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2013-06-11 11:16:32

New findings provide vital step towards exploring pain medications that may lower risks of prescription drug abuse and side effects of painkillers For patients managing cancer and other chronic health issues, painkillers such as morphine and Vicodin are often essential for pain relief. The body's natural tendency to develop tolerance to these medications, however, often requires patients to take higher doses — increasing risks of harmful side effects and dependency. Now, new...

2013-06-11 08:26:52

Major Stigma and Anticipated Negative Outcomes Associated With Opioid Dependence Patients and Treatment RICHMOND, Va., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the growing population of individuals living with opioid dependence (addiction) and significant media coverage about this U.S. epidemic, a new national survey reveals both U.S. adults and primary care doctors harbor a variety of misperceptions and stereotypes about opioid dependence that may impact the way the disease - and those...

2013-06-10 12:27:08

Marketing of the Company's homeopathic, non-addictive, non-narcotic, non-opiate pain relieving product to begin in Q3 2013 CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutra Pharma Corporation (OTCQB: NPHC), a biotechnology company that is developing treatments for Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN) and Pain, announced today that the Company has entered into a licensing agreement with Cobra Pharmaceuticals for the re-launch...

Study Gives Hope For A Potentially New PTSD Treatment
2013-06-08 08:16:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe online Researchers writing in the journal Science Translational Medicine say they have discovered a potential new treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The team from Emory University, University of Miami and Scripps Research Institute discovered a compound called SR-8993 that was able to reduce PTSD-like symptoms in mice after they are exposed to stress. The discovery could pave the way for a treatment given to people...

2013-06-04 23:16:53

The NorthernCaliforniaDrugRehab.com website recently launched aiming to help those in northern California struggling with drug addiction start a successful recovery. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 In a region that is no stranger to the widespread problem of substance abuse and full-blown drug addiction, NorthernCaliforniaDrugRehab.com offers a new ray of hope to addicts and their families. Although individuals from outside the region are welcome to access the services offered by...

2013-05-31 23:24:54

Avinza Addiction Treatment and Drug Rehab Announced by Recovery Associates, Offering Drug Treatment for People West Palm Beach, Fla. (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Recovery Associates, through its multiple therapeutic tracks, is placing an emphasis upon Avinza addiction treatment, helping men and women stop abusing this harrowing, potent drug. Avinza is a morphine sulfate extended-release capsule that is administered once per day. It´s used to relieve moderate to severe chronic, long-term,...

2013-05-15 12:34:35

Kaiser Permanente study first to use electronic health records to document link between prescription opioid use and ED prescriptions PORTLAND, Ore., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Regularly taking prescription painkillers, also known as opioids, is associated with a higher risk of erectile dysfunction, according to a study published online today in the journal Spine. The researchers included more than 11,000 men with back pain in the study and examined their health records to...

2013-05-10 23:02:12

Recovery Associates expands emphasis on heroin addiction treatment programs. Numerous recovery tracks focus on addressing and stopping powerful drug addiction to heroin or morphine. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Recovery Associates, through its multiple therapeutic tracks, is placing an emphasis upon heroin addiction treatment, helping men and women break free from this harrowing, potent drug. Heroin turns normal, functioning people into walking zombies and can leave them with...

2013-05-03 04:20:41

BRENTWOOD, England, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - World's first licensed naloxone product for use by non-healthcare profession individuals in a community setting - Prenoxad Injection is a pre-filled syringe containing 1mg/ml naloxone hydrochloride solution for injection Martindale Pharma, a leader in the manufacture and supply of specialty pharmaceuticals , is pleased to announce the UK launch of Prenoxad Injection, the world's...

2013-05-02 16:28:04

The all-day "Finding Common Ground in the Gray Zones" workshop is a collaborative effort between San Francisco Health Plan, San Francisco Department of Public Health and San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium that will be held Thursday, May 2nd SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP), a community health plan serving over 80,000 San Francisco residents, is hosting a workshop to help doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and social workers treat chronic...