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2012-06-15 23:00:41

Normally used in clinical settings, Puridone has been recently released to the general public online as a 60-day "in home" treatment to help those dealing with opiate dependency and painkiller addiction. In clinical studies conducted in 2012, Puridone demonstrated a remarkable increase in energy, sleep and sex drive, while simultaneously lowering withdrawal symptoms, anxiety and depression scores. Jamison, PA (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 The Puridone Program is an incredible new proprietary...

2012-06-15 11:56:40

A recent study conducted by researchers at Boston Medical Center (BMC) shows that patients receiving "take home" methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) were less likely to be admitted to the hospital as compared to those not receiving take home doses. The findings, which are published online in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, demonstrate the potential benefits of successful addiction treatment, including better overall health and decreased health care utilization. This research was led...

2012-06-14 23:01:57

The Discovery of the Opiate Cure by Dr. Robert Cochran, Jr. Could Be a New Hope for Sufferers of Certain Psychiatric Diseases Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 Doctor Robert T. Cochran, Jr. proposes what could be considered a controversial idea in medical circles. In The Opiate Cure, he asserts that certain types of psychiatric illnesses, collectively classified as the Bipolar Spectrum, are manageable, or even totally curable with the carefully measured administration of opiates. Opiates...

2012-06-11 11:35:35

French researchers have found a way to identify quickly the 5-10% of patients in whom the commonly used painkiller, tramadol, does not work effectively. A simple blood test can produce a result within a few hours, enabling doctors to switch a non-responding patient on to another painkiller, such as morphine, which will be able to work in these patients. Dr Laurent Varin, an anesthesiologist at the Caen Teaching Hospital (Caen, France), presented the findings to the European Anaesthesiology...

2012-06-07 23:03:05

Increasing opiate overdose deaths have outnumbered traffic fatalities in the country and effective solutions are needed to stop the prescription epidemic. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 Canadian, Oklahoma - Opiate addiction has been present in the United States for more than a hundred years, but the situation has never seen the kind of increased danger to addicts that exists today. The vast quantities of prescription opiates available have created a life-threatening situation that has...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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