Scrambler Therapy for the Reduction of Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathic Pain

This trial studies how well scrambler therapy works in reducing chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain in patients with cancer. Scrambler therapy is a type of treatment that uses electrodes placed on the skin. Electricity...
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Preemptive Pain Management Program Is Associated with Reduction of Opioid Prescriptions After Benign Minimally Invasive Foregut Surgery

The opioid crisis is partly due to opioids prescribed after elective surgery. This study sought to determine if a preemptive pain-management program would be associated with opioid-free discharge after benign foregut surgery.

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Neural and Sociocultural Mediators of Ethnic Differences in Pain

Understanding ethnic differences in pain is important for addressing disparities in pain care. A common belief is that African Americans are hyposensitive to pain compared to Whites, but African Americans show increased ...
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New Hope to Reduce Bladder Pain

The latest research led by Flinders University has now identified a link between UTI and bladder pain – caused by the immune system's fight against the infection. The research suggests this could be a leading cause of ch...
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Lilly's REYVOW™ (lasmiditan) C-V, the First and Only Medicine in a New Class of Acute Treatment for Migraine (ditan), Now Available for Prescription

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‘Impressed with Impact' of Ketamine in Cancer Palliative Care

Toronto psychiatrist Madeline Li, MD, PhD, is running the only registered study to investigate ketamine specifically for the treatment of depression in cancer patients. 

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Pain Treatment Using Human Stem Cells a Success

Human stem cells and "pain-killing neurons" have successfully relieved chronic pain in mice. The breakthrough method may be tested on human patients suffering untreatable pain within five years. 

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U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, MD MPH, to Discuss Pain Management and the Opioid Crisis During AAPM 2020

January 29, 2020, CHICAGO – The American Academy of Pain Medicine Program Committee is excited to announce that U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, MD MPH, will deliver a keynote address about the imp...
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AAPM Leaders Presenting at NANS on January 25

The AAPM session during NANS' Annual Meeting will cover the latest medical, behavioral, and regenerative medicine approaches to help optimize neuromodulation outcomes. Session presenters include Charles Argoff, MD; Jiang...
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Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Could Offer More Effective Pain Relief Than Opioids

Findings from a recent study published in Nature Nanotechnology , showed that the nanoparticles were actually more effective than opioids in models of acute pain, chronic inflammatory pain, and neuropathic pain. Full sto...
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