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2011-10-13 11:50:22

Itching is one of the most prevalent side effects of powerful, pain-killing drugs like morphine, oxycodone and other opioids. The opiate-associated itch is so common that even women who get epidurals for labor pain often complain of itching. For many years, scientists have scratched their own heads about why drugs that so effectively suppress pain also induce itch. Now in mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown they can control opioid-induced...

2011-09-24 19:15:00

Narconon Suncoast Rehab Center, Hernando County Florida, gives the warning signs for the most abused prescription drug they treat at their center called Oxycontin. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) September 24, 2011 Narconon Suncoast Rehab Center, Executive Director Tammy Strickling, reports approximately 80 percent of their clients over the last 6 months were addicted to one opiate or another with 60 to 70 percent of them on Oxycontin or its cousin Roxycodone. Oxycontin or Roxycodone are the most...

2011-09-19 19:46:47

In advance of a United Nations conference today on the global challenges of treating cancer and other diseases, the UBC Graduate School of Journalism has launched an ambitious multimedia site, The Pain Project, which documents one of the greatest challenges to treating chronic illnesses: severely constrained access to morphine. The Pain Project, www.internationalreporting.org/pain, results from a year-long investigation by UBC's International Reporting Program (IRP). Teams traveled to...

2011-09-13 15:40:00

New Study Reports Overdoses from Prescription Painkillers Surpass Deaths from Multiple Myeloma, Liver Disease and HIV Beverly Hills, Calif. (PRWEB) September 13, 2011 According to a report from the British Medical Journal, the number of deaths in the United States from prescription painkillers such as Vicodin, OxyContin and Suboxone, has now surpassed that of multiple myeloma, alcohol liver disease and HIV. Dr. Michael Lowenstein, who specializes in the Waismann Method, an advanced...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.