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FDA Announces Significant Changes to Opioid Prescribing Guidelines
Agency to take measures to fight opioid abuse epidemic while protecting appropriate access to vitally important pain medications for the patients who need them.
When more and more women with fibromyalgia began seeking care for pelvic pain syndromes, researchers from Oregon Health & Science University set out to examine the connection in a larger group of patients.
The risk of death due to comorbidity after hospitalization for community acquired pneumonia (CAP) is substantial, a Norwegian follow-up study has confirmed.
In the US, the prevalence of smoking among people with HIV infection is roughly three times that of the general population. Researchers in Texas and New York reviewed the studies and found the most successful smoking cessation strategies for this group.
Through 30 years of research HIV has gone from being a death sentence for patients to something that can be more of a chronic condition. Antiretroviral therapy has been a key part of that fight and now there is more good news about this treatment option.
Low back pain can be prevented with a combination of exercise and education.
Not only do children born with microcephaly have smaller-than-normal brain and head size, but the Zika virus-associated condition is suspected to cause ocular problems as well.
Researchers have discovered new Lyme disease-causing bacteria, Borrelia mayonii (B. mayonii) in the upper Midwest. Infection may trigger nausea, vomiting, and a more widespread rash, officials say.
Yoga and pulmonary rehabilitation methods are effective for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease according to findings of Indian study.

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