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Eight Labor And Delivery Patients Dependent On Buprenorphine

The partial μ-opioid agonists’ unique pharmacology, including its long halftime and high affinity to the μ-opioid receptor, complicates patient management in a highly kinetic and often urgent field like obstetric anesthesia. Opioid use during pregnancy is a growing concern in the United States. Buprenorphine has been recommended by “The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology” as an alternative to methadone to decrease risks associated with the use of illicit opioids during pregnancy. 

Lung Cancer Therapy: Imaging Agent Predicts The Success

Doctors contemplating the best therapy for lung cancer patients may soon be able to predict the efficacy of a widely used lung cancer drug based on an imaging agent and a simple scan, according to the findings of a new clinical trial co-led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The findings of the trial will be published in Science Translational Medicine.

Patients Diagnosed With Diabetes Show Signs Of CKD

According to a study, researchers analyzed that patients with diabetes are at risk for kidney disease. But the new research shows that patients could be suffering undiagnosed kidney damage even before they are aware that they have diabetes. Patients who will be diagnosed later with diabetes show signs of chronic kidney disease (CKD) also before their diabetes diagnosis. The study was published in the journal PLoS One.

Hormone Disruptors: Chemicals in essential oils

According to the study, researchers found the link between abnormal breast growth in young boys—called prepubertal gynecomastia—and regular exposure to lavender or tea tree oil, which has chemicals act as endocrine-disrupting chemicals