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Using morphine after tonsillectomy in children should be avoided


27 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Using morphine for children when they undergo surgeries is a very risky decision, as ibuprofen is as safe as morphine and much more suited for children, a new study finds. The study will likely change how doctors treat the pain following childhood surgeries for kids, as the use of morphine…

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Recently discovered coffee proteins resemble morphine


26 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Coffee has a protein with an effect similar to morphine’s, researchers in Brazil have discovered. Study leader Felipe Vinecky of the Molecular Biology Department at the University of Brasilia (UnB) conducted a research in collaboration with the Genetics and Biotechnology Division of Embrapa, a state owned agriculture and livestock company.…