For folks dealing with cancer, a high level of drug is needed to help them overcome the pains that are brought about by the disease. In extreme cases, Fentanyl would be prescribed by doctors though it does come with high risks that could go as far as death.
Prescription pain killers and heroin that are supposed to keep patients from severe pain have taken more lives after the patients got addicted to it. Now, the government officials and doctors around the United States are looking for a solution to this problem.
Expectant mothers who take Tylenol to relieve their pregnancy pains may be increasing their children's risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, according to a new study.
Researchers reported that seniors with a past history of suicides continue to take the most painkillers.
Women are more likely than men to be prescribed pain medication\, according to a new study. Researchers said the findings held true even after accounting for pain, social class and age.
Dr. Hector Castro from Manhattan, NY was arrested along with 48 other people of being involved with an interstate drug-trafficking ring.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.