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Elite Pharmaceuticals Announces New Management Appointments

NORTHVALE, N.J., Oct. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Elite Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Elite" or the "Company") (OTCBB:ELTP),a specialty pharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of abuse-deterrent opioids and niche generic products, today announced key ... [Published Scottrade - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

The Opioid Rotation Ratio of Hydrocodone to Strong Opioids in Cancer Patients

Purpose. Cancer pain management guidelines recommend initial treatment with intermediate-strength analgesics such as hydrocodone and subsequent escalation to stronger opioids such as morphine. There are no published studies on the process of opioid rotation ... [Published The Oncologist - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Clinical and Genetic Factors Related to Cancer-Induced Bone Pain and Bone Pain Relief

Objective. The study objective was to evaluate whether there are clinical or genetic differences between patients with cancer-induced bone pain (CIBP) and patients with non-CIBP, and, in the CIBP group, in those with good versus poor opioid response.Materials ... [Published The Oncologist - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Plattsburgh Methadone Program Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

PLATTSBURGH, NY -More than 50 people in the Clinton County area are now receiving methadone treatment from a clinic in Plattsburgh.Conifer Park in Plattsburgh launched the first new methadone program in the state of New York in more than a decade.It celebrated ... [Published My Champlain Valley - 14 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

NABP Issues Policy Statement Supporting the Pharmacist’s Role in Increasing Access to Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug

PRESS RELEASE(October 20, 2014) -- As the opioid overdose epidemic continues to take hundreds of lives each week, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) has issued a policy statement promoting an active role for pharmacists in expanding ... [Published Pharmacy Times - 19 hours ago]
Entities: naloxone, Overdose, Opioid
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Avoid Buprenorphine Detox for Prescription Opioid Addiction

Buprenorphine detoxification, or tapering, should be avoided in patients with prescription opioid dependence, who benefit from ongoing maintenance treatment, new research shows.Investigators at Yale University School of Medicine, in New Haven, Connecticut, ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

EMS Director Praises Anti-Heroin Drugs While Criticizing Laws

Radio Station WHMI 93.5 FM -- News, Weather, Traffic, Sports, School Updates, and the Best Classic Hits for Howell, Brighton, Fenton, and the entire Livingston County, Michigan Area October 23, 201410/23/14 - A trio of bills recently passed with the ... [Published WHMI 93.5 FM - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

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First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

For Back Pain or Headache, Painkillers Do More Harm Than Good

ByIn the 1940s, opioid-based narcotics like opium and heroin were popular drugs of abuse, which lead to strict controls being put into place to curb their use. Regulations existed to control who could prescribe opioids and at what doses; breaches to the ... [Published Mercola - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pain, Sleep, and Opioids

Of all the problems that accompany chronic pain, among the most common is difficulty with sleep. Even though patients with chronic pain often report that lying down is the most comfortable position for them, this doesn’t necessarily translate into good ... [Published Consultant Live - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Purdue kicks off pharmacist awareness campaign for Butrans

STAMFORD, Conn. – Purdue Pharma is working with the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) to distribute a series of resources that address pharmacist knowledge gaps with Butrans, the drug company's Schedule III extended-release transdermal opioid pain ... [Published Chain Drug Review - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

For most chronic pain, neurologists say opioids a bad choice

(MCT) -- Patients taking opioid painkillers for chronic pain not associated with cancer -- conditions such as headaches, fibromyalgia and low-back pain -- are more likely to risk overdose, addiction and a range of debilitating side effects than they are ... [Published Crescent-News - Oct 22 2014]

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Decision Resources Group principal business insights analyst Andrea Buurma said: "Widespread physician satisfaction with currently available acute pain therapies, especially those used to treat mild to moderate pain - many of which are generically available and well entrenched in treatment - creates a substantial challenge to market penetration of novel agents."
...thrilled with the caliber of expertise that these individuals bring to Elite," said Nasrat Hakim, Elite's President and Chief Executive Officer. "These additions greatly strengthen our management team in key areas and enhance our internal expertise in product development, regulatory compliance and intellectual property to support the development of our opioid abuse deterrent products."
"I’m very uncomfortable with what I’m hearing," said board member Dr. Bharat Barai. "There’s no control.There’s no accountability."
..." Yuichi Iwaki, MD, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer of MediciNovaMediciNova Inc., commented, "We are very pleased to initiate patient enrollment in this study. We look forward to providing further updates as the study progresses."

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Donald MacPherson: Canada is ignoring easy, unc... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 22 2014]
This past weekend, a particularly potent batch of heroin resulted in 31 overdoses at Vancouver’s Insite safe injection clinic. The facility proved its value yet again, as staff applied immediate treatment and ensured none of the victims died. But what ...
The Science of Acupuncture [Published Brain Blogger - Oct 21 2014]
Acupuncture has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for over 2,000 years. In the Western world, acupuncture has been a highly controversial therapy, mostly due to the lack of scientific explanations for its mechanisms of action. Nevertheless, acupuncture ...
Avoid the Danger of Opioid Painkillers through ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Oct 21 2014]
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chronic pain is a major concern in our modern society, with more than 31% of U.S. adults suffering from some type of neck or back pain, according to a 2012 Gallup-Healthways study. The effects of chronic ...
Gamblers Get Less Of A Buzz From Pleasure, Stud... [Published TIME.com - Oct 19 2014]
The brains of gamblers appear to be different from normal, healthy brains, suggests new research presented at the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Congress in Berlin. Pathological gambling is a difficult condition to classify. Though the ...
Gamblers Get Less Of A Buzz From Pleasure, Stud... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 19 2014]
The brains of gamblers appear to be different from normal, healthy brains, suggests new research presented at the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Congress in Berlin. Pathological gambling is a difficult condition to classify. Though the ...
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