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Overdoses on Painkillers Decreased in States With Medical Marijuana
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Fri Aug 29, 2014
Marine Corps Times
Expert: Move pain management into 21st century
In truth, untreated chronic pain can stress the heart, decrease lung function, dampen appetite and cause a host of psychological issues like depression, anxiety, sleep disturbances and social isolation.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Weed Could Help Stop Painkiller Overdose Epidemic
With people abusing opioid-based drugs cross the country, a new study published by the Jama Internal Medicine suggests a safer alternative.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
New York Daily News
States allowing medical marijuana have lower opioid death rates: study
States that have laws permitting medical marijuana also have fewer opioid overdose deaths, though researchers aren't entirely sure why, according to a new multidisciplinary study in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
State Medical Marijuana Laws Linked to Lower Prescription Overdose Deaths
In states where it is legal to use medical marijuana to manage chronic pain and other conditions, the annual number of deaths from prescription drug overdose is 25 percent lower than in states where medical marijuana remains illegal, new research suggests.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Nevro Announces Issuance of Key European & Australian Patents for Innovative Chronic Pain Treatment
European Patent No. EP 2630984 B1, titled Multi-Frequency Neural Treatments and Associated Systems, and Australian Patent No.
The Record: Drug restrictions
PRESCRIPTION DRUG abuse involves a multitude of challenges, so law and health officials can't shy away from taking on one problem area just because it won't completely solve the issue.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Nutra Pharma Provides Nyloxin(R) Marketing Updates
Nutra Pharma previously announced a commercial campaign that began at the end of June 2014.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
What is dry needling and what is it used for?
You may have already heard the term dry needling. This is a type of treatment that originated in the 1950's as a result of research performed by none other than the medical doctor that would eventually become President Kennedy's personal physician, Dr. Janet Travell.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Researchers determine safety and effectiveness of neurostimulation to treat chronic pain
Chronic pain, which persists despite the fact that an injury has healed, can last for many months or years and may affect up to 15 percent of the adult population at any point in time.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Experts Issue Comprehensive Guidance on the Use of Neurostimulation in Chronic Pain
Reflecting groundbreaking international consensus regarding a group of rapidly evolving medical interventions for chronic pain, the International Neuromodulation Society announced it will soon publish the first peer-reviewed comprehensive expert guidance on the appropriate use of neurostimulation for pain.
How Anesthesiologists Treat Pain
While most of us are familiar with the role of the anesthesiologist as the doctor who is responsible for sedating you before surgery or other medical procedures, they are also pain management doctors who help those with chronic pain get relief.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
iCTX-Type: A Sequence-Based Predictor for Identifying the Types of...
Conotoxins are small disulfide-rich neurotoxic peptides, which can bind to ion channels with very high specificity and modulate their activities.
BioDelivery Sciences reports narrower loss in Q2
BioDelivery Sciences International reported a narrower loss in the second quarter as the Raleigh company's revenue surged 400 percent.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Lidocaine Injection May Help Treat Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests
People with fibromyalgia complain of chronic pain throughout their body as well as an increased sensitivity to pain.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Medical News Today
Painkiller reduces hypersensitivity to pain in patients with fibromyalgia
Patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia complain of chronic pain throughout their bodies, but often doctors have difficulty detecting what causes the pain, and therefore, how to treat it.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Understanding chronic pain's link to depression
Chronic pain, defined as disabling pain that persists despite attempts at treatment and often without obvious cause, has become a serious challenge for health professionals.