A side-effect of popular painkiller drug morphine is inflicting greater pain on users rather than easing their agony. But a study has found new ways to make the drug more effective which could hopefully make this devastating
Every head has its own headache. - Arab Proverb
In the literal sense, a headache is a nervous system disorder that refers to pain felt in the head region - above the eyes and ears as well as back of the head and upper neck.
Experts say that prescription drug use could cause the next big epidemic.
Children who see their parents take pain pills likelier to do so.
Most common form of drug abuse after marijuana.
Adolescents' abuse of
Scene 1: My annoying headache refuses to go away, so I’ll just take an extra painkiller – after all what harm could one tablet cause?
Scene 2: Nowadays I don’t have time to eat a proper meal, so I should start having
A new report suggests that prescription painkillers kill more people in US than heroin and cocaine combined. Experts from the Prescription Drug Monitoring Programme (PDMP) Centre of Excellence at Brandeis University's Heller
A low-cost drug, which is widely used as a pain killer in developing countries, can kill drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) -- a feat few currently approved TB drugs can accomplish, say researchers. Weill Cornell Medical College
Ibuprofen, one of the most commonly prescribed pain killers worldwide, also promotes bone healing, after a fracture or bone surgery, a study has said and claimed the drug has no negative effects.Researchers from the University of
A new research suggests that there might be a link between emotional and physical pain. They might be similar in the way our brain processes them. Physical and emotional pain is processed in the same part of the brain and this