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2013-04-15 23:03:11

Progressive Medical to use Millennium UDT to help address increase in prescription opioid use among workers´ compensation populations. San Diego and Westerville, Ohio (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 Millennium Laboratories, the leading research-based, clinical diagnostic company dedicated to improving the lives of people with chronic pain and/or addiction, and Progressive Medical, Inc., a leading workers´ compensation pharmacy benefit manager, today announced a collaboration for servicing...

2013-04-15 14:19:21

Minimally invasive cryoneurolysis alleviates chronic pain Using a tiny ball of ice, a minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment called cryoneurolysis safely short circuits chronic pain caused by nerve damage, according to data being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans. "Cryoneurolysis could have big implications for the millions of people who suffer from neuralgia, which can be unbearable and is very difficult...

2013-04-12 12:58:13

Returning veterans with major limb injuries Veterans who sustained major limb injuries during combat reported little improvement in symptoms of depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health problems up to 2 years post injury, according to research presented today. In contrast, pain showed the most improvement 3-6 months after acute hospitalization, and then leveled off after 1 year. The investigative team, led by Rollin M. Gallagher, MD, MPH, reported...

Brain Imaging May Provide First Objective Measure Of Pain
2013-04-11 12:28:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Physicians are often concerned about pain their patients may be experiencing, but without a way to quantify it, the experience of pain can be somewhat subjective and abstract. According to a new report in The New England Journal of Medicine, a group of American researchers has set out to determine how much pain a person is experiencing by looking at the brain´s reaction to it. Using Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI),...

2013-04-09 23:19:33

On April 3, 2013, OpiateCureBlog.com launched a public forum allowing former patients of retired physician Dr. Robert T. Cochran, the ability to communicate with one another. The goal of the forum is to help former patients of Dr. Cochran to find replacement care and new treatments for chronic pain and bipolar disorder. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 On April 3, 2013, OpiateCureBlog.com launched a public forum allowing former patients of retired physician Dr. Robert T. Cochran, the...


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