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2014-07-17 16:26:17

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Drug Injection Devices to 2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1622517/Drug-Injection-Devices-to-2020.htmlAs new drugs become available for the treatment of an expanding list of health conditions, drug developers have increasingly pursued packaging and delivery options that simplify the administration process and increase the efficiency and reliability with which the drug can be introduced...

2014-07-07 23:00:32

Harbor Village Florida comments on Tennessee Teens’ Appetite for Hard Drugs. USA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Young people in Tennessee are abusing drugs well over the national average according to a recent CDC report. The Tennessean reported in an article Tennessee Teens’ Appetite for Hard Drugs Grows (7/2) that the use of intravenous drugs like heroin are rising quickly. The CDC compiled the data over 18 months in 2012-2013; it showed that Heroin was the first opiate the teens had used...

2014-06-25 23:12:05

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Syringes (Disposable & Reusable) markets. Global demand for syringes (disposable & reusable) is projected to exceed US$16 billion by 2020, driven by rising healthcare needs of an aging population, increasing incidence of chronic diseases requiring intravenous administration of drugs, and strong emphasis on patient and healthcare worker safety. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Syringes...

2014-04-16 00:21:04

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tn85gq/drug_injection) has announced the addition of the "Drug Injection Devices to 2018. Devices, Markets, Strategies and Forecasts" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tn85gq/drug_injection ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The past decade has seen a dramatic shift...

2014-02-11 12:26:58

DUBLIN, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z6dphd/drug_injection ) has announced the addition of the "Drug Injection Devices to 2018. Devices, Markets, Strategies and Forecasts" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The past decade has seen a dramatic shift in terms of the types of approved injectable drugs, the diseases they target, and the devices used to deliver them. This shift...

2013-10-16 08:56:25

The use of crystal methamphetamine by street-involved youth is linked to an increased risk of injecting drugs, with crystal methamphetamine being the drug most commonly used at the time of first injection, found a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Amphetamine-type drugs, including crystal methamphetamine, are second only to cannabis in popularity. Injection rates of crystal methamphetamine have increased substantially among adult drug users in some Canadian...

Microneedles May Aid In Eye-Related Illnesses
2012-07-24 13:39:03

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Needles are used by acupuncturists for therapeutic purposes, and new research shows that a specially developed needle can help treat illnesses related to the eye. The microneedles could be used to treat diseases like macular degeneration that hurts tissues in the back of the eyes. The research will be especially beneficial for the elderly population who have an eye-related disease as pharmaceutical companies who are working on...

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2008-09-24 19:15:00

A study published on Wednesday shows the rate of HIV infection among people who inject themselves with drugs appears to be rising.The analysis of peer-reviewed studies and data from United Nations agencies and international experts found an estimated 3 million self-injecting drug users worldwide may be HIV positive.It identified injected drug use in 148 countries and found HIV infections among these kind of users topped 40 percent in nine nations: Estonia, Ukraine, Myanmar (Burma), Indonesia,...

2008-07-22 00:00:38

INJECTING drug addicts are to get extra help at a drop-in centre in Dewsbury town centre. Over Pounds 7,000 will pay for two nurses to help drug users to have better medical care and ensure that injection wounds do not become infected. The Queen's Nursing Institute and the Community and District Nurses' Association are providing the money for a 12-month pilot project at Lifeline Kirklees, in Wellington Street. District nurses Jackie Hatfield and Tracy Conroy, who will lead the project,...


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