Monthly Archives: April 2016

Rheumatoid Arthritis Research

Rheumatoid Arthritis Research Indicates Serotonin Could be New Target for Therapies Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic painful disease characterized by abnormal inflammation, stiffness, and swelling of the joints, leading to limited motion and function. Although the definite cause of rheumatoid arthritis is still unknown, growing evidence shows a crucial involvement of autoimmunity. Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, […]

Limiting Opioid Painkiller

Limiting Opioid Painkiller Prescriptions – CDC Issues Guidelines  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have unveiled long-awaited guidelines to limit prescriptions of opioid painkillers in order to prevent overuse. The guidelines recommend limiting opioid prescriptions for patients suffering short-term, acute pain to three days or less in most conditions and say that more than […]

Marco the Yellow Labrador

Say hello to Marco!   Dr. DiNucci found Marco in Buffalo, New York after a long search of all breeders across the Southwest. Marco is a very happy 4 year old yellow Labrador.  He is always hungry, always ready to play and swim.  He is not much of a guard dog as he is so […]