Researchers discover that existing anti-gout drug can reduce severity of opioid withdrawal symptoms
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  February 7, 2017  
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 Researchers discover that existing anti-gout drug can reduce severity of opioid withdrawal symptomsResearchers discover that existing anti-gout drug can reduce severity of opioid withdrawal symptoms
 
Opioid use and abuse is a significant social, health and economic issue in Canada. Researchers at the University of Calgary's Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Hotchkiss Brain Institute have discovered that an existing anti-gout medication is effective in reducing the severity of withdrawal symptoms in opioid-dependent rodents.
 
 Site-Specific Labeling of Polyhistidine-Tagged Proteins in MST Experiments
 
Site-Specific Labeling of Polyhistidine-Tagged Proteins in MST ExperimentsNitrilotriacetic acid (NTA) and its derivatives are widely used in the manipulation of polyhistidine-tagged (His-tagged) proteins, such as in surface immobilization (Gershon & Khilko, 1995, You & Piehler, 2014) and immobilized metal affinity chromatography (IMAC) (Hochuli, Dobeli et al., 1987, Ueda, Gout et al., 2003).
 
 
 Causes of Foot Pain
 
Causes of Foot PainThere are many possible causes of foot pain. Some of the most common causes, from foot injuries to arthritis, are described in this article.
 
 
 Causes of Hand Pain
 
Causes of Hand PainThere are various possible causes of hand pain, including injury to the hand, autoimmune conditions, arthritic conditions and damage to the nerves or tendons that serve the hands. The most common causes of hand pain are described in more detail in this article.
 
 
 Hand Pain Management
 
Hand Pain ManagementThe appropriate management of hand pain will usually depend greatly on the cause of the pain. Management techniques include physical therapy, at-home treatment, medications and surgery, each of which is described in more detail below.