Article ID: 715770
Taking Opioids for Pain May Make It Harder to Find Primary CareMichigan Medicine - University of Michigan
Finding a new doctor for health checkups and general care can pose a challenge to anyone. But for people who take prescription opioid pills for their chronic pain, it might be far harder, according to a new study.
Released:12-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Article ID: 715628
Prescribing Opioids for a Sprained Ankle?Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan
A new research report shows an increase in patients being prescribed opioids after experiencing an ankle sprain. The Michigan Medicine authors urge fellow physicians to be aware of the current treatment guidelines.
Released:11-Jul-2019 11:40 AM EDT
Article ID: 715612
University of Kentucky to Study Decision-Making Processes Behind Substance Use DisordersUniversity of Kentucky
UK team believes their approach is a valuable step forward that will improve understanding of drug-use decisions and advance the development of improved treatments.
Released:11-Jul-2019 9:05 AM EDT
Article ID: 715384
Herbal supplement used to treat addiction and pain found unsafe by researchersBinghamton University, State University of New York
The herb kratom is increasingly being used to manage pain and treat opioid addiction, but it’s not safe to use as an herbal supplement, according to new research led by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
Released:9-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Article ID: 713940
Augustana University Professor’s Research Leads to Surprising Mating Decision in Butterfly SpeciesAugustana University, South Dakota
The males of one species of butterfly are more attracted to females that are active, not necessarily what they look like, according to a recent research conducted at Augustana University.The paper, “Behaviour before beauty: Signal weighting during mate selection in the butterfly Papilio polytes,” found that males of the species noticed the activity levels of potential female mates, not their markings.
Released:8-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 715431
Bringing Common-Sense Cannabis Education to the MassesUniversity of Colorado Boulder
A first-of-its kind online course series aims to educate clinicians, dispensary workers and patients about the latest research on the risks and benefits of medicinal marijuana use.
Released:8-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Article ID: 715253
Opioid Prescribing by Plastic Surgery Residents: Higher Doses in US Compared to CanadaWolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Plastic surgery trainees in the United States prescribe higher doses of opioids than their counterparts in Canada, suggests a study in the July issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
Released:2-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Article ID: 715186
American Society of Anesthesiologists Announces New Industry Supporter Heron TherapeuticsAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)
ASA today announced Heron Therapeutics, Inc., a developer of novel, pharmaceutical treatments to reduce postsurgical pain and for patients with cancer, has joined ASA’s Industry Supporter Program to support the Society’s more than 53,000 physician anesthesiologists members and improve patient care.
Released:1-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Article ID: 715179
Benzodiazepine Use with Opioids Intensifies Neonatal Abstinence SyndromeVanderbilt University Medical Center
Babies born after being exposed to both opioids and benzodiazepines before birth are more likely to have severe drug withdrawal, requiring medications like morphine for treatment, compared to infants exposed to opioids alone, according to a Vanderbilt University Medical Center study published in Hospital Pediatrics.
Released:1-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT