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Use it? Mirena possibly causing issues
The Mirena intrauterine device is quickly becoming a popular form of birth control.
Tue May 21, 2013
Ripley and Heanor News
Cadet rushed to dad's rescue
A brave St John Ambulance cadet from Heanor has been rewarded for putting her first aid skills into action when her dad collapsed last summer.
Well: Pain Relievers Do Not Cause Asthma, Study Finds
Some parents have been worried about giving their children pain relievers like ibuprofen and acetaminophen, based on reports that children who take the drugs are more likely to develop asthma.
Positive Phase III Results With Sublingual Sufentanil in Management of Postoperative Pain
The primary efficacy endpoint has been achieved in a placebo-controlled phase III trial of sublingual sufentanil .
AcelRX post-op pain treatment meets late-stage study goal
AcelRX Pharmaceuticals Inc said its experimental treatment for post-operative pain met its main goal in a late-stage trial of patients who had undergone knee or hip replacement surgery, sending its shares up 15 percent.
The Washington Post
Teva Bets on Reformulating Drugs as Investors Say - Show Me'
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., which just two years ago was analysts' highest-rated stock among the world's 20 biggest drugmakers, is struggling to convince investors that a key part of its strategy will revive growth.
Just Released: "Samaritan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - Pharmaceuticals &...
Samaritan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. It focuses on the commercialization of therapeutic products indicated for treatment in theraupeutic areas such as central nervous system diseases, cancer; cardiovascular disease and infectious diseases.
Mon May 20, 2013
Voice of America
Valley Fever Raises Concerns in California, Arizona
But the disease affects much of the population in some rural communities and, while it often goes unnoticed, it sometimes can be devastating for patients.
Myrtle Beach Online
Maley recommends ways to combat painkiller abuse
Inspector General Patrick Maley recommended that legislators, state officials and the medical community work together to rein in the escalating epidemic – with doctors taking the lead.
Get relief for chronic joint pain
Is it difficult to twist, turn or bend at the knees, hips or shoulders? Do you have swelling, warmth and redness in your joints or in the soft tissues around your joint every time you run, jump or exercise? Does the pain seem to linger for weeks? If so, then it's time to see a physician.
Voluntary movements as a possible non-reflexive pain assay
The quantification of pain intensity in vivo is essential for identifying the mechanisms of various types of pain or for evaluating the effects of different analgesics.
PMR symptoms respond well to prednisone regimen
DEAR DOCTOR K: I have polymyalgia rheumatica. My doctor has prescribed prednisone, but I'm worried about the long-term effects of this treatment.
Be wary of overdose with OTC pain pills
Headaches, a nagging sore hip, a stiff neck after a day at the computer. These are prompts that send me to my medicine cabinet to pop a couple of Tylenol or ibuprofen.
Sun May 19, 2013
Take care of your skin in the sun
As the weather turns warmer and children and adults spend more time outside, preventing sunburns becomes important.
MKSAP: 45-year-old man with fever and abdominal pain
A 45-year-old man is admitted to the hospital for a 2-day history of fever and abdominal pain.
Sat May 18, 2013
Monterey County Herald
Ask Dr. K: Treating vasculitis
Dear Dr. K: My father recently saw his doctor, complaining of fever, fatigue, joint pain and rashes.
Natural Holistic Health
Understanding What PMS Means
Premenstrual syndrome is what doctors call what a woman goes through if she has a group of symptoms that start up approximately 14 days before her monthly menstruation.
Fri May 17, 2013
Africa: Easing Africa's Pain - the Need for Palliative Care
With the prevalence of chronic diseases rapidly increasing in Africa, expanding palliative care will be essential to help patients live with dignity.
Illinois Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Legislation
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn must decide if he will sign a measure allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes after the state Senate approved legislation on Friday.
Ease that pain in your leg, sole and heel
MORE and more we see elderlies among us, more reverently called senior citizens, thanks for the increasing control of infectious diseases which used to be the number one cause of death in developing so-called Third World countries, which include our dearly beloved Philippines.