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A painkiller slated to hit the market this month is so potent that some medical experts say just one accidental dose could kill.
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NSAIDs wedge the effects of Cox-1 and Cox-2. These enzymes are influential in the production of prostaglandins, which are behind the pain and inflammation of a cat.
March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, a time to bring attention to a disease that affects approximately 176 million women worldwide, including more than 8.5 million in North America.
Exercise and strengthening may not be the best approach for all kinds of neck- and whiplash-related pain, according to a new analysis by Canadian researchers.
Muscle strain is an injury that results to the damaged internal structure of the muscle.
A woman was saved by a mystery driver and her dentist when she suffered a heart attack after hitching a lift to work.
During the stage between idea and the big time, a nonprofit generally experiences growing pains.
Addiction doctors have petitioned the US FDA to prevent Zohydro ER, the first single-entity hydrocodone painkiller, hitting the market this month citing its potential for abuse.
Dear People’s Pharmacy: I have ice-pick migraines. They caused sharp, stabbing pain in my head all day long, seven days a week, until I heard about mustard.
Q: I have heard that aspirin can prevent heart attack and stroke. Should I take it every day even if I am healthy? A: Aspirin was developed in 1897 by the German chemist Felix Hoffmann, and since that time, has been invaluable as an analgesic.
A new approach to breast reconstruction surgery aimed at helping patients' bodies get back to normal more quickly cut their postoperative opioid painkiller use in half and meant a day less in the hospital on average, a Mayo Clinic study found.
Women who are pregnant, have children or who are thinking about having children got a scare last week after a new study suggested taking acetaminophen during pregnancy causes children to develop attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .
Medtronic said about 1,000 people have sued the company over its controversial bone growth product, Infuse, and that many more lawsuits may be coming.
After rattling off the long list of setbacks, Mote will explain that all the pain, the Motrin-filled toll being a rodeo cowboy takes on a man's physical well-being, is worth it, and he would do it all over again.
The F-D-A says popular painkillers need to have more restrictions in an attempt to cut down on abuse.
Addiction experts are campaigning to block the sale of the ultra-pure pain pill Zohydro.