Wednesday May 22
Regulators move to control anxiety drug misuse
TONY EASTLEY: Doctors, health researchers and a magistrate are welcoming prospective new tougher rules designed to halt the over-prescribing of a controversial anti-anxiety medication.
Thu May 16, 2013
Spotify: Adele, Enya soothe fearful flyers
For some people who have to travel by plane, Valium, listening to babbling brook soundscapes or finding a happy place just aren't enough to quell fears of flying.
Wed May 15, 2013
Acorda Therapeutics to Present at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference
Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that Ron Cohen, M.D., Acorda's President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, May 22 at 10:30 a.m. at the Sheraton New York Hotel in New York.
Wed May 08, 2013
Ask the Doctor: with George Crooks
The usual anti-depressants do not work. I can't seem to express myself to my GP and feel nervous and shy.
Tue May 07, 2013
Manuka oil conquers deadly MRSA bacteria where conventional medicine fails
With life threatening instances of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections on the rise, many are seeking safe and effective alternatives in the realm of natural medicine.
Sun May 05, 2013
Valium's 50th birthday: little to celebrate
A recent report published by the charity MIND - which paints a troubling, and important portrait of Britons driven to alcohol, cigarettes and prescription medication to differing extents by the stress of working-life - makes it a prescient moment to cast the mind back to a series of very strange goings-on. The time was the late 1950s, the place a ... (more)
Sat May 04, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Viewpoints: Prescription drug abuse is on the rise among teenagers
The Bee recently featured articles on the problem of prescription drug abuse and the need to talk with teens.
Fri May 03, 2013
Kenosha County EMT faces reduced charges of sexual contact with seizure patient
Racine County prosecutors filed reduced charges Thursday against a Kenosha County emergency medical technician accused of having sexual contact with a 20-year-old female seizure patient, the Journal Times reports .
Wed May 01, 2013
We live in the Age of Trauma
I was in Boston two days before the bombings, with my family at an Indian restaurant not far from the soon-to-be crime scene at Copley Square, and we were surrounded by runners loading up on carbs.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Roadside Breath Test for Drugs Could Be on Horizon
Using a commercially available breath sampler, Swedish scientists were able to identify 12 substances in the breath of at least 40 patients who had taken drugs in the previous 24 hours and were recovering at a drug-addiction emergency clinic.
Cheltenham Gold Cup racehorse owner Sheila Lockhart died from addiction to tranquiliser diazepam
Sheila Lockhart, 64 - whose most famous horse Go Ballistic came second in the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1999 - was found collapsed next her bed days before Christmas.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Balga man remanded over parents' murder
A 35-year-old Perth man accused of murdering his parents in their country Victorian home has never been in custody before and suffers from anxiety, a court has heard.
Acorda Therapeutics to Host Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter...
Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it will host a conference call and live webcast to report its first quarter 2013 financial results on Thursday, May 2 at 8:30 a.m. ET.