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Blood Test for Brain Injuries Gains Momentum Blood Test for Brain Injuries Gains Momentum Research

Blood Test for Brain Injuries Gains Momentum

  • By Leslie Orr
  • Mar. 30, 2009
A blood test that can help predict the seriousness of a head injury and detect the status of the blood-brain barrier is a step closer to reality, according to two recently published studies involving ...
Oxycodone Effective Against Shingles Pain Oxycodone Effective Against Shingles Pain Research

Oxycodone Effective Against Shingles Pain

  • By URMC Communications
  • Mar. 24, 2009
The painkiller oxycodone is effective at treating the acute pain of shingles, an illness that often causes severe pain which can become long-lasting and sometimes even permanent.
Drug Improves Mobility for Some MS Patients Drug Improves Mobility for Some MS Patients Research

Drug Improves Mobility for Some MS Patients

  • By Mark Michaud
  • Feb. 26, 2009
The experimental drug fampridine (4-aminopyridine) improves walking ability in some individuals with multiple sclerosis. That is the conclusion of a multi-center Phase 3 clinical trial, the results ...