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2014-04-17 11:28:47

Dermatologists with access to free drug samples are more likely than those without access to samples to write prescriptions for drugs that are more expensive, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Although studies have shown that most physicians do not believe that the availability of free samples affects their behavior or recommendations for patients, the researchers found that the average retail cost of the prescriptions written by...

2014-04-16 23:16:46

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 prescription painkillers published March 3rd in the JAMA Internal Medicine revealed that individuals with the highest risk for overdose obtain medication from a doctor’s prescription. The use of opioid painkillers for non-medical reasons has grown substantially over the last decade. Some of the prescription opioids that are misused include...

2014-04-15 23:15:07

Cleansing traces of harmful drugs from a person's body is a process that can be done. For a no-cost consultation, call 330-754-3483. CANTON, OH (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Canton Alcohol Drug Rehab announces that a new drug detox program has started for drug and alcohol addiction in Canton and surrounding cities. Detoxification allows individuals that have filled their physical bodies up over and over again with harmful drugs to get clean. It can last between 2-3 days or 5-6 days in some...

2014-04-15 23:10:44

A new study published in The Oncologist journal shows that a subset of patients with advanced differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) and multiple comorbidities in which full-dose sorafenib is considered unsafe can initiate treatment with sorafenib at lower starting doses without adversely affecting efficacy or tolerability compared with full-dose sorafenib. A team of researchers led by Ramona Dadu, MD, at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, performed a retrospective analysis to...

2014-04-15 16:28:26

SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zogenix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZGNX), a pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products for the treatment of pain-related and central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced that the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts entered an order, preventing the implementation of the Commonwealth's ban of Zohydro(TM) ER on Constitutional grounds. This order will become effective on April 22, 2014. The court decision today supports the...

2014-04-15 14:48:37

Penn Medicine first to investigate shared decision making in radiation oncology Playing an active role in their radiation treatment decisions leaves cancer patients feeling more satisfied with their care, and may even relieve psychological distress around the experience, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania report in the journal Cancer. In a study of 305 patients undergoing radiation treatment, Neha Vapiwala, MD, an associate professor in...

2014-04-14 23:02:23

A former Narconon Arrowhead patient talks for the first time on his recovery process through the program and journey to living without heroin. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The nationwide heroin epidemic has affected millions of life. Reports from the National Institute on Drug Abuse report that one out of 15 people that use prescriptions will try the drug within 10 years. What’s worse is that we are losing lives every day to a problem that can be remedied with successful rehabilitation. Meet...

2014-04-10 08:30:41

Spending on Compounded Medications More Than Doubled in 2013 ST. LOUIS, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Significant increases in cost per prescription drove drug trend for workers' compensation payers higher in 2013, according to research released this week by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX). Overall pharmacy spending for workers' compensation increased 9.5 percent, according to the Express Scripts Workers' Compensation Drug Trend Report, primarily from an 8.2 percent jump in cost per...

2014-04-09 23:30:35

Passages Malibu issues statement on new research published in the UK. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 On March 19th, the British Medical Journal published a study that examined the use of sedatives and anti-anxiety medication and their impact on overall health and mortality rates. The 7-year study looked at more than 34,000 patients in the United Kingdom who were prescribed pharmaceuticals like Xanax, Valium, and Klonopin. Patients prescribed anti-anxiety medication and sleeping pills...

2014-04-09 23:03:38

Opiate abuse is growing quickly in the Tampa area. Millennium Treatment Group is seeing an influx of patients with an addiction to opiates and can offer a great treatment option to help the community. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Opiate addiction is on the rise in the Tampa area. Millennium Treatment Group has seen a recent increase in the number of patients needing treatment. Because of this, Millennium Treatment Group is offering a great addiction treatment option for those in...