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Study helps to identify medications which are safe to use in treatment of COVID-19
A recent study has found that there is no evidence for or against the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen for patients with COVID-19. (2020-03-30)
Study shows legal marijuana products too strong for pain relief
More than 90% of the legal marijuana products offered in medical dispensaries are much stronger than what clinical studies have shown that doctors recommend for chronic pain relief, according to a study published in the March 26 online edition of the journal PLOS ONE. (2020-03-26)
More research on addiction potential needed for use of opioids to treat children's pain
A pair of new studies led by University of Alberta pediatricians indicate that parents are more reluctant to have opioids prescribed for their children than doctors are to prescribe them. (2020-03-25)
Popular painkiller ibuprofen affects liver enzymes in mice
The popular painkiller ibuprofen may have more significant effects on the liver than previously thought, according to new research from UC Davis. (2020-03-11)
Study: Patients commonly prescribed opioids and antibiotics for dental conditions at EDs
A study in the March issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that antibiotics and opioids are frequently prescribed during emergency department visits for dental conditions, further emphasizing the need for continued efforts to combat both opioid abuse and overuse of antibiotics. (2020-02-24)
Does tramadol increase hip fracture risk?
An analysis published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research reveals that use of the pain medication tramadol was linked with a higher risk of hip fractures compared with the use of other pain medications in an analysis of a patient database from the United Kingdom. (2020-02-05)
Choosing common pain relievers: It's complicated
About 29 million Americans use over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to treat pain. (2020-02-05)
More than half of dental prescriptions for opioids exceed pain-management guidelines
A new study suggests that roughly half of the opioid prescriptions written by dentists in the United States exceed the 3-day supply recommended by federal dental pain-management guidelines. (2020-02-04)
First US study shows strong results for procedure to treat knee pain from OA
Ari Isaacson, M.D., director of clinical research in the UNC School of Medicine's department of radiology, led a pilot study to investigate the effectiveness of using genicular artery embolization for long-term treatment of knee pain caused by osteoarthritis. (2019-12-17)
Mayo Clinic researchers present findings at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Mayo Clinic researchers will present findings at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Dec. (2019-12-13)
New spray gel could help take the bite out of frostbite
Mountaineers and winter sports enthusiasts know the dangers of frostbite -- the tissue damage that can occur when extremities, such as the nose, ears, fingers and toes, are exposed to very cold temperatures. (2019-12-11)
Cannabis reduces headache and migraine pain by nearly half
Inhaled cannabis reduces self-reported headache severity by 47.3% and migraine severity by 49.6%, according to a recent study by Washington State University researchers published in the Journal of Pain. (2019-11-25)
VA investigates impact of opioids, sedatives on veterans
Nearly 20 veterans kill themselves each day in the United States, a statistic that has led the Department of Veterans Affairs to make suicide prevention its highest priority and to recognize the risks from the simultaneous use of opioids and benzodiazepines. (2019-11-06)
33% of people on anticoagulants take OTC supplements with potentially serious interactions
Nearly 98% percent of people prescribed direct-acting oral anticoagulants such as apixaban used over-the-counter products. (2019-10-28)
Antibiotics not necessary for most toothaches, according to new ADA guideline
The American Dental Association (ADA) announced today a new guideline indicating that in most cases, antibiotics are not recommended for toothaches. (2019-10-25)
One-third of children having tonsillectomies benefitted from opioid-free surgery and recovery
Nearly one-third of children who had surgery to remove their tonsils did not need opioids to get adequate pain relief during and after surgery, according to a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019 annual meeting. (2019-10-20)
Pain medication use by children after common surgeries
About 400 caregivers reported pain medication use by children after common surgeries such as hernia, elbow fracture, appendectomy or adenoid removal in this study. (2019-09-04)
Six in 10 children receive opioids after tonsillectomy
Sixty percent of privately insured children undergoing tonsil removal received opioids -- with average prescriptions lasting about six to 10 days -- a new study finds. (2019-08-08)
One in 75 new mothers go on to long-term opioid painkiller use; risk rises with size of Rx
Nearly half of American women having a baby in the last decade received a prescription for a powerful opioid painkiller as part of their birth experience, a new study shows. (2019-07-26)
Opioid use is reduced in patients treated with NSAIDS
Patients receiving a post-surgery prescription of ibuprofen with a rescue prescription of Percocet used less opioids than a group of similar patients who were prescribed just Percocet. (2019-07-11)
Could marijuana be an effective pain alternative to prescription medications?
A new study has shown how cannabis could be an effective treatment option for both pain relief and insomnia, for those looking to avoid prescription and over the counter pain and sleep medications -- including opioids. (2019-07-01)
More than half of patients in pain management study took no opioids after operations
Patients undergoing six operations said postoperative pain was manageable, according to Journal of the American College of Surgeons study findings. (2019-05-31)
Soaking up pharmaceuticals and personal care products from water
Medications excreted in the urine or dumped into the toilet can end up in the water supply, just like lotions or cosmetics that wash off the body and go down the sink or shower drain. (2019-05-08)
New study aims to understand opioid fill patterns in children
Improved understanding of current opioid prescription trends in children is needed to inform development of future pediatric pain management guidelines. (2019-04-27)
Pairing music with medication offers potential therapeutic strategy to manage pain
Researchers at University of Utah Health found pairing music with one of four pain medications offered a promising complementary strategy to treat pain. (2019-03-27)
Drug interactions in ER's common but preventable, Rutgers study finds
In a recent Rutgers study, 38 percent of patients discharged from the emergency department had at least one drug interaction resulting from a newly prescribed medicine. (2019-02-26)
Study links Celebrex, heart valve calcification after earlier research declared drug safe
On National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day, Vanderbilt study disputes that Celebrex has no more impact on valves than older drugs in its class. (2019-02-22)
Steep rise in self-poisonings in children and adolescents
Self-harm from self-poisoning in children and adolescents is not only increasing but starting at a younger age, finds new research by University of Sydney and the NSW Poisons Information Centre. (2019-02-20)
Researchers find antidepressants significantly raise risk of GI, intracranial bleeding
Nearly 13 percent of Americans 12 years and older take an antidepressant, and SSRIs are among the most frequently prescribed because they are relatively low-cost, effective and safe. (2019-01-30)
Common pain reliever can improve survival in head and neck cancer
Regular use of a common type of medication, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, significantly improves survival for a third or more patients with head and neck cancer, a new study led by UC San Francisco has found. (2019-01-25)
BIODS in search of better non-steroidal, non-acid antiinflammatory agents
Inflammation is defined as the response of immune system cells to damaged or injured tissues. (2019-01-12)
How common pain relievers may promote Clostridium difficile infections
Clostridium difficile causes the most common and most dangerous hospital-born infections in the United States and around the world. (2019-01-08)
Defense against intestinal infection in organism is affected by prostaglandin E2
Experimental inhibition of this prostanoid led to increased migration of defense cells and production of antimicrobial peptides, resulting in decreased bacterial numbers in the colon. (2018-11-14)
Inflammation can lead to circadian sleep disorders
Inflammation, which is the root cause of autoimmune disorders including arthritis, type 1 diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn's disease, has unexpected effects on body clock function and can lead to sleep and shiftwork-type disorders, a new Northwestern Medicine study in mice found. (2018-10-31)
New tools for creating mirrored forms of molecules
Chemists have developed an easier way to make libraries of candidate drugs with a specific 'handedness.' (2018-10-25)
Unlike obese adults, obese children don't have more pain after surgery
While obese adults often report more pain after surgery, the same does not appear to be true for obese children, according to the largest study of its kind, being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting. (2018-10-16)
Low-dose aspirin may lower ovarian cancer risk
Women who reported recent, regular use of low-dose aspirin (100 milligrams or less) had a 23 percent lower risk of developing ovarian cancer when compared with women who did not regularly take aspirin, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. (2018-10-04)
Evidence mounts linking aspirin to lower risk of ovarian cancer
A new study found that women who reported taking a low-dose aspirin every day had a 23 percent lower risk of ovarian cancer compared to nonaspirin users. (2018-10-04)
Common painkiller linked to increased risk of major heart problems
The commonly used painkiller diclofenac is associated with an increased risk of major cardiovascular events, such as heart attack and stroke, compared with no use, paracetamol use, and use of other traditional painkillers, finds a study published by The BMJ this week. (2018-09-04)
A new material capable of the adsorption of organic pollutants in water
The results show that the material C18-Mica-4 is capable of eliminating the majority of pollutants that were evaluated in urban waste water, as well as surface water and potable water. (2018-06-05)
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