Maryland sues Insys to enforce subpoena in opioid probe

(Reuters) - Maryland's attorney general has filed a lawsuit seeking to enforce a subpoena the state sent Insys Therapeutics Inc as part of an investigation into allegations the drugmaker deceptively marketed a fentanyl-based cancer pain medicine.
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

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Authors: Reis-Pina P, Lawlor PG, Barbosa A PMID: 30332367 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - Category: General Medicine Tags: Acta Med Port Source Type: research
I realize it’s been quite some TIME since I’ve written a post, almost a MONTH!, so today I decided to sit down and write one, and it’s going to be a long one, so get yourselves some tea and get comfy…    CHAPTER ONE. PEEKABOO: in September I spent a lot of time researching possibly helpful but definitely non-toxic treatments for Peekaboo, my 11-year-old kitty whom I’ve written a lot about in recent times. She has a slipped disc, basically, and has been having a VERY hard time walking. The risk, of course, is that she’d stop walking altogether. Couldn’t let that happen! I...
Source: Margaret's Corner - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Blogroll Source Type: blogs
Conditions:   Breast Cancer;   Acute Pain;   Anesthesia Interventions:   Procedure: PVB group;   Procedure: MTP block group;   Procedure: Control Group Sponsor:   Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Abstract Opioids comprise an important group of drugs used in cancer pain pharmacotherapy. In recent years, more and more studies have emerged indicating the potentially immunosuppressive effects of opioid analgesics and their serious consequences, including the risk of cancer progression. The identification of these risks has prompted a search for other effective, and most importantly, safer methods of perioperative analgesic management. Regional analgesia techniques, which allow for a significant reduction in opioid dosing and thus diminish the risk of immunosuppression associated with these drugs, seem to offer...
Source: Pain Research and Management - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Pain Res Manag Source Type: research
Authors: Zhang X, Jiang N, Li J, Zhang D, Lv X Abstract BACKGROUND/AIMS: Paclitaxel is largely used as a chemotherapeutic agent for the treatment of several types of cancers. However, one of the significant limiting complications of paclitaxel is painful peripheral neuropathy during its therapy. The purposes of this study were to examine (1) the effects of blocking mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) on mechanical and thermal hypersensitivity evoked by paclitaxel; and (2) the underlying mechanisms responsible for the role of mTOR in regulating paclitaxel-induced neuropathic pain. METHODS: Behavioral test was p...
Source: Neurological Research - Category: Neurology Tags: Neurol Res Source Type: research
Pacey Medtech, based in Vancouver, Canada, has developed the Pacey Cuff, a urethral control device for urinary incontinence in men, post-prostate cancer treatment. Treating prostate cancer can sometimes lead to urinary incontinence, which can have si...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Exclusive Rehab Urology Source Type: blogs
David Robert Grimes is a cancer researcher at Queen's University Belfast. Cannabis can ease nausea and pain for cancer patients. But Grimes explains it cannot cure cancer.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
PROSTATE cancer symptoms don ’t always appear in the early stages until the tumour has grown and put pressure on other parts of the body. When this happens, pain in certain parts of the body may begin to show.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
PROSTATE cancer symptoms don ’t always appear in the early stages until the tumour has grown and put pressure on other parts of the body. When this happens, pain in certain parts of the body may begin to show.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
PROSTATE cancer symptoms don ’t always appear in the early stages until the tumour has grown and put pressure on other parts of the body. When this happens, pain in certain parts of the body may begin to show.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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