Opioid Prescriptions Linked to Obesity

Two new studies from Boston University School of Public Health shed light on the relationship between obesity and the use of prescription opioids in the United States. The studies are published in American Journal of Pre...
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Depression, Obesity, Chronic Pain Could be Treated by Targeting the Same Key Protein

Major depression, obesity and chronic pain are all linked to the effects of one protein, called FKBP51. Researchers have now developed a highly selective compound that can effectively block FKBP51 in mice, relieving chronic pain and having positive effects on diet-induced obesity and mood. 

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The AAPM Annual Meeting offers education and networking opportunities for all members of the pain care team.

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