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'Current Output Architecture for an Implantable Stimulator Device' in ...

The present invention may find applicability in all such applications, although the description that follows will generally focus on the use of the invention within a spinal cord stimulation system, such as that disclosed in U.S. Pat.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 22, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Pain curbs sex drive in female mice, but not in males

"Not tonight, dear, I have a headache." Generally speaking, that line is attributed to the wife in a couple, implying that women's sexual desire is more affected by pain than men's.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Headache, Health, Northwestern University

Freshnews

Nutra Pharma to Seek GSA Certification, Will Market Military Strength ...

"With the nation focused on the treatment of chronic pain, especially for returning military veterans, our specially formulated version of Nyloxin should go a long way to effectively managing chronic pain symptoms for many of our wounded warriors," stated Rik J Deitsch, CEO of Nutra Pharma.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Nutra Pharma, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, HIV/AIDS, Health, Multiple Sclerosis, Department of Defense, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs

Advance

ISPI Hosts Pain Conference June 20-22

The International Spine & Pain Institute will host the ISPI 2014 Clinical Conference: PAIN June 20-22 in Minneapolis, MN.

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, Health

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Science Daily

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Scientists have been exploring new ways of coping with pain for many years and are now sharing their discoveries with the world in an exhibition at the London's Science Museum named "Pain Less: The Future of Relief," which opens on November 8. One of the more attractive aspects of this exposition is the study of how DNA affects the intensity with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

Sunherald.com

Board has new rules for prescribing opiates

The new policy encourages doctors to screen patients needing pain medication for any history of mental health disorders and alcohol or drug abuse.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

GlobeNewswire

Studies, Reporting Significant Reduction in Chronic Pain Via...

New study data, to be presented at this month's annual meeting of the American Pain Society in Tampa, report a sharp drop in the level of chronic pain reported by patients after using pharmacy compounded non-opioid prescription pain creams.

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Related Topix: Health, Pain, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Medical News Today

Chronic pain may be genetic, new research suggests

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Philadelphia, PA, Health, Acupuncture

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Why America Needs This Dangerous New Painkiller

States have cracked down on "pill mills" that hand out narcotics to people who don't really need them, and a new hydrocodone painkiller hitting the market, Zohydro, has drawn sharp criticism because of its potential for abuse.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Pain

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hispanic Business

World's First and Only Upgradeable Spinal Cord Stimulation System Receives FDA Approval

"In the first 40 years of SCS we've seen advances in hardware but limited progress in software and programming.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS Local

Newport Beach Doctor Under Investigation For Prescription Drug Overdoses

An Orange County doctor was under investigation Wednesday in the deaths of two patients who died of prescription drug overdoses.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Newport Beach, CA, Orange County, CA, Medicine, Health

Freshnews

NeuroMetrix, Inc. Announces Date for 2014 First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call

NeuroMetrix, Inc. , an innovative health care company that develops wearable medical technology and point-of-care tests to help patients and physicians manage chronic pain, nerve diseases, and sleep disturbances, today said it plans to issue its 2014 first quarter financial results before the opening of the market on April 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: NeuroMetrix, Healthcare Industry, Medicine

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Hispanic Business

St. Jude Medical Updates on Approval of Protege IPG from FDA

According to a release, Protege is the first and only neurostimulation system that allows spinal cord stimulation technology upgrades as they are approved to be made via software updates.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Vail Daily News

Vail Daily column: How to manage pain with the Gate Theory

As we all know, aging can be a pain in the neck . The process of aging does many things to our bodies .

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Related Topix: Vail, CO, Medicine, Health, Acupuncture

Pharmaceutical Online

Zogenix Corrects Misinformation About Zohydro

Zogenix released a press release today confronting what it calls "rampant misinformation" about its painkiller oral drug Zohydro ER.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Deval Patrick, US Governors, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Lowell Sun

Therapist applies pressure to relieve veterans' pain

Dr. Ramon Nunez applies Somatic Functional Therapy to patient Rey Vienneau, 45, of Westford, at New England Heath & Wellness Center in Chelmsford.

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Related Topix: Heath, MA, Westford, MA, Chelmsford, MA, Social Software, Medicine, Health, Acupuncture

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Pharmaceutical Processing

Let's Get The Zohydro Facts Straight

Rampant misinformation about Zohydroa ER continues to be reported by the media and echoed in Washington D.C. and some states' capitals.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Health, Pain, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Medical News Today

Prolotherapy: nonsurgical treatment for knee osteoarthritis

A new nonsurgical approach to treating chronic pain and stiffness associated with knee osteoarthritis has demonstrated significant, lasting improvement in knee pain, function, and stiffness.

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Related Topix: Arthritis, Medicine, Health

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Hill

Senate tackles prescription drug abuse

The Senate Health Committee is forming a working group to tackle the rising rates of prescription drug abuse, in the face of complaints about a recently approved painkiller that many say is highly addictive and easily abused.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Lamar Alexander, Republican, Drugs, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine

Sys-Con Media

Spinifex Pharmaceuticals Raises US$45m in Series C Financing

Series C financing led by Novo A/S and joined by additional new investor Canaan Partners.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Canaan Partners, Startups, Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Arthritis

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