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Mechanisms In Chronic Itching Unraveled
2013-10-15 12:32:39

Washington University School of Medicine Anyone who has suffered through sleepless nights due to uncontrollable itching knows that not all itching is the same. New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis explains why. Working in mice, the scientists have shown that chronic itching, which can occur in many medical conditions, from eczema and psoriasis to kidney failure and liver disease, is different from the fleeting urge to scratch a mosquito bite. That's...

2013-10-11 23:24:22

Dr. Sean P. Mahoney, a Burlington, VT herniated disc and spine specialist, has again expanded his non-surgical Severe Back, Sciatica and Herniated Disc Pain Relief Treatment Programs. Dr Mahoney's newest treatments at his Advanced Spine Disc Joint Center offer relief of chronic and severe pain without drugs, steroid injections or surgery, Burlington, VT (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Dr. Sean Mahoney’s Advanced Spine Disc Joint Center in the Burlington, VT area recently added enhanced...

2013-10-08 23:33:45

Core Products, proudly made in the USA, announces their participation in Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week. The pain relief experts at Core Products are hoping to raise awareness for the movement that is promoting advances in treatment, prevention and disease management. (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Core Products International will be participating in Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week. This October, the pain relief experts at Core Products have extended an invitation...

Study Indicates Triathletes Feel Less Pain Than Other Athletes
2013-10-07 19:38:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Triathletes can conquer long distances either on foot, in the water, or on a bike, but what helps these super-athletes endure more than most? Researchers at Tel Aviv University discovered that triathletes actually feel less pain than the rest of us, helping them to go the distance. "In our study, triathletes rated pain lower in intensity, tolerated it longer, and inhibited it better than individuals in a control group," Professor...

2013-10-03 23:33:09

Integration of Eastern and Western Medicine May Yield Results (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Each year, millions of Americans are affected by chronic pain. This pain can be the result of many differing catalysts, such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, or a lingering injury. The vast majority of those who suffer from these pains have very few options for treatment, leading to situations in which they manage the pain through pharmaceuticals. While this method has proven to be effective if properly...

2013-10-02 10:27:47

In a group of patients who took chronic opioids for noncancer pain and who underwent bariatric surgery, there was greater chronic use of opioids after surgery compared with before, findings that suggest the need for proactive management of chronic pain in these patients after surgery, according to a study in the October 2 issue of JAMA. "Bariatric surgery is used to treat obesity, as well as its comorbid conditions such as cardiovascular and metabolic diseases and chronic pain. Bariatric...


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