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Report examines deadly trends that created latest heroin scourge; Research to be presented at National PAIN Week conference September 2-6, 2014 BALTIMORE, Sept.
A decade-long effort in genetic engineering is close to creating yeast that makes palliative medicines in stainless steel vats.
Postoperative "doctor shopping" linked to higher narcotic use among orthopaedic patients ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug.
WAYNE, Pa., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egalet Corporation (Nasdaq: EGLT) ("Egalet") today announced that its second quarter financial results will be released on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the
Filmed entirely in Latin America, the documentary series "Mi adiccion, Mi maldicion" premieres July 25 MIAMI, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Addiction begins with a whisper in the back
The agency says prescribing practices vary widely among states, and physicians need to change those habits before meaningful change can occur. LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Waismann
--CHOP Study: Patients with Specific Gene Variants May Require Higher Doses of Pain-Control Drugs-- PHILADELPHIA, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the first genome-wide
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, 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, 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...
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.