New report reveals stark north-south divide in painkiller prescribing in England

A new report has revealed that patients in the north of the country are being prescribed almost four times more opioids to relieve pain than those in the south. The research by the University of Nottingham’s School of Pharmacy and the University of Manchester is the first national study to examine the regional variations in opioid prescribing and how this […]

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After naloxone, when can opioid overdose patients be safely discharged?

Naloxone has saved thousands of lives. But can patients be safely discharged from the Emergency Department (ED) just an hour after they receive the medication that curtails drug overdoses? According to the St. Paul’s Early Discharge Rule developed in 2000, that’s how long providers should observe patients after naloxone treatment, so long as their vital signs meet specific criteria and […]

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Lynparza (olaparib) Approved by US FDA for First-Line Maintenance Therapy in BRCA-Mutated Advanced Ovarian Cancer

19 December 2018 — AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc., (Merck: known as MSD outside the US and Canada) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lynparza for use as maintenance treatment of adult patients with deleterious or suspected deleterious germline or somatic BRCA-mutated (gBRCAm or sBRCAm) advanced epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal […]

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Metmorfin with syrosingopine destroy cancer

“Cocktail” of well known doctors drugs metmorfin and syrosingopine able to destroy cancer – this assumption has already been expressed by scientists before, found confirmation in the new study, researchers from the Basel University. According to scientific experts, a combination of metmorfin with syrosingopine block energy production in cancer cells, bringing them to self-destruct. Old drugs are often studied to […]

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Researchers developing nonopioid drug for chronic pain

Researchers from the Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience are teaming with the University of California San Diego and the U.S. National Institutes of Health to develop a drug—now in its earliest stages—that can treat certain types of chronic pain without the addictive consequences of opioids. The drug compound, known as ML351, was discovered by researchers from the NIH, part of […]

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The cold helps prolong life

Researchers from the Marine biological laboratory (USA) came to the conclusion that the cold helps prolong life. Scientists have found that low temperatures affect specific genes that block frost-susceptible proteins. In this case, and there is an effect of longevity. The authors of the study encouraged to look for known in biology the phenomenon: some invertebrate animals die later, fellows, […]

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To identify the edge of mental disorder proposed new

Russian scientists from the Penza state University proposed a new way to diagnose mental disorders. According to their data, the performance of the heart and brain, as well as the speech of the patient enable efficient detection of a boundary mental state. To diagnose borderline mental condition is not easy. These mental disorders are characterized by fluctuations between normality and […]

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Doctors during the inspection miss 10% of cancerous moles

Doctors lose thousands of cancerous moles because to the naked eye skin tumors to diagnose very difficult. To such conclusion came researchers from the University of Birmingham. British researchers conducted a meta-analysis of 104 studies which showed that doctors are missing at least 10% moles, with malignant nature. We are talking about dermatologists who have extensive experience and experience to […]

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The children specially find allergic to milk, to sell the mixture

Babies are often misdiagnosed allergic to milk, which they do not. This is done under the influence of the manufacturers of infant formula. The investigation of the British Medical Journal showed that kids often mistakenly diagnosed with a dairy Allergy and this is happening under the powerful pressure of milk formulas and children’s formulas. Over the past 10 years, the […]

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