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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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Tue Apr 22, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
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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)
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.
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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Chronic pain may be genetic, new research suggests
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
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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.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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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 .
Zogenix Corrects Misinformation About Zohydro
Zogenix released a press release today confronting what it calls "rampant misinformation" about its painkiller oral drug Zohydro ER.
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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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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.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
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.