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2 hrs ago | Live Science

Weird Delay in Pain from Brown Recluse Spider Bite Explained

Victims of a brown recluse spider bite might feel perfectly fine - until a burning pain described by most patients as a throbbing "fire" strikes 24 hours later, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Inflammation

6 hrs ago | Medical News Today

The disruptive effects of anesthesia on brain cell connections are likely temporary

A study of juvenile rat brain cells suggests that the effects of a commonly used anesthetic drug on the connections between brain cells are temporary.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Biology, Science, Health

10 hrs ago | CiteULike

Same-day and delayed reports of pain intensity in second-trimester...

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pregnancy, Cytotec, Misoprostol (generic), Mifepristone (generic), Mifeprex, RU-486

10 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Your Saliva Says A Lot About Your Health: Here's What To Look For

Saliva is the key ingredient in food digestion, and helps protect teeth from decay, prevents infection, and makes chewing and swallowing possible.


Related Topix: Supplement, Amylase, Medicine, Health, Gingivitis

14 hrs ago | Daily Mail

'Growing pains' that can lead to arthritis: Doctors warn that knee ...

A third of teenagers experience pains in their knees - and for half of them the pain does not go away.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Arthritis

16 hrs ago | Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

Health Capsules: Dangerous teen trends

St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield recently received the 2014 Women's Health Excellence Award from Healthgrades, an independent healthcare ratings organization.


Related Topix: St Lukes Hospital Allentown Campus, Medicine, St Lukes Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Women's Health, Health, HealthGrades, Medicare

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Phosphagenics Provides Update on Opioid Patch Program

Australian drug delivery company, Phosphagenics Limited , today provided updates on its opioid transdermal patch programs after its recent announcement of a capital raising.


Related Topix: OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

Smoking linked to negative disease progression from smoking

Psoriatic arthritis, is an inflammatory form of arthritis associated with psoriasis and includes many manifestations such as skin psoriasis, nail lesions, dactylitis, and enthesitis.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Psoriatic Arthritis, Arthritis, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic)

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Drugmaker Pfizer's 2nd quarter profit sinks 79 per cent but still beats analyst expec...

Pfizer's second-quarter earnings plunged 79 per cent from last year, when the world's second-largest drugmaker booked a $10 billion-plus gain from a business spinoff.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Fibromyalgia, Lyrica, Pregabalin (generic), Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic)


New partnership to improve access to essential pain medications for people living with HIV

Washington, D.C.-July 29, 2014-Today the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and the American Cancer Society announced a new partnership to improve access to essential pain medications for people living with HIV in Swaziland.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Cancer, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Swaziland, World News, Africa, Cervical Cancer

The Daily Beast

The Pill Is More Than Birth ControlBy Keli Goff

We need to a better job of explaining that women use birth control for much more than delaying or avoiding motherhood.


Related Topix: Motherhood, Family, Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

Addiction Medicine Specialist says pharmaceutical abuse is a growing problem in Queensland

Addressing the 2014 Australian Winter School Conference in Brisbane in late July, Dr Rowan said the increased prevalence of chronic pain and growing use of prescription and over-the-counter painkillers is contributing to higher rates of addiction and substance dependency.


Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Queensland, Australia Travel, Australia Travel, Chronic Pain, Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

New research describes trends in substance use among high school...

Newly published research from Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse reports on the current trends of substance use by high school student athletes and notes an increase in the use of prescription pain medications among football players.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Sports, Swimming

PhysOrg Weblog

Research offers new hope for treatment of rare genetic disease

New research by experts at The University of Nottingham could offer new clues for the treatment of a rare genetic disease.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Tnf, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science, World News, Germany,

Mon Jul 28, 2014


When Real Life Happens During PT School

For the past 2 months, I've been lucky to encounter no real obstacles in my education.


Related Topix: Dentistry, Medicine, Health

Consumer Reports

Celebrex shouldn't be your first choice for joint pain

A. In most cases, no-for several reasons. First, the drug, which in generic form is known as celecoxib, doesn't ease pain from osteoarthritis better than related drugs available without a prescription, including ibuprofen and naproxen , according to our Best Buy Drugs analysis.


Related Topix: Medicine, Celebrex, Celecoxib (generic), Health, Arthritis, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn

Business Wire

Conservative Care First: A Sensible, Effective Approach to Back and Neck Pain

This health care model encourages emphasis on more cost-effective and safer approaches over potentially addictive medications for pain management and health enhancement.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


Six Reasons for Headaches in School-Age Children and How Parents Can Help Relieve the Pain

According to Nick DeBlasio, MD , a pediatrician in Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's Pediatric Primary Care Clinic , about 10% of school-aged children and 15-27% of teens experience them from time to time.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Family, Kids


Pfizer Dips On BMO Downgrade

So concludes BMO Capital Markets today in a downgrade report, which sent shares of Pfizer down nearly 1% to $29.86.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Bristol Myers Squibb, Health, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic), Celebrex, Celecoxib (generic), Arthritis


FDA Rejects Redwood City's AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Painkiller...

FDA Rejects Redwood City's AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Painkiller Dispensing Device; Stock Plunges 28.62% Before Market Opens On Monday AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced that the U.S.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health