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Scientists Solve Mystery Of How Sodium Controls Opioid Brain Signaling
2014-01-13 07:13:26

Scripps Research Institute The findings pave way for new therapies for treating pain and mood disorders Scientists have discovered how the element sodium influences the signaling of a major class of brain cell receptors, known as opioid receptors. The discovery, from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the University of North Carolina (UNC), suggests new therapeutic approaches to a host of brain-related medical conditions. "It opens the door to understanding opioid related...

2014-01-08 12:29:29

LONDON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: UK Injectables Market Outlook to 2017 Injectables occupy a considerable prominence in UK irrespective of diminishing growth in the pharmaceutical market for 2-3 years. The advancements in technology up-gradation and investments have provided immense growth opportunities for injectables to emerge in the UK's pharmaceutical industry in recent years. According to RNCOS' research report,...

2014-01-08 08:29:05

New CalmSupport is a natural dietary supplement developed by Registered Herbalists and doctors to relieve symptoms of withdrawal from addictive painkillers, heroin, and opiates PHILLIPSBURG, N.J., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Identifying organic herbs, active vitamins and amino acids that can ease the symptoms of withdrawal from opiate drugs, a team of Registered Herbalists and doctors, and former addict has developed a new dietary supplement, CalmSupport. (Photo:...

Chinese Medicine Effective Against Chronic Pain
2014-01-03 09:18:38

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online For centuries, Chinese medicine has used the roots of the flowering plant Corydalis, which is a member of the poppy family, as a pain reliever. It appears that the roots of this flowering plant contain the compound dehydrocorybulbine (DHCB), which is key pain-relieving compound. Olivier Civelli of the University of California, Irvine said, “Our study reports the discovery of a new natural product that can relieve pain. This...

2013-12-18 23:27:54

As illicit use of opioids for pain management continues to be an issue in healthcare, leading long-term care pharmacy PharmScript offers tips on how nurses can to detect and report the misuse of pain medications for non-therapeutic purposes. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 As illicit use of opioids for pain management continues to be an issue in healthcare, leading long-term care pharmacy PharmScript offers tips on how nurses can to detect and report the misuse of pain medications...

2013-12-17 23:02:22

Residents in Seattle have a new option in leaving their lives of drug abuse behind. Call (888) 444-9148 for an appointment at Medical Drug Detox Center. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 A Seattle drug detox center is launching a new program aimed at helping people end their dependency upon drugs like cocaine, heroin and prescription drugs through Medical Drug Detox Center. According to a report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, of the estimated 2.9 million...

2013-12-16 08:26:22

LEXINGTON, MA, December 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Patent Provides Composition of Matter Protection for a Series of Highly Selective Delta Opioid Receptor Agonists Biousian Biosystems Inc, (BBI) a biotechnology company that designs and develops drugs with unique selectivity and potency for GPCR targets, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent to BBI (U.S. Patent 8,575,309). The patent describes a series of highly selective and potent...

2013-12-15 23:03:34

A St. Paul treatment center is adding programs to thwart the overabundant, increasing dependency on drugs and alcohol. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 A St. Paul treatment center is announcing that it is undertaking a new treatment program focused upon decreasing the number of opiate-related deaths in St. Paul and surrounding counties through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to a report from Drug...

2013-12-05 04:21:04

FDA Reclassification of Hydrocodone to Schedule II Could Boost Sales. PALO ALTO, CA, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The PAWS Pet Company, Inc. (OTCQB:PAWS), is pleased to announce that work on the name change to Praxsyn Corporation is nearing completion and that the Company expects to be able to file a request with FINRA early next week along with filing the necessary filings and disclosures with the SEC and the State of Illinois. Furthermore, the audit of Mesa Pharmacy, Inc.'s...

2013-11-29 13:15:30

A ground-breaking international collaborative survey, published today in Annals of Oncology, shows that more than half of the world's population live in countries where regulations that aim to stem drug misuse leave cancer patients without access to opioid medicines for managing cancer pain. The results from the Global Opioid Policy Initiative (GOPI) project show that more than 4 billion people live in countries where regulations leave cancer patients suffering excruciating pain....