Pet owners are using their animals' drugs
5 monthes ago - By Daily Mail
Vets often resort to prescribing human opioids to pets because only one is approved for animals. The FDA issued a plea to veterinarians to think about the wider impact of their opioid prescriptions.
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ACA's Medicaid expansion associated with increase in prescriptions for opioid use disorder treatment
5 monthes ago - By News Medical
Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act was associated with an overall increase in people filling prescriptions for buprenorphine with naloxone, which is a treatment for opioid use disorder, as well as an increase in people filling prescriptions for opioid pain relievers paid for by Medicaid in a data analysis from five states.
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One size does NOT fit all when it comes to medicine: Genetic study finds...
Chronic pain often pushes people to use opioid painkillers such as morphine and Vicodin, which may leave sufferers with an increased risk of prescription opioid addiction...
Higher Risk of Cancer Death in Patients With Kidney Failure
A population-based study reveals that patients on dialysis and those who received kidney transplants experienced over 2.5-times higher risks of cancer death than age- and...
Genetics May Be a Factor in African-American Cigarette Preferences
New NCCIH-funded research suggests genetic factors drive African American preference for mentholated cigarettes.
Hands Don't Spread HPV, Study Finds
"Just because we detect HPV DNA in the hand doesn't necessarily mean the viral particles are viable or that there is enough to cause an infection," the study's lead author says.
Ohio Teen Gets Himself Vaccinated, Inspires Others
As he began to get various vaccinations, media reports about him multiplied, and so did the requests for information and guidance, questions and comments.
Osteoporosis Often Missed in Elderly Men
Osteoporosis is a serious condition for men, too. After breaking a hip, the risk of illness and death is greater among men than women, researchers said.
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Instead of long, arduous treadmill tests for heart health, doctors at Harvard University are now recommending push-ups, as doing over 10 indicates a young man's heart is...
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Will power is one of the factors of self-control strategies, but just not the only one. Self-control strategies are influenced by behavior a lot.
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New Geriatric Injury Documentation Tool could assist the physicians in finding out if the elderly individual has been abused or not.
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