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Prescriptions for benzodiazepines are rising in primary care, and their frequent combined use with opioid analgesics may be contributing to medication-related deaths, a finding that goes largely unreported, according to Stanford researchers.
After discovering prescription painkillers make him sick, one patient uses a more controversial option to treat his pain.
The closures in McAllen and Beaumont bring to 19 the number of clinics that have shut down since Texas lawmakers adopted tough new abortion restrictions last summer.
Surgery to remove the prostate saves lives compared to "watchful waiting" for some men whose cancers were found because they were causing symptoms, long-term results from a Scandinavian study suggest.
Scientists have modified genes in the blood cells of HIV patients to help them resist the AIDS virus, and say the treatment seems safe and promising. The results give hope that this approach might one day free at least some people from needing medicines to keep HIV under control, a form of cure.
A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment — in this instance, four hours after birth.
Harold Ramis, one of the great comedic geniuses of my generation and arguably one of the greatest of all time – passed away recently. For those that know of him, and for those that don’t his resume of comedy classics include Animal House, Ghostbusters, Groundhogs Day, and Caddyshack among a slew of other movies.
Scientists look at the impact of childhood vaccinations.
New study shows that sound levels from some of the machines exceed workplace safety limits for adults.
At age 80, retired Chicago physician and educator Dan Winship is getting a bittersweet last chance to teach about medicine — only this time he's the subject. In the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, Winship is giving a young medical student a close-up look at a devastating illness affecting millions of patients worldwide.
A look at how pets with a rare illness can help design vaccines for humans.
Furiex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a drug development collaboration company, today announced it will receive a $5.0 million milestone payment from the Menarini Group for the launch of Priligy in the United Kingdom.
In a stunning example of when treatment might be worse than the disease, a large review of Medicare records finds that older people with small kidney tumors were much less likely to die over the next five years if doctors monitored them instead of operating right away.
In a promising step against a genetic disease that causes deafness and gradual loss of vision, scientists have partly restored hearing with a single injection to young mice. Experts praised the study on Usher syndrome, published online last week by the journal Nature Medicine, but the results are still a long way from preventing the disease.
The PMD4/PMS4 line features a glass filled polypropylene (GF-PP) housing that provides the actuator with superior corrosion resistance and performance in environments and atmospheres where most metal actuators cannot.
The NBA for the most part has managed to avoid the major performance-enhancing drug scandals that have plagued the NFL and Major League Baseball over the last decade. Commissioner David Stern is hoping to keep it that way. Stern said on Wednesday that he thinks the NBA is on track to begin testing its players for human growth hormone, perhaps as early as next season.
Supplements such as vitamins, minerals and herbs are a big part of Americans' lives, but new research revealed in a recent study into these products is raising several safety concerns. CBS News’ Dr. Holly Phillips reports.
Commonly used steroid shots may worsen tennis elbow in the long run and increase chances that the painful condition will reappear, a small study found. By contrast, patients who got dummy injections alone or with physical therapy were more likely to completely recover after a year and much less likely to have a recurrence than those given steroids.
Icon PLC plans to buy the clinical trial services division of Cross Country Healthcare Inc. in a deal potentially worth more than $55 million, as the Irish company seeks to grow globally and improve its drug safety consulting. Icon, which is based in Dublin, said Monday it will pay $52 million in cash for the division plus an additional $3.75 million
The Allen-Bradley SMC-50 smart motor controller includes a newly designed three-phase, fully solid-state, silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) power structure.
All of us who are concerned with pharmaceuticals have to follow and comply with different regulations and directives. In the last ten years number of do’s and don’ts and “how to” have increased. Competition for drugs and APIs from developing countries has increased.
The Metal Detection 07 Electronics system includes a color touch screen and dual entry user access for additional security.
A new study by Consumer Reports on cancer tests reveals that most should be avoided.
The PR100i TubePro Print-and-Apply System is an advanced desktop applicator designed for challenging labeling requirements.
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