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A Pilot Trial of Scrambler Therapy for Pain Associated with Pancreas Cancer (NCT03707444)

Source: ClinicalTrials.gov Read the details .
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Ketamine is a Safe, Effective Alternative to Opioids in Treating Acute Pain in the ED

Source: Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Intravenous, low-dose ketamine (LDK) is as effective as intravenous morphine in the control of acute pain in adults in the emergency department (ED). Full story .
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PIEZO2, a Molecular Target for Treating Clinical Pain

Source: Scripps Research Scientists at Scripps Research have identified the molecule in neurons responsible for tactile allodynia, a protein called PIEZO2. Full story .
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Receipt of Overlapping Opioid and Benzodiazepine Prescriptions Among Veterans Dually Enrolled in Medicare Part D and the Department of Veterans Affairs: A Cross-sectional Study

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Episodic Migraine With and Without Aura: Key Differences and Implications for Pathophysiology, Management, and Assessing Risks

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Coverage of Nonpharmacologic Treatments for Low Back Pain Among US Public and Private Insurers

Source: JAMA Network Open Read the abstract . 
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Fluoroscopically Guided Facet Injections: Comparison of Intra-Articular and Periarticular Steroid and Anesthetic Injection on Immediate and Short-Term Pain Relief

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Lessons in Affect Regulation to Keep Stress and Pain Under Control (LARKSPUR) (NCT03699553)

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Mindfulness to Improve Functional Outcomes in Patients with Fibromyalgia or Central Sensitization (NCT03693274)

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Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease (NCT03692221)

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