Prosthetics

This Nebula Cosplay Is an Awesome Mix of Makeup and Prosthetics

Cosplayer AmberSkies cosplays <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>‘s Nebula so perfectly that, at first glance, you might not even realize it’s not actually Karen …

Comics

UCF nonprofit testing 3-D printing prosthetic arms

A nonprofit that builds prosthetic arms made by 3-D printing for children at the University of Central Florida is collaborating with an Oregon …

News (U.S.)

FDA approves preventive migraine treatment

<b>(CNN) —</b> Migraine sufferers across the United States have their eyes on a newly approved drug that's offering hope for reducing the frequency of monthly migraine attacks.<p>On Thursday, the US Food and Drug Administration approved Aimovig for the preventive treatment of migraines in adults with …

Migraines

I Took the First FDA-Approved Migraine Prevention Treatment. It Transformed My Life

<i>On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug designed to prevent chronic migraine headaches. Aimovig, made by Amgen and</i> …

FDA

I've Tried Pretty Much Every Migraine Treatment — Here's What Actually Worked

Every time I go to the neurologist for my migraines, it's a little bit like a game of Clue: We talk about all the migraines I've gotten since the …

Migraines

Scarred by war, Yemen’s children carry burdens beyond their years

<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b><p>Now we return to our series Inside Yemen.<p>In our first two installments, we drew the outlines of this conflict and how the war has …

Middle East

FDA approves drug aimed at preventing migraines

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug aimed at preventing migraine headaches.<p>The drug, Aimovig, is taken by patients once a month through self-injection. The drug blocks a key molecule involved in sparking migraine attacks.<p>The FDA said after studying the effectiveness of …

News (U.S.)

Trump’s personal dentist highlights friendship with president to obtain Florida dental license

TALLAHASSEE — President Donald Trump’s personal dentist went before the state licensing board on Friday and specifically highlighted his friendship with the president in a bid to obtain permission to set up shop in Florida, according to three people present at the meeting.<p>Dr. Albert Hazzouri …

U.S. Politics

Albert Manero's big idea could transform kids prosthetics

Prosthetics

Physician's prescriptions faulted in guitarist's overdose

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A pain specialist faults prescriptions by an Alabama physician accused of federal crimes in the 2016 drug overdose death of a former guitarist for rock band 3 Doors Down.<p>Dr. Richard Snellgrove is accused of unlawful distribution of drugs and health care fraud in a case tied to …

Gulf Coast

Could There Be Relief For Migraine Sufferers?

posted by Carolyn McArdle -<p>2 days ago<p>The FDA has approved the first in a new class of migraine drugs that will help fight migraine headaches.<p>Erenumab …

San Francisco

A Buvaya Failure Could Sting Insys

Clinical trial data may suggests INSY's Buvaya does not provide the efficacy and safety characteristics to garner FDA approval.<p>A bet on INSY is …

Biotechnology

FDA Approves Aimovig(TM) (erenumab-aooe), A Novel Treatment Developed Specifically For Migraine Prevention

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Biotechnology

Pecking away at opioid epidemic, Missouri lawmakers limit length of prescriptions

<b>JEFFERSON CITY</b> • Hoping to reign in the state's opioid epidemic, the Legislature late Thursday sent the governor a measure limiting the length of an …

St. Louis

FDA approves drug to prevent migraines

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new medication on Thursday designed to prevent migraines.<p>The drug, called Aimovig, produced by …

Biotechnology

Newly Approved Drug Ushers In Hopeful Era For Patients Who Experience Debilitating Migraines

The drug will be listed at $6,900 a year and can be injected with a device similar to an insulin pen. While doctors are excited about the new …

Health Policy

Is FDA Commissioner Realizing That America’s War on Opioids Has Become a War on Patients?

In a May 14 blog post, Food and Drug Commissioner Scott Gottlieb expressed concern about the effect the nation’s restrictive policy towards the …

Prosthetics

Brees gifts new prosthesis to high school QB

Drew Brees surprised Alex Ruiz with his first walking prosthetic after the high school quarterback had his right leg amputated below the knee in …

Drew Brees

These custom prostheses give amputees better motor capabilities

Naked Prosthetics are custom designed for those with finger loss. They improve the overall grip, articulation, strength, and protection while …

Prosthetics

FDA chief: First-ever withdrawal drug could vault more patients into addiction therapy

Patients who go off opioid painkillers face excruciating withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, nausea, vomiting, insomnia, muscle aches and more. Now, …

Pharma

Overseas Ministries Study Center invited to the United Nations - Branford, CT Patch

The Overseas Ministries Study Center in New Haven, CT has been engaging with multiple denominations, churches and cultures from around the world …

United Nations

New York to sue OxyContin maker over opioid crisis

New York will sue a leading opioid manufacturer for allegedly encouraging physicians to prescribe its pain-killers — then profiting off the patients …

New York City

OHSU, UCF's Limbitless Solutions launch first U.S. clinical trial of 3D printed prosthetics for children

May 17, 2018 | By Thomas<p>The team at Limbitless Solutions, a University of Central Florida-based nonprofit company that makes 3D-printed bionic arms …

Prosthetics

Cigna unveils national opioid awareness campaign

Bloomfield health insurer Cigna is boosting its efforts to combat the opioid epidemic through an online marketing campaign featuring nationally known …

Hartford

Ontario opioid prescriptions routinely exceed dosage guidelines

Nearly a quarter of first-time opioid prescriptions in Ontario from April 2015 to March 2016 exceeded recommended dose limits introduced in …

Health Care (Canada)

Who’s Leading Marijuana Research in the U.S.? - Marijuana Stocks | Cannabis Investments and News. Roots of a Budding Industry.™

The U.S. has been a hotbed for research on the cannabis plant and its future of medical use, but federal legislation has made it quite difficult to …

Cannabis

Monoclonal Antibodies for Migraine Prevention

2Jack D. Weiler Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, Inpatient Services, Montefiore Headache Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New …

Medicine

American Physiological Society > Call for Nominations for EIC of Comprehensive Physiology

<b>to succeed David M. Pollock, who will complete his term as Editor on June 30, 2019.<br>The APS Publications Committee plans to interview candidates in</b> …

Physiology

FDA Approves First Nonopioid Drug for Opioid Withdrawal

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved lofexidine hydrochloride (<i>Lucemyra</i>, US WorldMeds), a nonopioid, for the mitigation of symptoms …

Medicine

Florida has one of the highest rates for opioid-involved doctor arrests

A new study points out that Florida doctors have played a significant role in the state’s ongoing opioid crisis.<br>The website Detox analyzed data from …

Orlando