AAPM longtime member David Nagel, MD , spoke to the New Hampshire Medical Society about unintended consequence of the battle against the opioid epidemic, and the negative impact on chronic pain patients. Full story .
This article describes the current consensus proposal by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) and the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM) for a specific set of FPs of chronic pain, which will have to be empirically validated in a next step. Read the abstract .
A team of researchers from Purdue University discovered that two peptides, which are naturally metabolic products of Rubisco, a large protein found in many plants like spinach, may aid in the development of new medications for people dealing with addictions. Full story .