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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)
Study: Life-saving antibiotic receives new use guidelines from researchers around world
An international panel of the foremost researchers on infectious disease and antimicrobials has formed new guidelines on the use of polymyxins, a class of antibiotics employed as a last resort to treat deadly, drug-resistant bacteria. (2019-03-08)
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)
Randomized trial finds ibuprofen not a safe alternative to antibiotics for UTIs
Ibuprofen, given instead of antibiotics to women with uncomplicated urinary tract infection (cystitis), leads to longer duration of symptoms and more serious adverse events related to the spread of the primary infection, according to a new study in PLOS Medicine by Ingvild Vik and colleagues from the University of Oslo, Norway. (2018-05-15)
Use of ibuprofen and similar NSAIDs may shorten life of patients
Ibuprofen, aspirin, and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications are among the most commonly utilized medications in the United States. (2018-05-01)
New research ranks the effectiveness of nonsurgical treatments for knee osteoarthritis
An estimated 45 percent of people are at risk of developing knee osteoarthritis (OA) in their lifetime. (2018-05-01)
Few patients maximize opioid-sparing medications after orthopaedic surgery, study finds
A new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers adds to growing evidence that patients underuse nonopioid pain relievers to supplement opioid pain management after spine and joint surgery. (2018-04-30)
Which pain medication is safest for arthritis patients?
In a recent Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics study, arthritis patients taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for pain plus a stomach acid-reducing medicine called esomeprazole had infrequent gastrointestinal side effects. (2018-04-19)
Study: Ibuprofen, acetaminophen more effective than opioids in treating dental pain
Ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) alone or in combination with acetaminophen are better at easing dental pain than opioids, according to new research conducted with the School of Dental Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. (2018-04-17)
Trial reveals differences in pain-relieving drugs when combined with aspirin
A landmark 2016 Cleveland Clinic study of widely used pain-relieving drugs showed that celecoxib (Celebrex) was associated with comparable cardiovascular safety and better gastrointestinal (GI) and kidney safety when compared with either naproxen (Naprosyn) and ibuprofen (Motrin). (2018-04-16)
Painkillers in pregnancy may affect baby's future fertility
Taking painkillers during pregnancy could affect the fertility of the unborn child in later life, research suggests. (2018-04-15)
Canadian neuroscientists say daily ibuprofen can prevent Alzheimer's disease
A Vancouver-based research team led by Canada's most cited neuroscientist, Dr. (2018-03-26)
Pre-surgery counseling, non-opioid pain relievers shown to reduce post-surgery opioid use
Two new studies presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) demonstrated that pre-operative counseling resulted in a significant decrease in opioid use after hand surgery and patients who used non-opioid pain relievers following surgery experienced a similar pain experience and benefit with less adverse events than those that received opioids. (2018-03-06)
Do pain medications carry different heart risks?
Prior studies have suggested that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may be linked with higher cardiovascular risks, but few have assessed potential different cardiovascular risk between NSAID classes or across individual NSAIDs. (2018-02-22)
Can over-the-counter pain meds influence thoughts and emotions?
Over-the-counter pain medicine such as Ibuprofen and acetaminophen may influence how people process information, experience hurt feelings, and react to emotionally evocative images, according to recent studies. (2018-02-06)
Ibuprofen in the first three months of pregnancy may harm future fertility of baby girls
Pregnant women who take the pain killer ibuprofen in the first 24 weeks of their pregnancy may be reducing the store of eggs in the ovaries of their daughters. (2018-02-01)
Interstellar molecules inspire new transformations
When illuminating with LED light, chemists at ICIQ generated carbynes, a highly reactive chemical species that allowed them to modify drugs like anticancer paclitaxel, antidepressant duloxetine and NSAID ibuprofen. (2018-01-31)
Nearly one out of five NSAID users exceed daily limit
Chances are you or someone you know has used nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) within the last month. (2018-01-26)
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