OxyContin pills arranged at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Purdue Pharma makes the highly addictive drug. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption toggle caption Toby Talbot/AP OxyContin pills arranged at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Purdue Pharma makes the highly addictive drug. Toby Talbot/AP Under a bankruptcy plan filed late Monday night, Purdue Pharma would pay roughly…
Diphtheria is a respiratory disease that was a leading cause of death in children worldwide in the early 20th Century. Thanks to a successful vaccine introduced during the 1940s and 50s, diphtheria is a disease of the past for many people – though it still remains a threat in some parts of
Prof David Loughton said vaccine reticence among staff was ‘not unusual’ and also happened during the flu-jab season. Forcing health and frontline social care staff to have the Covid-19 vaccine would be a “dangerous way to go”, an NHS hospital chief has said. Professor David Loughton, chief executive of the
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According to some estimates, chronic pain affects up to 40% of Americans, and treating it frustrates both clinicians and patients––a frustration that’s often compounded by a hesitation to prescribe opioids for pain. A new study from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry confirms that a low dose of a
A bitter lesson of the past month is that viruses move fast. The good news of the deployment of the first COVID-19 vaccines was accompanied by the bad news that a new variant of the virus had emerged, quickening the disease’s spread and pushing up the number of patients treated in hospital.
Thanks to the efforts of scientists, healthcare workers and trial participants around the world, a number of COVID-19 vaccines have now been authorised for general use. But while millions have been given a jab, billions still need to be vaccinated. We need to produce as many doses as we can. So,