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OTC painkillers as effective as opioids in the ED

Chang, who joined Albany Medical Center past year, conducted the double-blind study in the emergency department of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. Dr. Chang said the study prompted him to have conversations with his fracture patients about non-opioid options. After two hours, pain scores that initially hovered at 8.7 out of 10 were reduced by 4.4, 3.5 and 3.9 points, for those who were given opioids.


Odd-Even formula in Delhi from Nov 13 to 17 to curb pollution

Odd-Even formula in Delhi from Nov 13 to 17 to curb pollution

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal , lieutenant governor Anil Baijal and Delhi environment minister Imran Hussain held an emergency meeting in the evening to discuss urgent measures to contain the pollution . In the meeting, the measures proposed by the Environment Pollution Prevention & Control Authority (EPCA) - hiking of parking fees by four times in Delhi, stopping of all construction activity, no entry of trucks (except essentials), shutdown of schools for a week, increasing the ...


Iran supply of missiles 'act of war': Saudi Arabia

Iran supply of missiles 'act of war': Saudi Arabia

Aside from showing hostility to the Iranian nation, Saudi Arabia is against the Yemeni nation and keeps pounding its neighbor, continues to express enmity toward Syria and Iraq by strengthening Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group, and even interferes in the internal affairs of Lebanon by forcing its prime minister to resign , he explained.


Lockheed Martin developing laser weapon for USA fighter jets

Lockheed Martin developing laser weapon for USA fighter jets

Maryland-based Lockheed announced this week that it will provide the Air Force Research Lab with a testable Compact Airborne High Energy Laser by 2021. A string of successful tests involving laser weapons on the USS Ponce, Apache helicopters, and other military equipment bode well for the Pentagon as the Air Force moves ahead with its Self-protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator program (SHiELD).


New Saudi Blockade of Yemen Could Cost Lives, Aid Groups Warn

New Saudi Blockade of Yemen Could Cost Lives, Aid Groups Warn

United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock warned on Wednesday that if a Saudi-led military coalition did not allow humanitarian aid access to Yemen then it would cause "the largest starvation the world has seen for many decades with millions of victims".


Harry Kane fit for North London derby

Harry Kane fit for North London derby

Kane has been left out of England's World Cup warm-up matches against Germany and Brazil this week following discussions between the club's medical staff and Gareth Southgate. "It's true that sometimes I don't want to be so kind with Daniel because Daniel knows more than me that sometimes we have differences, but I am in love with him", said Pochettino.