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Cara Therapeutics, Inc. Initiates Human Abuse Liability Trial Of CR845

Cara Therapeutics, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing new chemical entities designed to alleviate pain by selectively targeting peripheral kappa opioid receptors, today announced the initiation of a human abuse liability trial of an intravenous formulation of its peripherally-selective kappa opioid agonist, ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration

Thu Jul 31, 2014


U.S. Health Coalition Calls for Continued Education on Acetaminophen, ...

Today's Consumer Reports story on prescription and non-prescription pain relievers serves as an important reminder for consumers of the importance of taking medicines safely and reinforces the importance of initiatives such as the Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition's Know Your Dose consumer education campaign.


Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

How to make a decision on declawing your cat

Declawing in a cat has become a very controversial subject. Years ago the actual process was never brought to the forefront, but now is often considered in-humane in it complexity.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Hispanic Business

GlycoMimetics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

The company currently expects the initiation of the Phase 3 clinical trial to occur in the second half of 2014.


Related Topix: Leukemia, Health, Medicine, Pharmacology

News 4 Jax

Missionary to Haiti tells of Chick V pain

A Jacksonville missionary who was infected with Chikungunya virus during a mission trip in Haiti spoke Thursday about the pain she's been in for the last two months.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


Chronic Pain Makes Mice Lazy

Chronic pain may rewire the brain in such a way that it decreases motivation, even after an individual takes painkillers, a new study in mice finds.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Stanford University

'Teen Mom' Leah Messer addicted to pain pills?

Teen Mom 2 star Leah Messer is making news this week because some of her friends fear that she was addicted to prescription pain medication.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Teen Mom 2, Medicine, Health

US News & World Report

Teen 'Growing Pains' May Persist For Years

Knee pain can persist for years, affecting teens' participation in sports and other activities, a Danish study found.


Related Topix: Health, Arthritis

Health News Digest

Painkiller Reduces Hypersensitivity to Pain in Patients with Fibromyalgia

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia complain of chronic pain throughout their bodies, but often doctors have difficulty detecting what causes the pain, and therefore, how to treat it.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chronic Pain, Gainesville, FL, University of Florida, Xylocaine, Lidocaine (generic)


Toronto Has Two New Medical Marijuana Clinics

Toronto got its first two medical marijuana clinics this summer. Danforth Avenue's Medical Marijuana Clinics of Canada began operation June 30. Cannabinoid Medical Clinic , at Yonge and Eglinton, opened two weeks later, becoming the city's first referral-only marijuana clinic.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Canada, Medicine, Health

News 4 Jax

Deadly pain pills

Prescription painkillers like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin can make days bearable if you're suffering, but they can be as addictive as heroin and just as deadly.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Percocet, Acetaminophen/Oxycodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Drugs, Food and Drug Administration

The Las Vegas Sun

Photo: Linda Rolain was given another dose of morphine fo

Linda Rolain was given another dose of morphine for the extreme pain she was feeling just days before she passed away following brain surgery in May on Wednesday, June 25, 2014.


Related Topix: Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Egalet to Present at the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference on August 13

Egalet Corporation today announced that Bob Radie, president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present at the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. EDT.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Physicians support more flexible prescription regs, call for more analysis

In testimony Wednesay before the state Department of Public Health about proposed changes to the Prescription Monitoring Program, health care providers and pain sufferers applauded progress in making the online system less burdensome.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nursing

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

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


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

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

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

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