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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...

2013-12-15 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...

2013-11-29 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....

2013-11-07 23:25:42

The Addiction Treatment Helpline located in Boston, MA has turned its energy toward an escalating problem with heroin addiction in the North East. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Staff at the Addiction Treatment Helpline’s Boston office has refocused their energy in hopes to help decrease the burden and heartache created by the rising heroin problem throughout the New England states. These addiction professionals are doing all things imaginable to gain all the knowledge and...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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