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2013-01-09 05:01:01

Sovereign Health of California has seen a drastic increase in number of patients seeking treatment for heroin addiction.

Morphine Can Increase Pain In Some Patients, But Why?
2013-01-07 04:53:12

While morphine is typically used by doctors to relieve pain, it can inexplicably have the opposite effect on some patients. Now, a team of researchers is close to pinpointing the biological causes of the phenomenon known as morphine-induced pain hypersensitivity.

Chronic Pain Sufferers May Benefit From Electric Brain Stimulation
2013-01-03 04:53:19

A research team from the University of Michigan used electricity on certain regions in the brain of a patient with chronic, severe facial pain to release an opiate-like substance that's considered one of the body’s most powerful painkillers.

More Sleep, Less Painkillers
2012-12-02 09:47:04

People who find themselves relying on painkillers to ease their discomfort might be better off just trying to catch a few extra hours of sleep.


Latest Morphine Reference Libraries

Papaver somniferum
2014-10-29 10:49:39

Papaver somniferum is commonly known as the Opium poppy. This is the species of plant from which opium and poppy seeds are derived. It is the only species of Papaveraceae that is grown on a large scale as an agricultural crop. P. somniferum has many subspecies and varieties. The colors of their flowers are widely varied. Other physical characteristics vary as well, such as the number and shape of petals, number of seeds, flowers and fruits, the color of the seeds, and the amount of opium...

Papaver glaucum
2014-10-27 10:40:36

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...

Papaver bracteatum
2014-10-27 10:36:03

Papaver bracteatum, commonly referred to as the Iranian poppy, is a hardy perennial poppy. It is high in thebaine, which is an opiate that can be converted into codeine. P. bracteatum grows on thick stalks that can grow up to 4 feet. Its flowers are large and deep red, measuring up to 8 inches across. There is a notable black spot located near the base of the petals. The main non-horticultural use of P. bracteatum is the production of thebaine. This substance can be converted to codeine...

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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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