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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.
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The primary efficacy endpoint has been achieved in a placebo-controlled phase III trial of sublingual sufentanil .
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DEAR DOCTOR K: I have polymyalgia rheumatica. My doctor has prescribed prednisone, but I'm worried about the long-term effects of this treatment.
As the weather turns warmer and children and adults spend more time outside, preventing sunburns becomes important.
Dear Dr. K: My father recently saw his doctor, complaining of fever, fatigue, joint pain and rashes.
With the prevalence of chronic diseases rapidly increasing in Africa, expanding palliative care will be essential to help patients live with dignity.
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.
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.
Minnesota doctors say prescription drug abuse is a severe problem in the state and they often feel caught between patients who need pain medication and those who say they should do more to curb abuse.