Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 13:30
More people in the US and Canada are dying from common prescription painkillers than from overdoses of heroin and cocaine combined, a study reveals.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 17:58
A new FDA-approved painkiller isn`t set to hit pharmacy shelves until next month, but critics are already warning that popping just two pills could be lethal.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 21:24
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a stronger, single-ingredient version hydrocodone, the widely-abused prescription painkiller.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 13:50
Researchers have uncovered groundbreaking new information about how the body responds to traumatic injury.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 11:19
Using large and frequent doses of the common pain-killer codeine may actually produce heightened sensitivity to pain, without the same level of relief offered by morphine, according to a new research.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 19:30
Health experts have warned that taking too many painkillers and other treatments for migraine attacks can lead to more headaches.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 15:28
An aspirin-like anti-inflammatory drug may help patients with type 2 diabetes obtain better glycemic control when added to their regular drug regime, researchers found.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 09:19
Deaths due to overdose of prescription painkillers have risen sharply in recent years among women in the United States, a medical report said.