Scientists have invented a speedy method to make potent painkilling opioids using bioengineered baker's yeast instead of poppies, but need to fine-tune the process to make it commercially viable, according to a study published on Thursday.
A clinical trial of an Ebola vaccine developed by Merck and NewLink has been halted temporarily as a precautionary measure after four patients complained of joint pains, the University of Geneva Hospital said.
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Untreated cancer pain and its horrendous consequences for patients and their families is a ‘scandal of global proportions,’ said a survey.
The international survey showed that more than half of the world's populati
Drugmakers are counting the cost of the deepening euro zone crisis, with further austerity-driven price cuts expected in important European markets, including Italy and France, said experts.
Growing alarm at multiple government-imposed cut
Dubai played host to the first Middle East Pain & Inflammation Academy which focused on sharing best practice, latest advances, challenges and solutions in the field of pain and management of chronic inflammatory disorders.
Female veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are less likely to complain of painful physical conditions than their male counterparts, according to a US study.
The study of more than 91,000 US veterans runs counter to what is seen in th
The approval granted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a new treatment for a chronic pain condition represents a major breakthrough, according to specialists.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that is usually accompanied