pain medication

Actor Eric Dane checks into rehab for painkiller addiction


July 20th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Eric Dane has checked into a rehab facility for his pain killer addiction. The news was confirmed by a statement from his represetative.The statement stated ... Read more...

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Being pessimistic may lower painkiller’s effectiveness: Study


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): A patient's attitude may affect how well his/ her pain medication works, according to a new study.It found that being optimistic might boost their effectiveness in blocking ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sanford Rothman Shoots Self While Sleepwalking


October 28th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A report from the Associated Press tells a story which may help to convince sleep-walkers to lock their guns and bullets up separately. Police state that a sixty-three ... Read more...

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Novel drug eases osteoarthritis knee pain


September 30th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): A new research has shown that a phase II clinical trial of the first new type of drug for musculoskeletal pain since aspirin shows that it significantly reduces ... Read more...

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Link between arthritis pain medication and heart attacks, strokes found


September 14th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): A novel mechanism as to why the long-term, high-dosage use of the well-known arthritis pain medication, Vioxx, lead to heart attacks and strokes has been discovered by scientists.The ... Read more...

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Mushroom drug fights cancer patients’ anxiety


September 7th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A "magic mushroom" drug can improve the quality of life of patients with advanced cancer by reducing anxiety. Research in the US has shown that one session with ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s hospitalisation extended after reaction to morphine


August 9th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 09 (ANI): Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor might have to spend few more days in hospital after reacting badly to morphine.The 93-year-old had hip-replacement surgery after falling out of her wheelchair ... Read more...

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Desperate Woman Shoots Self to Get Health Care, Gets Pills


June 15th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman from Niles, Indiana, who is reportedly out of work and unable to get health care, became so desperate for pain relief on Thursday, that she shot ... Read more...

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Gender differences found in risk factors for pain drug abuse


April 28th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A new research has shown that there are distinct gender differences underlying the risks for abuse of prescription pain drugs.For the research, 662 chronic non-cancer pain patients who ... Read more...

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Three Chula Vista, CA residents arrested for complex health care fraud


April 16th, 2010 - 1:58 am ICT by BNO News
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Three Chula Vista, California residents were arrested for operating a complex multi-level scheme that bilked over $200,000 from low-income patients and agencies by overcharging and prescribed ... Read more...

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Group “talking therapy” sessions can help ease back pain


February 26th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Individuals suffering from chronic lower back pain may find relief through a form of group "talking therapy", a UK trial has shown.In the study by Universities of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indians deserve access to pain treatment, says rights body


February 12th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirapalli, Feb 12 (IANS) The central government should act urgently to ensure access to pain medications, Human Rights Watch said ahead of a national conference on palliative care here in Tamil Nadu. Hundreds ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Lindsey Vonn’s injury will affect her chances at the Olympic Games


February 11th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vancouver, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US Olympics golden girl Lindsey Vonn who was expected to be the favorite at the games, dropped a bombshell on her fans, when she announced her ... Read more...

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Pet therapy makes way for less painful recovery


November 17th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A new study has shown that adults recovering from total joint-replacement surgery require 50 percent less pain medication when they use pet therapy.The study found that animal-assisted therapy ... Read more...

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Innovative method can glue breastbone


November 13th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 13 (IANS) Researchers have created an innovative method which can repair the breastbone after it is broken to provide access to the heart during open-heart surgery. The technique uses a ... Read more...

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Yoga can reduce chronic low back pain


November 5th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Yoga may be more effective than standard treatment in reducing chronic low back pain in minority populations, according to a new study.Individuals from low-income, minority backgrounds with chronic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Botox shot can relieve chronic pain in people


October 26th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Botox is more than just a solution to beat wrinkles. It can even be used as a pain medication to fight Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), according to ... Read more...

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MJ’s admission of painkiller addiction caught on tape


September 15th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 15 (ANI): A video showing Michael Jackson talking about his addiction to prescription drugs has surfaced.The recording apparently shows the King of Pop being quizzed by an attorney ... Read more...

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New computer system can revolutionise pain therapy for cancer patients


August 12th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): All computers at Heidelberg University Hospital in Germany may soon be installed with an innovative electronic system called AiDPainCare, which can make pain therapy more effective and better ... Read more...

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Jamie Lee Curtis blames early fame exposure for MJ’s death


July 21st, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Actress Jamie Lee Curtis thinks that early exposure to fame is the reason behind Michael Jackson's death, insisting she almost suffered the same fate.The actress does not ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson Fiery-hair Pepsi Commercial Footage: Too Hot To Handle


July 16th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
Brand new footage, unreleased up until now, has now been posted on the net by US Weekly, a popular newsstand favorite, of the infamous Michael Jackson pyrotechnical mishap way back in 1984, ... Read more...

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Indian neurosurgeon gets top Canadian award


July 2nd, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 2 (IANS) An internationally recognised Indian Canadian neurosurgeon is among 60 people honoured with the Order of Canada this year. The top civilian awards were announced Wednesday to mark Canada Day, ... Read more...

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Effective treatment for cancer pain on the anvil


June 26th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Researchers at the Pharmacology Institute of the University of Heidelberg have found new approaches to the development and treatment of the debilitating pain suffered by cancer patients.Professor ... Read more...

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Clinton facing surgery, lengthy recuperation after breaking elbow


June 19th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): US Secretary of State Clinton faces surgery and a lengthy recuperation after breaking her right elbow during a tumble.Husband Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea rushed to Washington ... Read more...

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Paula Abdul admits she was addicted to painkillers


May 6th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 6 (ANI): 'American Idol' judge Paula Abdul, who has been keeping her addiction problems secret for 12-years, has finally admitted that she was hooked on painkillers."I could have ... Read more...

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Surgeon uses non-invasive method to remove gallbladder via belly button


April 21st, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): A surgeon has successfully removed a patient's lemon-size gallbladder through a single incision in the belly button.Julie Kopec had her gallbladder removed via a minimally invasive procedure to ... Read more...

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Holly Madison suffers rib injury on ‘Dancing With The Stars’


March 27th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Hugh Hefner's ex-girlfriend Holly Madison has suffered a rib injury while rehearsing for U.S. reality TV series 'Dancing With The Stars'.But the 'Girls Next Door' star has ... Read more...

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Hallucinating Jade Goody says Where am I?


February 28th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Cancer-stricken Jade Goody was experiencing terrifying hallucinations on the night of February 26, and was constantly screaming: Where am I?The tragic star, who has terminal cancer, was ... Read more...

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Ponting says Smiths grit in SCG Test, the bravest thing he has ever seen


January 8th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.8 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has said that Graeme Smiths decision to come out to bat on the last day of the SCG Test with a broken finger, ... Read more...

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Flowering plants speed post-surgery recovery


December 31st, 2008 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (IANS) Contact with greenery is known to rejuvenate the mind and induce positive feelings, reduce stress, and provide distraction from pain associated with recovery from surgery. Now, research has ... Read more...

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Plants and flowers speed post-surgery recovery


December 30th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): It has long been suspected that contact with nature increases positive feelings and provides distraction from the pain associated with recovery from surgery. Now, a new study ... Read more...

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Drug promises to reduce chronic pain, expedite mobility after knee replacement surgery


October 20th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, October 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the drug pregabalin can significantly reduce the incidence of chronic pain before and after total knee replacement surgery, and increase and ... Read more...

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Medicinal cannabis may help relieve neuropathic pain among HIV patients


August 7th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): A team of researchers in the U.S. has found medicinal cannabis, also known as marijuana, to be effective in relieving the neuropathic pain which is associated with ... Read more...

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Pine bark extract naturally reduces osteoarthritis


April 17th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): According to a new study, Pycnogenol - an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree -naturally reduces osteoarthritis symptoms by 56 percent.Pycnogenol ... Read more...

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Women with freckles, moles more likely to suffer from endometriosis


March 14th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, March 14 (ANI): A new study has found that women with freckles, moles and easily-burned skin are at a greater risk of developing endometriosis, a common medical condition characterized by ... Read more...

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