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6 min ago | CiteULike

The effect of needle gauge and lidocaine pH on pain during intradermal injection.

Local anesthetics can produce pain during skin infiltration. We designed a randomized, prospective trial to determine whether needle gauge and/or solution pH affect pain during the intradermal infiltration of lidocaine.

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Related Topix: Xylocaine, Lidocaine (generic), Medicine, Health

1 hr ago | Cleveland.com

Vacation shopping curtailed by visit from Tooth Fairy: Shopping With My Sister

Beach vacations call for sticking your feet in the surf, but make time to do a little shopping.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cleveland, OH

Wed Apr 16, 2014

SILive.com

Arden Heights woman with chronic illnesses says Obamacare left her without doctors and medication

After receiving her new health coverage in January through the New York State of Health Marketplace, Arden Heights resident Margaret Figueroa, who suffers from two chronic illnesses, went to her pharmacy to fill her prescriptions.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Michael Grimm, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Health

Northeasttimes.com

Discussing the causes and cures of lower back pain

Almost everyone will experience an episode of low back pain at some point in their lives.

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Related Topix: Health, Back Pain, Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Evidence lacking for long-term opioid use in low back pain

There is evidence of short-term efficacy of opioids for treatment of chronic low back pain compared with placebo; however, the effectiveness and safety of long-term opioid therapy for treatment of CLBP remains unproven, according to a review published in the April 1 issue of Spine .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

PennLive.com

Addiction is everyone's problem: Scott Serafini

Last week I came across an article on a social media site, posted there, from a website called "The New Republic."

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Opinion

Independent Weekly

Drug program in jeopardy for pregnant women

She wore different clothes and nail polish, and her long black hair was painted with silver streaks.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Carrboro, NC, Durham, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Medicine, Health

Customer Interaction Solutions

M lnlycke Health Care AB: A World First: Preventing Skin Reactions During Radiation Therapy

A study published in the Radiotherapy & Oncology Journal has shown that the use of Mepitel Film dressings prevents the development of moist desquamation: painful skin ulcerations associated with breast cancer radiation therapy.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Freshnews

Anika Therapeutics Announces First U.S. Commercial Sale of MonoviscA

Anika Therapeutics, Inc. , a leader in products for tissue protection, healing and repair, based on hyaluronic acid technology, today announced the first U.S. commercial sale of Monovisc by its commercial partner, DePuy Synthes Mitek Sports Medicine*, a leading orthopedic sports medicine company.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Anika Therapeutics, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing, Arthritis, Health

AlertNet

U.S. court reverses Massachusetts ban on Zogenix pain drug

A U.S. District Court judge on Tuesday stopped Massachusetts from implementing a ban on the sale of Zogenix Inc's prescription painkiller Zohydro, saying federal law superseded the state's action.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Food and Drug Administration

The Badger Herald Online

UHS reports increased cases of the mumps on campus

Mumps is a contagious virus that spreads through coughing, sneezing or any kind of close contact with an infected person.

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Related Topix: Health, Mumps, Medicine

Daily Herald

J&J Q1 net up 8 percent on sales jump, lower costs

Johnson & Johnson's first-quarter profit rose 8 percent, because of restrained costs and a big jump in prescription drug sales.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, New Brunswick, NJ, Health

Freshnews

New Painkiller Offers Potential for Abuse and Addiction

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, the nation's leading center for women and adolescent girls struggling with addiction, eating disorders, trauma and co-occurring disorders, warns the new narcotic painkiller Zohydro poses a great potential for abuse and addiction.

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

Applied Clinical Trials

Novel Therapies to Revitalize the Neuropathic Pain Treatment Market...

With seven promising neuropathic pain treatments expected to be launched in the coming years, the NP therapeutics market value - covering painful diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia and trigeminal neuralgia - is forecast to increase from $2.58 billion in 2012 to $3.53 billion by 2022, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 3.19%, says research ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetic Neuropathy

The News Item

Three brain surgeries save life of Coal Township teen

He remembers vomiting repeatedly, rushing with family to the hospital, being loaded onto a Life Flight helicopter and the whirring sound of its rotor.

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Related Topix: Coal Township, PA, Medicine, Health

CiteULike

Morphine decreases clopidogrel concentrations and effects: a...

This study sought to examine the possible drug-drug interactions between clopidogrel and morphine.

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Related Topix: Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, Plavix, Clopidogrel (generic), Health, Heart Attack, Pharmacology

Mon Apr 14, 2014

BioSpace

Depomed, Inc. Announces Settlements With Two Gralise ANDA Filers

The settlements permit the defendants to begin selling generic versions of Gralise on ), Inc., as well as their affiliated co-defendants.

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Related Topix: DepoMed, Startups, Medicine, Neurontin, Gabapentin (generic), US News, Health, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic)

Bloomberg

Chinese Thunder God Herb Works as Well as Pain Therapy

A centuries-old Chinese medical herb known as " thunder god vine " eased the pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis as effectively as the commonly prescribed methotrexate, a study showed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatrex, Methotrexate (generic), Arthritis, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic)

SFGate

Ruling on Massachusetts ban on painkiller pending

U.S. District Court Judge Rya Zobel heard more arguments Monday in a lawsuit that claims the state is overstepping its authority in restricting drug use within Massachusetts in violation of the U.S. Constitution.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, Zogenix, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Food and Drug Administration, Science / Technology

The Washington Post

Ban some pain-killers? Here are 6 common opioids.

The Food and Drug Administration's approval in the fall of a controversial new painkiller, Zohydro, added more fuel to a long-running fight over how to treat people with chronic pain while not exacerbating the nation's prescription drug epidemic.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Sports

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