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  1. News - World - DRUGS

    Wild mice and scorpions offer drugs firms hint of ways to manage pain

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 09:04pm by AFP

    ... analgesic drugs that do what the bark scorpion toxin does in grasshopper mice: prevent pain," said an accompanying article by Gary Lewin of the Max-Delbruck Centre for Molecular Medicine in Germany. "Evolution has over millions of years achieved an analgesic strategy tailored to one rodent species," he wrote. "Drug designers could well be able to take advantage ...

  2. News - World

    Tighter controls flagged on prescription drug

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 09:10pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Tighter controls flagged on prescription drug In a bid to stop abuse, the US Food and Drug Administration has recommended tighter controls on how doctors prescribe the most commonly used narcotic painkillers. The move would allow opioid analgesic drugs containing the narcotic hydrocodone to be controlled as strictly as are powerful painkillers ...

  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists claim medicinal marijuana can be used without getting high

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 09:23pm by NYT

    ... demonstrates and explains why common anti-inflammatory drugs, including ibuprofen and the prescription analgesics indomethacin and celecoxib (marketed as Celebrex), appear to kill marijuana's buzz ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health

    Painkillers a hidden source of sodium

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 12:50pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Beware the risk of sodium in drugs Could your painkillers be giving you a heart attack? It's not certain, but it's possible. The dispersible and effervescent formulations of the common over-the-counter analgesic paracetamol 500mg, for example, can contain a significant amount of sodium- an excess of which has been linked with a greater risk ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: liver cancer

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... could withstand the treatments, although he suffered hair loss, nausea and fatigue. He managed the pain in his liver arising from the SIRT treatment with analgesics. His liver had also ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history: avascular necrosis

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... refused the surgical option and tried to manage his pain with analgesics and by minimising his activity. Three years after the onset of AVN in his left hip, Chan was diagnosed with AVN in his ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health

    On the hunt for herbal remedies

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... a plant used in African folk medicine as a digestive tonic, to treat blood disorders, to reduce fevers and as an analgesic. Hunting native herbs in some of the most remote parts of the world ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HK SPIRIT: LEE MO-FAN

    Aged cleric still cares for the elderly when others don't

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 12:00am by CHARMAINE CHE

    ... who had mistakenly drunk Hung Fa analgesic oil instead of cough syrup. "He was poisoned, so I took him to the hospital to detoxify his stomach, while at the same time trying to clarify ...



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