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MDMA is being trialled as a treatment for PSTD.

MDMA is being trialled as a treatment for PSTD.

Joseph Palamar, New York University Langone Medical Center On Nov. 30 the FDA approved a Phase III clinical trial to confirm the effectiveness of treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD…

Aging And Addicted: The Opioid Epidemic Affects Older Adults, Too

Aging And Addicted: The Opioid Epidemic Affects Older Adults, Too

By Jenny Gold Photos by Heidi de Marco It took a lot of convincing for John Evard to go to rehab. Seven days into his stay at the Las Vegas…

Signed Out Of Prison But Not Signed Up For Insurance, Inmates Fall Prey To Ills

Signed Out Of Prison But Not Signed Up For Insurance, Inmates Fall Prey To Ills

By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News and Beth Schwartzapfel, The Marshall Project INDIANAPOLIS — Before he went to prison, Ernest killed his 2-year-old daughter in the grip of a…

Tighter Prescribing Rules: An Anti-Abuse Strategy That Could Hurt Patients In Pain

Tighter Prescribing Rules: An Anti-Abuse Strategy That Could Hurt Patients In Pain

By Shefali Luthra As rates of prescription painkiller abuse remain stubbornly high, a number of states are attempting to cut off the supply at its source by making it harder…

Explainer: what is exposure therapy and how can it treat social anxiety?

Explainer: what is exposure therapy and how can it treat social anxiety?

Michelle H Lim, Swinburne University of Technology Most of us experience a level of social anxiety at some point in our lives. We worry about what people think of us…

Implant Successfully Reaches Phase 3

Implant Successfully Reaches Phase 3

Clinical Trials News Braeburn says phase 3 trial for injectable opioid dependence treatment succeeds PBR Staff Writer Published 15 November 2016 A phase 3 trial of weekly and monthly injections…

Ballot Initiatives: Voters Reject Calif. Drug Pricing Measure; Colo. Single-Payer System

Ballot Initiatives: Voters Reject Calif. Drug Pricing Measure; Colo. Single-Payer System

By Shefali Luthra It’s been a tumultuous presidential campaign, with the outcome billed as a “change” election and health care high on the to-do list. On the state…

Why a lack of sleep makes us depressed … and what we can do about it

Why a lack of sleep makes us depressed … and what we can do about it

Alice M. Gregory, Goldsmiths, University of London Historically, insomnia has been thought of as secondary to other disorders such as depression. The idea was that you became depressed – and that…

Opioid Poisoning in Children Dramatically Increases

Opioid Poisoning in Children Dramatically Increases

Opioid Poisoning in Children Dramatically Increases By Chiara Barnaba In in a recent article by Time, it talks about just how much children and toddlers are affected by the opioid…

BioCorRx Webinar Today

PRESS RELEASE BioCorRx Inc. to Host Corporate Update Webinar on Wednesday, October 12th at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time Published: Oct 6, 2016 8:01 a.m. ET LOS…

The link between chronic pain and depression: which comes first?

The link between chronic pain and depression: which comes first?

Michael Vagg, Barwon Health It’s easy to imagine that people with persistent pain have cause to become depressed. After all, it’s a problem that affects every part of…