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2 hrs ago | Stanford

Grand Roundup: Top posts for the week of Aug. 24

"Sleep drunkenness" more prevalent than previously thought : A phenomenon known as " sleep drunkenness " may be more prevalent than previously thought, affecting as many as 1 in 7 adults, Stanford researchers report in a new study.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

6 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Permanent temps: What your life as an 'elderly migrant' worker...

In a must-read article in the current issue of Harper's magazine, journalist Jessica Bruder, adjunct professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, adds a new phrase to America's vocabulary: "Elderly migrant worker."


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Medicine, Health, Recreational Vehicle, Security, Pension, Personal Finance, Quartzsite, AZ

9 hrs ago | Science Daily

Antidepressants show potential for postoperative pain

Anesthesiologists examine studies where antidepressants were prescribed for pain after surgery.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Anesthesiology

13 hrs ago |

Buy VigRX Plus online: Cure for erectile dysfunction

VigRX Plusa uses botanical ingredients and aphrodisiacs that have been tested and used since the ancient generations of China, Europe, and South America.


Related Topix: Erectile Dysfunction, Medicine, Health, Human Sexuality, Nitroglycerin (generic), Nitrostat, Isordil, Imdur, Isosorbide (generic)

17 hrs ago | Medical News

Global Peptic Ulcer Drugs market expected to grow at CAGR of 2.9% over 2013-2018

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Peptic Ulcer Drugs Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.


Related Topix: Peptic Ulcer, Medicine, Health

20 hrs ago | Medical News

Review of clinical trials based on administering antidepressants for chronic postsurgical pain

After a systematic review of clinical trials based on administering antidepressants for acute and chronic postsurgical pain, researchers have concluded that more trials are needed to determine whether these drugs should be prescribed for postsurgical pain on a regular basis.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Anesthesiology, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic)

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

New rules could keep pain pills out of hands of addicts

Nevada has the fourth highest rate of prescription drug overdose deaths in the country, according to a study by Trust for America's Health.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Drug Enforcement Administration, Healthcare Law, Law, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic)

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Medical marijuana laws may reduce painkiller overdoses

States that have legalized marijuana for managing chronic pain have significantly fewer deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses each year, according to a new study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.


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

St. Petersburg Times

MS patient talks about relief she finds with marijuana

Peggy Alcorn, a 68-year-old retiree, exercises every day in her swimming pool. a She hangs onto the edge for an hour - bouncing, swaying, kicking and singing to a mix of 1980s hits streaming from her computer.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Florida, Florida Government

Marine Corps Times

Expert: Move pain management into 21st century

In truth, untreated chronic pain can stress the heart, decrease lung function, dampen appetite and cause a host of psychological issues like depression, anxiety, sleep disturbances and social isolation.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chronic Pain, Acupuncture

Area News

Michael McCormack: No to gays, no to medical cannabis

MEMBER for Riverina Michael McCormack has announced his position on the legalisation of medical cannabis in Australia and has declared he remains unconvinced by his own research on the issue.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Medicine, Health

The Daily Record

Chaffee Chiropractic: Choose wellness strategies

The United States Department of Commerce states that between 1990 and 2020, the population age 65-74 would grow 74 percent, while the population under age 65 would grow only 24 percent.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Back Pain, Acupuncture

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The RiotACT

Cerebral Palsy - call for support

Ollie's CP is due to congenital cytomegalovirus infection , which has also left him profoundly deaf in his left ear.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


DEA Increases Restrictions on Prescription Painkillers

Getting some painkillers at your local pharmacy will soon get a little more difficult.


Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Health

The Virginian-Pilot

She died after 3 hours in hospital waiting room, lawsuit alleges

Doubled over with abdominal pain, Antonia Arcelao waited more than three hours to see a doctor in Chesapeake Regional Medical Center's emergency room, according to a lawsuit filed in Circuit Court.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Virginia Beach, VA, Medicaid


Researchers Discover Fever's Origin

Fever is a response to inflammation , and is triggered by an onset of the signaling substance prostaglandin .


Related Topix: Inflammation, Medicine, Health, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

Digital Game Developer

Boulder Firm Ensures Availability of All-Natural Pain Patch in the United States

Motto-Elektro, Ltd, Budapest, Hungary announced it has appointed Katalin Boros, president of MOTTO USA as its distributor for the Motto brand all-natural pain patch in the United States.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Hungary, World News, Arthritis, Gout

Medical News Today

Iroko Pharmaceuticals gains FDA approval of ZORVOLEX for management of osteoarthritis pain

Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a global specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing the science of analgesia, has announced the United States Food and Drug Administration has approved ZORVOLEX capsules, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug , for the management of osteoarthritis pain.


Related Topix: Arthritis, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Diclofenac (generic), Voltaren, Cataflam

Study gives reason to support Florida's medical marijuana amendment

For Florida voters confused about whether to support the medical marijuana Amendment 2 on the November ballot, a new study just published in JAMA may help to relieve concerns.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Health, Pennsylvania

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Dr. Oz: Dangerous OTC drugs, Ayurvedic weight loss and Monk fruit diet sweetener

When it comes to your health, don't assume that all over-the-counter medications are safe, says Dr. Mehmet Oz.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic)