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2012-10-30 11:26:08

PHOENIX, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Holistic pain management seeks to find treatment options to manage and treat pain in a way that works with the physiology of the body rather than against it. One very basic example of this is through identifying vitamin and nutrient deficiencies. Vitamin D is a vitamin that has large implications for treating chronic pain. In this article we will explore the role of vitamin D and how it can be used for holistic pain management. Vitamin D has...

2012-10-15 07:29:52

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) today announced that preclinical data for NKTR-171, a new investigational drug candidate to treat neuropathic pain, was presented at the 41(st) Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience: Neuroscience 2012. NKTR-171 is a novel sodium channel blocker designed to act in the periphery in order to treat neuropathic pain while avoiding the serious central nervous system (CNS) side effects associated with current...

2012-10-05 23:00:08

Viscos LLC, the maker of Play Again, a premium, patented, oral liquid solution for the relief of joint pain and discomfort due to arthritis and fibromyalgia, has named Play Again user and professional football player, Dallas Clark, as its first Brand Ambassador. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 Viscos LLC, the maker of the joint solution, Play Again, has announced today that it has named professional football player, Dallas Clark, as the first Play Again Brand Ambassador....

2012-09-21 06:26:32

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In alignment with Chronic Pain Awareness Month, Mediaplanet today publishes a Chronic Pain Awareness report within select markets of USA Today in order to keep the topic at the forefront of readers' minds and inspire awareness year-round. The report will be distributed to over one million readers within the weekend edition of USA Today with the support of the American Chronic Pain Association, Purdue Pharma, L.P., American Association of Nurse...

2012-09-19 02:30:38

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- There's no doubt as to the revolutionary nature of the Myoguide(TM) Needle EMG Guided Injection System. This breakthrough technology, developed by Canada's Intronix Technologies (http://www.intronixtech.com), is now giving practitioners a powerfully superior, much safer way to deliver targeted injections of Botox®, and other medication, for myofascial pain, spasticity, fibromyalgia and even cosmetics. Yet the benefits of the Myoguide(TM) System just...

2012-09-07 02:24:06

VICTORIA, British Columbia, Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Annie Hopper, limbic system rehabilitation specialist, writer, keynote speaker and founder of The Dynamic Neural Retraining System(TM) (DNRS), announced today she will conduct neuroplasticity-based patient education and training programs in the U.S. and Canada during the following dates in 2012: October 5-7 - Toronto, ON October 11-13 - Northampton, MA November 9-11 - Santa Fe, NM December 7-9 - Kelowna, BC The three-day DNRS...

2012-08-30 23:04:05

Web Expo will feature moderated chats on chronic pain, many other topics Sept. 27 Belleville, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 Allsup, a nationwide provider of services for people with disabilities, the Invisible Disabilities Association (IDA) and the National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA) will host a moderated chat titled, “Is chronic pain a disability?” during the Allsup True Help® Disability Web Expo. The chat is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 27, at 1:45...

2012-08-18 23:01:31

RealTimeRemedies has launched a new informational review on the natural supplement Anatrin. This new report on the Fibromyalgia product will help the many people suffering with this ailment understand how the supplement works and what benefits it carries. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) August 18, 2012 RealTimeRemedies has launched a new review on the all natural treatment Anatrin, so the millions of people across the globe who suffer from Fibromyalgia can learn the truth about this supplement and how...

2012-08-16 02:24:53

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nectid, Inc. (www.nectid.com), a Princeton based pharmaceutical product development company focused on discovering and developing novel drugs, announced initiating clinical development of agomelatine for autism and pain indications in the United States. Agomelatine is a melatonergic agonist (MT(1) and MT(2) receptors) and 5-HT2C antagonist and is approved for the treatment of major depressive disorder in Europe, Australia and in several...

2012-08-13 14:48:54

A sedentary lifestyle is a common cause of obesity and excessive body weight and fat in turn are considered catalysts for diabetes, high blood pressure, joint damage and other serious health problems. But what if lack of exercise itself were treated as a medical condition? Mayo Clinic physiologist Michael Joyner, M.D. (http://mayoresearch.mayo.edu/mayo/research/staff/joyner_mj.cfm), argues that it should be. His commentary is published this month in The Journal of Physiology...