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.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 11:58
A new research has found that the painkiller codeine is being linked to deaths and serious complications in children.
Last Updated: Monday, June 17, 2013, 18:22
Scientists have developed a variant of a major painkiller receptor that can be grown in large quantities in bacteria and is also water-soluble, enabling experiments and applications that had previously been very challenging or impossible.