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Zohydro: Potent painkiller stirs debate over abuse vs. pain relief

2014-04-07 13:43
Powerful new painkiller creates controversy due to abuse potential.

When it comes to fighting heroin and the abuse of prescription medications, a potent new painkiller is stirring a debate that has one side fighting to protect the rights of chronic pain patients and the other side trying to fight the war on drugs.

At the center of the controversy is a new class of drugs that includes Zohydro, which was approved by the

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Blocking this special protein could help treat IBD, arthritis and more

2014-01-10 09:14
Special protein in blood linked to autoimmune diseases like IBD, psoriasis and RA

For the first time researchers from University of Copenhagen have isolated a protein that drives inflammation and makes healthy cells misbehave. Targeting the TL1A protein could offer better treatment options for diseases like IBD, psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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Cannabis type drugs could help osteoarthritis pain

2014-01-08 11:33
Osteoarthritis pain might be helped with cannabis type drugs.

University of Nottingham researchers have found a potential new treatment for painful and debilitating osteoarthritis from cannabis type drugs. The scientists found cannabinoid receptors in human spinal cord tissue for the first time. The molecule they isolated is known as JWH133.

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Home remedies to naturally reduce gout and arthritis pain

2013-12-29 22:49
Fortunately, gout is treatable using home remedies and complimentary healing practices.

Gout is characterized by severe attacks of pain that comes on sudden. It causes tenderness and pain in the joints, often in the joint of the big toe. It is considered a complex type of arthritis and affects more than 8 million Americans. Fortunately, gout is treatable using home remedies and complimentary healing practices.

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Overindulgence over the holidays may lead to this painful joint condition

2013-12-29 17:09
Overindulgence and gout

Once known as the disease of the rich, gout can attack all socio-economical groups. For the 8.3 million Americans suffering from this disorder it is not a trivial matter. There are lifestyle and dietary changes that may help. Left untreated the build-up of uric acid over time can cause permanent damage to the joint.