Source: Canadian Glycomics Network
GlycoNet-funded research is testing the safety and efficacy of a glycoside, called arbutin, which is extracted from the bearberry plant. The molecule has shown a remarkable ability to break up kidney stones in pre-clinical studies.
Source: University of Kent, U.K.
A new study of injured athletes carried out by the University found they can benefit from using mindfulness as part of the sport rehabilitation process to improve their pain tolerance and awareness.
Source: Academic Emergency Medicine
Abstract: Background: Opioids are commonly prescribed in the emergency department (ED) for the treatment of acute pain. Analgesic alternatives are being explored in response to an epidemic of opioid misuse. Low-dose ketamine (LDK) is one opioid alternative for the treatment of acute pain in the ED.
American Academy of Pain Medicine