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2011-12-07 11:32:25

An attentive, nurturing mother may be able to help her children better resist the temptations of drug use later in life, according to a study in rats conducted by Duke University and the University of Adelaide in Australia. A rat mother's attention in early childhood actually changes the immune response in the brains of her pups by permanently altering genetic activity, according to Staci Bilbo, an assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience at Duke, who led the research. High-touch...

2011-12-06 23:27:26

A UCSF study suggests patients with chronic pain may experience greater relief if their doctors add cannabinoids — the main ingredient in cannabis or medical marijuana — to an opiates-only treatment. The findings, from a small-scale study, also suggest that a combined therapy could result in reduced opiate dosages. More than 76 million Americans suffer from chronic pain — more people than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined, according to the National Centers for...

2011-12-05 01:10:00

Burning Tree, long term drug rehab, in Texas announces it is taking on the fight against Opana abuse. Opana, a prescription opiate, has been alarming addiction treatment providers in more recent months and it's abuse is on the rise. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 04, 2011 As part of an ongoing effort to respond to the abuse of prescription painkillers, the long-term drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility Burning Tree has announced its plan to target individuals who have become dependent on...

2011-12-01 15:00:00

Narconon East US Drug Rehab Centers tackle the Oxycontin prescription drug abuse epidemic helping addicts get drug-free as 33 prescribing pain clinic doctors are arrested in South Florida. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) December 01, 2011 Narconon East US Drug Rehab Centers located throughout the Eastern United States help tackle the Oxycontin prescription drug abuse epidemic getting those addicted to Oxy and its derivatives drug-free as 33 pain clinic doctors in a pill mill network are arrested in...

Study Finds Harmful Painkiller Use Among Methadone Patients
2011-11-28 12:57:01

A new study has shown harmful prescription patterns of powerful painkillers among a substantial number of Ontario patients who received methadone therapy to treat their opioid addiction. Methadone, which is a type of long-acting opioid, has proven to be an effective therapy for opioid dependence. According to a new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), 18% of methadone maintenance therapy patients also received...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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