across the Valleys in which drugs worth thousands of pounds were seized.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
The peddlers are raking in fortunes flogging the tablets which are illegal without prescription to anyone from stressed mothers to junkies.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
How Stuff Works
Killer Whales on Valium: Common Practice?
Valium was given to whales at SeaWorld to keep them calm, court documents reveal, but use of such benzodiazepine drugs on marine mammals is not always illegal and turns out to be very common at both aquariums and rescue facilities, a Discovery News investigation has found.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Growing Evidence That A Party Drug Can Help Severe Depression
Teens call it "Special K," a club drug that produces hallucinatory out-of-body effects.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Family and friends claim Burnley woman 'hated needles' at drugs death inquest
Elizabeth Freeston, 19, was found dead in her bed by her boyfriend Michael Grundy at their home in Francis Street, Burnley, on December 12, 2012.
SeaWorld whales 'pumped with Valium and Xanax to control behavior'
Chile hit by tsunami: At least five dead and 300 inmates escaped as six foot waves triggered by 8.2 magnitude quake cause chaos Widow trying to sell family home of 40 years finds she doesn't own the $1.2million property after wealthy investor bought her debt for $3,300 'I am deeply sorry': GM CEO apologizes to victims' families and tells Congress ... (more)
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Albany Times Union
A large study has linked several common anti-anxiety drugs and sleeping pills to a higher risk of death, although it's uncertain the drugs were the cause.
Document Reveals That SeaWorld Gives its Orcas Anti-Depressants And Psychoactive Drugs
As if SeaWorld didn't have enough bad press in the wake of the shocking documentary Blackfish , a document obtained by Buzzfeed reveals that the marine park gives its whales psychoactive drugs and anti-depressants.