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2013-09-23 23:33:24

In response to the shift in opiate prescription practices, Nexus Vitale launches their new Ritiro system for opiate withdrawal. This system helps users of opiates and pain killers to minimize their withdrawal symptoms. Provo, UT (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Ritiro Total Withdrawal Support was formulated by a medical doctor to help people free themselves of opiate dependence. Each of the four products in the Ritiro system works to target specific withdrawal symptoms. The ingredients in...

Opioid Prescriptions Nearly Double
2013-09-16 11:11:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More research has been released this week which examines the extent of America’s growing addiction to opioid painkillers. In the last three weeks two studies have been published highlighting this disturbing trend and warning of the dangers therein. A study published last week found that the number of opioid prescriptions for non-cancer pain has almost doubled in the past decade. What’s more, prescriptions for non-opioid...

Pain Sensitivity Heightened By Continued Use Of Codeine
2013-09-13 04:44:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at the University of Adelaide's Discipline of Pharmacology have found that a heightened sensitivity to pain might result from using large and frequent doses of the pain-killer codeine, without the same relief offered by morphine. The findings, published in Neurology Reviews, are the result of what is believed to be the world's first experimental study comparing the pain relieving and pain worsening effects of both codeine...

Opioid Painkillers To Get New Addiction-Warning Labels
2013-09-11 11:01:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The FDA announced plans to change the way opioid painkillers will be labeled in an effort to sheer off climbing addiction numbers. The new labels will emphasize the potential dangers of the drugs, particularly extended-release and long-acting varieties, while emphasizing that safer options should be considered before prescribing these drugs. Going beyond the labels, the FDA will also begin requiring drug manufacturers to do their...

2013-08-27 23:29:33

Achieve Clinical Research is conducting a randomized clinical study to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of a new drug for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation in adults taking opioid therapy for chronic non-cancer pain. Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 *To see if you qualify for this Constipation Clinical Trial in Alabama, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost...

2013-08-23 23:02:49

Linkage Between Heroin and Prescription Medications Reveals Opiate Addiction Epidemic: Failures of Traditional Rehab Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Based on findings from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, as revealed by US News & World Report, Americans aged 12 to 49 who had used prescription pain relievers illegally were 19 times more likely to have started using heroin within the past year than other people. This study is no surprise to...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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