Monday, October 28, 2013

Lots of New News After What Sounds Like An Extremely Successful Rheumatology Meeting/New Pain Medication Approved?

I've already heard great things from the weekend's meeting of the American Board of Rheumatology. There are already many articles coming out about medications, new research, and all types of things that will probably be coming out in news articles over the coming weeks.... There is also an article in the NYT's today about a new pain medication approved by the FDA. Due to all of the controversy over the "narcotic" pain meds lately, this of course was a mixed blessing depending on which angle you look at it. My understanding is that it will have a "security" type coating built into it, or something where the medication is not good if it is cut, smashed, or so forth. I am still looking into it, but I believe from what this article says, that will be the case.... for more information see this URL:

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