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HOUSTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 116 million people in pain. There are 4,000 pain specialists. That's 29,000 patients per pain specialist.
ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 116 million people in pain. There are 4,000 pain specialists. That's 29,000 patients per pain specialist.
A new study has found hyperalgesia may be a contributor to increased pain sensitivity in fibromyalgia patients.
Peripheral or central nerve injury often leads to neuropathic pain, a chronic condition that can manifest behaviorally as spontaneous pain, hyperalgesia and allodynia, and which also results in neurological dysfunction.
PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, today announced that Day 3, Friday, September 6, of the 2013 conference will be designated Opioid Safety Day.
Surgical patients who demonstrated heightened pain sensitivity, or hyperalgesia, induced by high doses of a synthetic opioid had their symptoms alleviated by co-treatment with dexmedetomidine.
While morphine is typically used by doctors to relieve pain, it can inexplicably have the opposite effect on some patients. Now, a team of researchers is close to pinpointing the biological causes of the phenomenon known as morphine-induced pain hypersensitivity.
An orphan drug originally used for HIV treatment has been found to short-circuit the process that results in additional sensitivity and pain from opioid use.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results from a new study offers insight into the brain's circuitry involved in stress-induced hyperalgesia (SIH), which may help lead to a better understanding of the development and maintenance of chronic pain states in patients suffering with conditions such as post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), fibromyalgia and neuropathic pain.
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