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Changing the drug used during labour could halve the number of women needing an epidural
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Changing the drug used during labour could halve the number of women needing an epidural

Aug 14th 2018, 6:01 AM 20,934 Views 9 Comments

Pethidine is the most widely used drug but new research suggests remifentanil may work better.

Thousands support campaign to have Versatis patches reinstated for chronic pain sufferers
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Thousands support campaign to have Versatis patches reinstated for chronic pain sufferers

Feb 21st 2018, 6:10 AM 24,308 Views 37 Comments

Only patients suffering from post-shingles pain are automatically covered under drug payment and medical card schemes.

Heroin-like venom from tropical fish could lead to new pain relief
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Heroin-like venom from tropical fish could lead to new pain relief

Apr 8th 2017, 4:00 PM 15,078 Views 19 Comments

Experiments using lab mice found the rodents showed no sign of pain once injected with the fish venom.

Nurofen feels the pain in Australia after being slapped with massive fine over false advertising
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Nurofen feels the pain in Australia after being slapped with massive fine over false advertising

Dec 16th 2016, 7:26 AM 19,380 Views 37 Comments

The pain relief brand had advertised five different pain relief pills – all of which contained the same ingredients.

Medicinal cannabis: 'It's magic. I now swim three times a week and can take steps in the water'
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Medicinal cannabis: 'It's magic. I now swim three times a week and can take steps in the water'

Dec 1st 2016, 8:45 PM 2,007 Views 38 Comments

This evening the Dáil is debating the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes.

Son of woman suffering with chronic pain to hold vigil in bid to legalise cannabis
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Son of woman suffering with chronic pain to hold vigil in bid to legalise cannabis

Nov 6th 2016, 9:30 PM 20,664 Views 43 Comments

The man has been campaigning for the legalisation of cannabis for the past number of years;.

The search for a cure for migraine - one of the most disabling illnesses in the world
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The search for a cure for migraine - one of the most disabling illnesses in the world

Sep 17th 2016, 6:00 PM 23,688 Views 45 Comments

More than half a million people in Ireland suffer from migraine, and this can have a serious impact on their ability to reach their potential.

Opinion: Marijuana is legal in nearly half of US States – Ireland should follow suit
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Opinion: Marijuana is legal in nearly half of US States – Ireland should follow suit

Nov 8th 2014, 8:00 AM 122 Views 172 Comments

Robbing murderous criminals of revenues for selling a drug that’s no more harmful than tobacco and alcohol is a no-brainer.

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms
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Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms

Jul 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 12,442 Views 46 Comments

A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.

Debilitating impact of migraine on sufferers is 'not recognised' by people
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Debilitating impact of migraine on sufferers is 'not recognised' by people

Apr 24th 2014, 1:46 PM 9,977 Views 57 Comments

New drug trials announced in America could bring hope to migraine sufferers.

New treatment for most common type of arthritis could be here in 5 years
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New treatment for most common type of arthritis could be here in 5 years

Mar 26th 2014, 10:41 AM 6,822 Views 6 Comments

Around 400,000 people in Ireland suffer from osteoarthritis.

Pharmacists express concern over addiction to pain relief
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Pharmacists express concern over addiction to pain relief

May 1st 2012, 7:00 AM 4,369 Views 10 Comments

Regulations around the sale of products containing codeine were introduced in 2010. Pharmacists heard that up to one in three adults may be suffering from chronic pain, which can affect quality of life.

Government examining whether to approve cannabis-based drug
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Government examining whether to approve cannabis-based drug

Feb 21st 2012, 10:19 AM 3,757 Views 55 Comments

Minister Róisín Shortall has said the Department of Health is looking at the issues involved in controlling the sale of medical marijuana products.