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A decade-long effort in genetic engineering is close to creating yeast that makes palliative medicines in stainless steel vats.
Codeine, or 3-methylmorphine, is an opioid that is used to treat mild to moderate pain and to suppress cough. While it is widely prescribed to adults, it is of great concern that US emergency rooms continue to prescribe it to children, despite its potentially harmful effects.
Passages Malibu issues statement on the ongoing problem with prescription opioids in the US. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 A three-year study of
Narconon Freedom Center Michigan tells parents about the January 2014 new drug trends and what to look for. Albion, MI (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Narconon
Researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis say one way to gauge the extent of prescription opioid pain reliever abuse in any Indiana county is to count the number of health care providers, particularly dentists and pharmacists.
University of Calgary scientists have discovered metabolic enzymes in the opium poppy that play "widespread roles" in enabling the plant to make painkilling morphine and codeine, and other important compounds.
The discovery of genetic differences affecting up to a third of the population could take the guesswork out of prescribing the correct dose of 25 percent of drugs currently on the market, researchers say.
After having your tonsils removed, traditional wisdom says you should eat all the ice cream you want and take a prescription pain killer. A new study from the Henry Ford Hospital, however, reveals how an over-the-counter pain reliever is just as effective.
You may be able to eat all of the ice cream you want after having your tonsils removed, but researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit say you don’t necessarily need a prescription to reduce
Papaver glaucum, otherwise known as the Turkish tulip or Turkish red poppy, is a poppy plant that grows in the region of Anatolia. It is from the family Papaveraceae. P. glaucum can grow to a height of 35 inches. This poppy can withstand the most difficult climates, including the droughts of the dry Middle East. The flowers of the poppy are a vibrant rich red, with notable black spots in the center. The petals are thin, and may appear and feel crispy or brittle. When blooming, the flowers...
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.