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Former NFL Players Misuse Painkillers

Former NFL Players Misuse Painkillers

Retired NFL players use painkillers at a much higher rate than the rest of us, according to new research conducted by investigators at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The researchers say the brutal collisions and bone-jarring injuries associated with football often cause long-term pain, which contributes to continued use and abuse of […]

Painkillers Help in Reducing Anxiety in Dementia Patients

Painkillers Help in Reducing Anxiety in Dementia Patients

Results of a recently concluded research by Norwegian researchers, painkillers ease the anxiety among people suffering from dementia. The principle factor of the research was that people with dementia were incapable of revealing that they were in pain, thereby leading to anxiety. Painkillers like paracetamol and many more were able to reduce the pain resulting in […]

Jatropha Seeds Offer Pain Relief Similar to Aspirin

Jatropha Seeds Offer Pain Relief Similar to Aspirin

Jatropha curcas, also known as Barbados nut and purging nut, is a semi-evergreen shrub native to Central America and Mexico, and is cultivated in subtropical and tropical areas of the world. Its pain-relieving qualities are in sharp contrast to one of its other uses—its seeds contain an oil that can be made into a high-quality […]

Alternative Pain Therapy for Breast, Prostate and Lung Cancer

Alternative Pain Therapy for Breast, Prostate and Lung Cancer

Bio-Nucleonics’ lead product Strontium Chloride Sr-89 Injection USP (Strontium-89), which is the generic version of Metastron®, is an option to consider for metastatic cancer bone pain therapy, typically caused by advanced stage breast, prostate or lung cancer. Strontium Chloride Sr-89 Injection USP (Strontium-89) is a radioactive  pharmaceutical injection to relieve bone pain in patients with painful skeletal metastases. In the body, […]

New Pain Relief Pill From Sea Snail’s Saliva

New Pain Relief Pill From Sea Snail’s Saliva

Australian scientists have been successful in developing a new pain-relief pill from a chemical in sea snails’ saliva that they use to catch their prey. It is said to be as effective as morphine for relieving the most severe forms of pain but without the added risk of addiction.  Marine cone snails produce saliva that contains […]