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6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Techniques for Sensing and Adjusting a Compliance...

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.


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

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Cobra Venom Relieves Chronic Pain

So, you're walking in a forest or desert or place where cobras hang out. You see one and, if you're like me, you run .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Headache

Fri Jul 18, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

New hope for chronic pain sufferers

In a study led by Dr Tim Salomons, healthy participants were given five minute spells of cognitive behavioural therapy prior to having eight, hour-long sessions of heat applied to their forearm to evoke pain.


Related Topix: Medicine, Back Pain, Health, Acupuncture

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Business Wire

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

The Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time on July 24, 2014 to discuss its financial results as well as business developments affecting the Company.


Related Topix: NeuroMetrix, Healthcare Industry, Medicine

The Nation

Suthep following monkhood duties

PEOPLE'S Democratic Reform Committee leader Suthep Thaugsuban has strictly followed ecclesiastic routines and refused to talk politics, a monk at Phra Buddhadhasa Bhikkhu's famous Suan Mokkh monastery said.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

York Dispatch

Pa. releases guidelines for prescribing opioids

The guidelines urge providers to use restraint and caution in prescribing the commonly abused drugs, said Scot Chadwick, legislative counsel at the Pennsylvania Medical Society.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Marketing, Medicine, Health, Acupuncture

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Bandera County Courier

Healthy Living - Going beyond medication to treat chronic pain

Nearly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain - that's more than the number of people living with heart disease, cancer and diabetes combined.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Direct Memory Access (DMA) Controlled Medical Devices

In general, neurostimulation comprises applying an electrical current to nerve tissue in the pathway of the chronic pain.


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

Fort Mill Times

Limit abuse, not legitimate use, of prescription drugs

Prescription drug abuse is a national epidemic. According to a recent report by the Trust for America's Health, prescription drug-related deaths now outnumber those caused by cocaine and heroin combined.


Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine

Tue Jul 15, 2014


JAMA study: Telecare program optimizing non-opioid chronic pain medication very effective

Chronic pain in the back, neck and other joints due to arthritis or other musculoskeletal disorders is extremely common but difficult to treat.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Arthritis

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

St. Jude Plans to Buy Chronic Pain Treatment Company For $200M

St. Jude Medical is making a small acquisition by buying chronic pain treatment company NeuroTherm for about $200 million in cash.


Related Topix: Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, St Jude Medical, Health, Pain, Wilmington, MA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Methods, Systems, and Devices ...

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "Medical tasks including electrical stimulation, physiological monitoring, and the like are provided by implantable medical devices .


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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Motley Fool

Why Zogenix Inc. Stock Tumbled

Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in case they're material to our investing thesis.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

Why NeuroMetrix (NURO) Stock Is Soaring Today

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Related Topix: NeuroMetrix, Healthcare Industry, Mozilla, Medicine, Health, TheStreet, Warren Buffett

Pharmaceutical Processing

FDA Grants Priority Review Designation for Purdue's Once-Daily...

Purdue Pharma L.P. announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration has granted Priority Review designation for the company's once-daily, single-entity hydrocodone bitartrate tablet .


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

News Observer

BioDelivery Sciences shares rise on positive drug trial results

BioDelivery Sciences International shares were up nearly 15 percent in early trading Monday after the Raleigh company announced positive Phase 3 clinical trial results for its experimental treatment for chronic pain.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, BioDelivery Sciences International, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Pain, Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Food and Drug Administration


UPDATE 1-BioDelivery, Endo painkiller effective in study

Endo International Plc and BioDelivery Sciences International Inc said their experimental pain drug was found effective in a second late-stage trial.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Health, Pain, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic)

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Canadian researchers sound warning on deaths related to use of narcotic painkillers

"I think that every doctor who contemplates starting a patient on an opioid for chronic pain should ... realize that they are playing with fire," says Dr. David Juurlink, head of clinical pharmacology and toxicology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Pharmacology, Canada, Drugs,

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

The South Has A Staggering Painkiller Problem - This Map From The CDC Shows How Bad It Is

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a new report that breaks down prescription painkiller prescribing by state.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Drugs, Health

CBC News

Rash of fatal overdoses in Montreal could be linked to fentanyl

A rash of opiate overdoses in Montreal has doctors, community workers, public health officials and drug users all very concerned about the possibility heroin is being cut with other, more powerful substances.


Related Topix: Medicine, Duragesic, Fentanyl (generic), Drugs, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Health, Pain