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14 Medications Pain Doctors Avoid—and You Should Too

Opioids Irra/Shutterstock “The misuse of opioids—codeine, oxycodone, fentanyl, hydromorphone, and morphine, to name a few—has resulted in the taking of approximately 115 American lives every day, quadrupling since 1999. Not only do opioid medications have addictive potential, but they also have significant side effects, such as drowsiness, depressed cognitive function, constipation, suppressed sexual drive, and… Read More »

'I had bacterial meningitis and septicaemia' – DWTS presenter James Patrice told he was 'so lucky' by doctors

James Patrice, and right, as a ten-year-old ‘I had bacterial meningitis and septicaemia’ – DWTS presenter James Patrice told he was ‘so lucky’ by doctors Independent.ie Television star James Patrice has opened up about how he was left fighting for his life after contracting deadly meningitis as a ten-year-old. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/i-had-bacterial-meningitis-and-septicaemia-dwts-presenter-james-patrice-told-he-was-so-lucky-by-doctors-37713909.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37713875.ece/810de/AUTOCROP/h342/jamespatrice.PNG Email Television star James… Read More »

Doctors trying to prevent recurrent miscarriages were misguided in looking only at women

Faulty sperm may be the reason why women suffer multiple miscarriages, scientists suspect, after finding that men whose partners struggle to carry a child to term have more DNA errors. Researchers at Imperial College investigated the sperm quality of 50 men whose partners had experienced three or more consecutive miscarriages. After comparing the results with… Read More »