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  1. Some inmates should have the right to euthanasiaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Scientist

    Should convicted prisoners facing life behind bars get the right to die on the grounds of their tortured existence? Sometimes, says a doctor with experience of treating inmates who have attempted suicide In high-security prisons the world over, small numbers of prisoners are serving lifelong sentences, deprived of all but the minimum of human contact and confined for most of the day to their cells. One such inmate is murderer and rapist Frank Van Den Bleeken, who has just won the right to die on the grounds of mental anguish after three decades behind bars in Belgium.

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  2. of the Racearena' laid to restRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News Times

    Lt. Col. Vincent Ciuccoli took a deep breath, but not the deepest of the day, as he held out a perfectly folded red, white and blue triangle.

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  3. Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Abuse Resistant Forms of...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Hispanic Business

    The present invention can comprise any drug, especially medications that are subject to abuse. More specifically, it pertains to pain medications, medications to reduce or eliminate anxiety attack , stimulants and sleeping pills.

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  4. My Grandpa and Voluntary EuthanasiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The RiotACT

    On my desk there is a photograph of my Grandfather and me at the age of one. He is holding me in his arms and smiling down at me with that unique union of love and joy that only the innocence of young life can inspire.

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  5. Drug-poisoning deaths on the riseRead the original story

    Wednesday | Nurse.com

    Poisoning is the leading cause of injury death in the U.S., and drugs - both illicit and pharmaceutical - accounted for 90% of poisoning deaths in 2011, according to a National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief. Misuse or abuse of prescription drugs, including opioid-analgesic pain relievers, is responsible for much of the recent increase in drug-poisoning deaths, according to the report, 'Drug-poisoning deaths involving opioid analgesics: United States, 1999-2011,' which utilized data from the National Vital Statistics System, Mortality File.

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  6. Battling opoid abuseRead the original story

    Wednesday | University of Cincinnati

    University of Cincinnati researchers are asking the medical community to consider its own role in the rise in prescription opioid abuse, calling for more research on iatrogenic addiction and changes in the way medical providers are educated about pain management. In a commentary published online ahead of print Sept.

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  7. Deaths from narcotic painkillers quadrupled in past decade, CDC reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PhysOrg Weblog

    The number of Americans dying from accidental overdoses of narcotic painkillers jumped significantly from 1999 to 2011, federal health officials reported Tuesday. Deaths from overdoses of drugs such as hydrocodone , morphine and oxycodone climbed from 1.4 per 100,000 people to 5.4 per 100,000, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  8. Adding common epilepsy drug to morphine can result in better pain control, say IU researchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Medical News

    Adding a common epilepsy drug to a morphine regimen can result in better pain control with fewer side effects. Moreover, the combination can reduce the dosage of the opioid needed to be effective, according to a team of pain researchers at Indiana University.

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  9. Painkiller Deaths Up 400 Percent in Last 10 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Max

    The number of Americans dying from accidental overdoses of narcotic painkillers jumped significantly from 1999 to 2011, federal health officials reported Tuesday. Deaths from overdoses of drugs such as hydrocodone , morphine and oxycodone climbed from 1.4 per 100,000 people to 5.4 per 100,000, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  10. Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Health.com

    The number of Americans dying from accidental overdoses of narcotic painkillers jumped significantly from 1999 to 2011, federal health officials reported Tuesday. Deaths from overdoses of drugs such as hydrocodone , morphine and oxycodone climbed from 1.4 per 100,000 people to 5.4 per 100,000, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  11. FDA Clears Constipation Drug MovantikRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Pharmaceutical Processing

    Nektar Therapeutics said Tuesday that U.S. regulators approved its drug Movantik, a once-per-day treatment for constipation caused by opioid painkillers. Movantik, or naloxegol, is approved for adults who have chronic pain that is not caused by cancer.

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  12. Combining epilepsy drug, morphine can result in less pain, lower opioid dosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Science Daily

    Adding a common epilepsy drug to a morphine regimen can result in better pain control, fewer side effects and reduced morphine dosage, according to research. The result could bring significant relief to many patients with neuropathic pain, a difficult-to-treat condition often felt in the arms and legs and associated with nerve tissue damage.

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  13. World Health Organization policy improves use of medicinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    In this issue of PLOS Medicine , Kathleen Holloway from WHO and David Henry evaluated data on reported adherence to WHO essential medicines practices and measures of quality use of medicines from 56 low and middle income countries for 2002-2008. They compared the countries' government-reported implementation of 36 essential medicines policies with independent survey results for 10 validated indicators of quality use of medicines .

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  14. Letter: Excellence of care at QEHRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Lynn News

    For that reason, I thought it would be appropriate to mention my own recent experience both of the hospital and the associated emergency service provided by the East of England Ambulance Service. I'm 71 and live on my own.

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  15. Smoking, schizophrenia linked by alterations in brain nicotine signalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Science Daily

    Schizophrenia is associated with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking. A growing body of research suggests that the relationship between schizophrenia and smoking stems, in part, from an effort by patients to use nicotine to self-medicate symptoms and cognitive impairment associated with the disease.

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  16. Sport, physical activity help against depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Science Daily

    Depression is the most frequently diagnosed mental illness. In the western industrial nations, at least every tenth person suffers from depression once in the course of their life.

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  17. Relmada Therapeutics Enters Into Agreement With Memorial...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | BioSpace

    Relmada Therapeutics, Inc., RLMD, +4.10% a clinical-stage company developing novel therapies for the treatment of chronic pain, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in a series of animal studies for levorphanol, the active ingredient of LevoCap ER, a new tamper-resistant, extended release form of levorphanol. Gavril Pasternak, MD, PhD, of MSKCC is the lead investigator for these studies.

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  18. Number-crunching could lead to unethical choices, says new studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Science Daily

    Calculating the pros and cons of a potential decision is a way of decision-making. But repeated engagement with numbers-focused calculations, especially those involving money, can have unintended negative consequences.

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  19. Relmada Therapeutics Enters Into Agreement with Memorial Sloan...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Sys-Con Media

    Gavril Pasternak, MD, PhD, of MSKCC is the lead investigator for these studies. Dr. Pasternak said, "Levorphanol is a unique opioid analgesic that has been used clinically for decades.

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  20. Trevena Granted Key U.S. Composition of Matter Patent for TRV130Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Business Wire

    Trevena, Inc. , a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of G protein coupled receptor biased ligands, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted U.S. Patent No. 8,835,488, "Opioid receptor ligands and methods of using and making same."

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