Treatment for Chronic Neuropathic Pain Gets to Brain via Novel Route

The new, minimally invasive procedure developed by University at Buffalo researchers utilizes delivery of an antibody that targets and thus blocks the pro-inflammatory protein called tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF), sp...
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Fighting Opioid Addiction and Chronic Pain Through Psychology

  AAPM members Magdalena Anitescu, MD, PhD, Madhuri Are, MD, Samer Narouze, MD, PhD , and Dennis J Patin, MD , are featured in this U.S. News and World Reports article: A Patient's Guide to Pain Management. Full sto...
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Reducing Pain Patients' Opioid Doses an Ongoing Challenge

  AAPM member Beth Darnall, PhD , recently spoke at the annual meeting of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute about tapering opioids and the EMPOWER (Effective Management of Pain and Opioid-Free Ways to...
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New DoD Pain Rating Scale Will Help Military Doctors Assess Patients' Misery

AAPM member Chester "Trip" Buckenmaier III, MD , comments on the DoD's new pain rating scale that bears the familiar 0-10 numbers, smiley and frowny faces and green, amber and red stoplight colors meant to signal a patie...
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eMindful Introduces Mindfulness Program for Chronic Pain

  eMindful , a leading provider of purpose-driven mindfulness solutions that improve health and productivity and lower healthcare costs, today announced the launch of its program for people with chronic pain. The pr...
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Innovative Technique Uses Neuro-Response Testing to Resolve Chronic Pain

In Boulder, Colorado, athletes and older adults suffering from chronic pain have been praising a new healing modality called the "Square 1 System." Nile Bratcher, movement coach and rehabilitation professional who specia...
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Opportunity for Input to CMS Action Plan on Pain Management and SUD ends October 11

CMS has issued a Request for Information (RFI) required by the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act (SUPPORT Act) asking for public comment on way...
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A New Model to Reach Vulnerable Older Adults With Pain Self-Management Support

Study Description: Brief Summary: Learning chronic pain self-management skills can help patients improve daily functioning and quality of life, while avoiding risks associated with opioids and other pharmacological treat...
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NIH to Investigate Minor Cannabinoids and Terpenes for Potential Pain-Relieving Properties

Nine new research awards totaling approximately $3 million will investigate the potential pain-relieving properties and mechanisms of actions of the diverse phytochemicals in cannabis, including both minor cannabinoids a...
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NABP Launches New Consumer Website

NABP announces the launch of safe.pharmacy as an NABP-branded site featuring consumer-oriented information. Consumers will find information on how to use medication safely, find permanent drug disposal locations, prevent...
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