Wednesday May 15
Heavy use of pain pills increases risk for erectile dysfunction
Men taking prescription pain pills in high doses and over long periods of time are more likely to experience erectile dysfunction , according to new research.
Fri May 10, 2013
Investments in Pain Grants Must Be a Top U.S. Health Care Priority
NEW ORLEANS, May 10, 2013 - Federal funding for pain research remains at disproportionately low levels despite overwhelming evidence that untreated and undertreated chronic pain is costing the nation more than $600 billion a year in medical costs and lost work time, and is expected to soar even higher as the population continues to age, according ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is a complementary medical practice that entails stimulating certain points on the body, most often with a needle penetrating the skin, to alleviate pain or to treat various diseases.
Murfreesboro Doctor Helps with First of Its Kind Procedure to End Pain
Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and SurgiCenter became the first practice in Tennessee to implant a next generation spinal cord stimulator called Precision Spectra designed to provide pain relief to a wide range of chronic pain patients.
Wed May 08, 2013
Vireo Systems Release: AminoActiv® Lessens the Economic Burden ...
Vireo Systems Release: AminoActiv® Lessens the Economic Burden of Diabetes, While Offering Equal or Better Pain Relief and Fewer Side Effects Than NSAIDs .
Tue May 07, 2013
BioDelivery Sciences to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Conference
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. announced that Dr. Mark A. Sirgo, President and Chief Executive Officer of BDSI, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Health Care Conference.
Fri May 03, 2013
Lake Elsinore Valley News
The basics of pain management
MURRIETA Roughly 100 million Americans are victims of chronic pain, which is more than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined.
Wed May 01, 2013
WGNS, Murfreesboro Radio
Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and SurgiCenter, an independently owned physician clinic with more than 20 different specialties, became the first practice in Tennessee to implant a next generation spinal cord stimulator called Precision Spectra designed to provide pain relief to a wide range of chronic pain patients.
What parent hasn't had to call a child's name more than once to get his attention? Or wondered how she can still be "bouncing off the walls" at the end of a long, tiring day.
Don't People In Chronic Pain Have Enough To Deal With?
Chronic pain is part of the human condition. Our backs didn't have enough evolutionary time to make the full engineering adjustment to upright posture- so low back pain is endemic.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Losing weight can dramatically improve your emotional and physical health, but it's often a slow process.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Homer Physical Therapy marks 10th anniversary
On May 1, 2003, when Sallie Rediske started Homer Physical Therapy in a rented space on Pioneer Avenue in what's now Refuge Chapel, she took a lunch break and walked across the street to another new business that also opened May 1, 2003, Cosmic Kitchen.
Many U.S. military veterans like retired Air Force Technical Sergeant David Masters of Omaha, Neb.
FDA approves new oral drug to relieve constipation from opioid painkillers
Long-term care residents who experience constipation from taking opioids to manage chronic pain may benefit from Amitiza, an oral drug recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
The Des Moines Register
Grundy Center Doctor to close practice after methadone case
A Grundy Center doctor plans to close his practice after state regulators ordered him to pay a fine and serve probation over allegations that he loosely prescribed painkilling medicine and inappropriately performed a breast exam on a teenager.
Applied Clinical Trials
Convergence Pharmaceuticals Announces Start of Phase II Study for...
Convergence Pharmaceuticals Announces Start of Phase II Study for Cav2.2 Selective Blocker, CNV2197944 in Pain Associated with Post-Herpetic Neuralgia Convergence Pharmaceuticals Limited , the company focused on the development of novel and high value analgesic medicines for the treatment of chronic pain, today announces that it has started a Phase ... (more)
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Medications For Post-Amputation Pain
This can be devastating to a patient who is faced with the physical, mental, social, and vocational loss following an upper or lower extremity amputation.
Science, Industry and Business
Calcium in the nucleus renders neurons chronically sensitive to pain
Stronger networking of neurons in the spinal cord promotes pain memory: Researchers at Heidelberg University Hospital and Heidelberg University Hospital publish findings in Neuron More networking than is needed: During long-term pain, calcium in the nucleus of neurons ensures that they establish more contacts to other pain-conducting neurons.