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By Rachel Lutz
The frequency of migraine headaches is greater among perimenopausal and early menopausal women than their premenopausal counterparts.
By B. Eliot Cole, MD, MPA
Abuse-deterrent properties, identical efficacy for pain relief, reversal of opioid-induced constipation, and theoretical tolerance mitigation may give Targiniq ER an interesting advantage over other oral opioids.
Medicare support for graduate medical education should be restructured and based on its value and contribution to the nation's health needs, according to a report published July 29 by the Institute of Medicine.
By Katie Eder, Managing Editor
Many studies that inform current international guidelines for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) are of poor quality and lack applicability in clinical practice.
Pharmaceutical sales representatives' access to physicians is continuing to decrease, even in previously rep-friendly specialties, according to a report published by ZS Associates.
By Jackie Syrop
Whether taken regularly or as needed, acetaminophen for acute low-back pain was no more effective than placebo in a large randomized trial.
Most Americans focus on provider quality related to doctor-patient interactions rather than effectiveness of care when defining provider quality, according to a report published by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
By Katie Eder, Managing Editor
Although the true prevalence of shoulder disorders in general practice remains unknown, an analysis of ultrasound imaging reports offers physicians some insight into the underlying causes of shoulder pain.
Acetaminophen is no more effective than placebo in acute low back pain, according to a study published online July 24 in The Lancet.
By Adam Hochron
As it continues to tackle the issue of prescription drug abuse, the US Food and Drug Administration today approved an extended-release/long-acting opioid analgesic designed to help chronic pain patients while curbing their ability to tamper with it.
Physician's Money Digest
What are Americans' healthcare dollars really buying? A new study examined the quality of each state's healthcare relative to the cost.
Trying to trade based on the whims of Vladimir Putin, a Ukrainian separatist armed with a rocket launcher, or Hamas terrorists is a fool's game.