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Russian Flesh-Eating Drug Makes It Into The US
2013-09-27 04:58:02

A flesh-eating drug that first surfaced in Russia over a decade ago has found its way to US shores, with poison control center officials confirming that two people have been treated for using the substance this week.

2013-09-18 23:25:17

In the eye, cataracts due to tamoxifen develop in about ten percent of patients taking the drug.

2013-09-18 13:26:46

A team from the University of Rochester Medical Center has shown scientifically what many women report anecdotally: that the breast cancer drug tamoxifen is toxic to cells of the brain and central nervous system, producing mental fogginess similar to "chemo brain."

2013-08-30 23:19:39

It is estimated that over 100,000,000 Americans currently live with chronic pain or frequently recurring pain.

2013-07-26 18:38:55

Patients who receive a drug-eluting stent (DES) and demonstrate high platelet reactivity on clopidogrel are more likely to have blood clots form on the stent and to suffer a heart attack; however, these patients are less likely to develop bleeding complications.

2013-07-24 23:25:20

Passages Malibu urges awareness of the growing trend of heroin abuse among illicit drug culture. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Over the past weeks


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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