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Novel research points to promising relief target for chronic pain

Novel research points to promising relief target for chronic pain

Off-label prescribing common, often not backed by data

Off-label prescribing common, often not backed by data

Large scale study shows success of epilepsy surgery

Large scale study shows success of epilepsy surgery

Repligen commences phase 2 trial of RG2417 for bipolar depression

Repligen commences phase 2 trial of RG2417 for bipolar depression

SSRIs most effective in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

SSRIs most effective in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

FDA panel approves vaccine for shingles

FDA panel approves vaccine for shingles

Bumetanide may help treat seizures in newborns

Bumetanide may help treat seizures in newborns

Effects of anticonvulsants on women

Effects of anticonvulsants on women

Depressant benzodiazepine especially effective at treating seizure in alcohol withdrawal syndrome patients

Depressant benzodiazepine especially effective at treating seizure in alcohol withdrawal syndrome patients

Older-style antidepressants, as well as anticonvulsant drugs, can help ease the disabling pain caused by nerve tissue damage

Older-style antidepressants, as well as anticonvulsant drugs, can help ease the disabling pain caused by nerve tissue damage

Anticonvulsant drug valproate poses greater birth-defect risk than suspected

Anticonvulsant drug valproate poses greater birth-defect risk than suspected

Anti-seizure drugs slow aging in roundworms

Anti-seizure drugs slow aging in roundworms

Long-term use of opioid prescriptions by veterans

Long-term use of opioid prescriptions by veterans

Children with complications from acute sinusits may experience significant illness from their infection

Children with complications from acute sinusits may experience significant illness from their infection

Gene of immune system linked to severe adverse drug reaction called Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS)

Gene of immune system linked to severe adverse drug reaction called Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS)