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The US Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of the first device for the preventive treatment of migraine headaches .
I admit it: I'm a baby when it comes to the smallest bruises. But I do feel guilty about fussing over papercuts when I hear about people with tactile allodynia , a chronic pain condition where the slightest touch can cause searing pain.
Real talk: Having a period is terrible. Even under the best of circumstances-when you're just dealing with mere cramps, bloating, and cravings-I don't know a single woman who enjoys frolicking around in her nicest white dress in a field of flowers .
The Virginia Board of Medicine summarily suspended the license of Newport News family physician and pain management doctor Roger M. Phillips on Feb. 20. A notice on the door to his practice, Prime Care Family Medicine in Oyster Point, reads, "closed indefinitely due to events beyond our control."
A new study estimates that 20 percent of all post-op orthopedic trauma patients are "doctor shopping," which has led to a general increase in drug use.
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Stress, tension, or migraine-headaches are a part of life, but you don't have to spend your days chained to a bottle of aspirin.
James Carville and Mary Matalin will sign their latest book, "Love & War: Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters, and One Louisiana Home," from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday at Pass Christian Books/Cat Island Coffeehouse, 300 East Scenic Drive, Pass Christian.
Lawmakers are turning to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to overturn the Food and Drug Administration's approval of a controversial prescription drug that is scheduled to hit the market later this month.
What is serotonin syndrome?Serotonin syndrome is a drug induced syndrome characterised by a cluster of dose related adverse effects that are due to increased serotonin concentrations in the central nervous system.
Many people are surprised to learn that asthma can cause quite a bit of pain. The pain comes from muscles and other tissues, rather than from the lungs.
More often than not, a woman's first prenatal visit comes with a lot of do's and don'ts.
Patients with chronic conditions are said to be beating the province's medicine shortage by borrowing drugs from each other, putting their lives in danger.
The prescribed version of fentanyl is dangerous enough if used incorrectly. There have been local cases where young people ate fentanyl patches, which are meant to treat severe pain in cancer patients.
A migraine without a headache? Isn't that kind of like fat-free half and half? Isn't a headache what a migraine is ? That's what my patient Lisa thought until just a few weeks ago.
A new opiate called Zohydro, developed by Zogenix and approved by the FDA, will enter California markets this month , despite the protests of a number of doctors and experts.