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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...

2013-04-05 11:48:16

Study Highlights: -Chronic or persistent pain is a common complication of clot-caused strokes. -Pain may occur even when a stroke is of mild or moderate severity, and may not begin until months later. -Stroke patients who develop chronic pain are more likely to have physical and cognitive decline. Chronic or persistent pain is a common – and likely under-recognized – complication of ischemic strokes (caused by a blocked blood vessel) according to new research in the...


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