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Neck Injection Helps Severe Hot Flashes
2013-11-01 09:06:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Women may be able to reduce the severity of hot flashes by as much as 50 percent with a quick injection to the neck of local anesthesia, according to a new study from Northwestern University. "We think we are resetting the thermostat in women who are experiencing moderate to very severe hot flashes without using hormonal therapies," said David Walega, MD, chief of the Division of Pain Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and...

2013-09-18 13:06:06

Johns Hopkins analysis suggests saline shots may do just as well New research from Johns Hopkins suggests that it may not be the steroids in spinal shots that provide relief from lower back pain, but the mere introduction of any of a number of fluids, such as anesthetics and saline, to the space around the spinal cord. For decades, epidural steroid injections have been the most common nonsurgical treatment for lower back pain even though extensive research shows mixed results....

2013-08-14 23:17:40

Precise Care offers new treatment for effective relief from chronic headaches and migraines. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Precise Care recently became the first practice to offer sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) block as a treatment for patients who suffer from chronic migraine headaches, cluster headaches, and chronic daily headaches. The treatment also may have a beneficial effect on moods, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. “The development of a new soft catheter...

2013-07-31 23:03:54

Failed back surgery isn’t simple to explain. You can blame it on the complexity of the task—the spine, after all, comprises a jumble of bony vertebrae and joints, shock-absorbing discs and nerve bundles and is utterly essential for normal functioning. West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Failed back surgery isn't simple to explain. You can blame it on the complexity of the task—the spine, after all, comprises a jumble of bony vertebrae and joints, shock-absorbing discs and...

2013-05-14 23:04:39

The surgeons of Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates (http://www.lacolon.com) are now offering Exparel®, an advance in anesthesia and postoperative pain control, for use in local anesthesia during anorectal operations. Also known as microsomal bupivicaine, Exparel® lengthens the duration of local anesthesia for up to 72 hours following anorectal surgery. BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Los Angeles Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates is pleased to be able...

2013-03-11 23:03:01

Advanced Pain Pump Technology Now Available to Help Relieve Pain for North Texas Foot & Ankle Patients Irving, Texas (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 The leading Irving Podiatrists at North Texas Foot & Ankle´s leading Irving Podiatrists are proud to announce that they are able to provide patients with an innovative choice for managing post-operative pain, delivering pain relief without the traditional side effects associated with the use of narcotics. The ON-Q® PainBuster®...

Anesthesia More Similar To Sleep Than Originally Understood
2012-10-26 15:07:30

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Close your eyes, inhale slowly, and then exhale. Lie back and feel your body slowly relax as you melt into the cushion. Everything fades away as darkness slowly takes over and a feeling of peace passes over. For those who love sleep, the aforementioned sentiments might seem familiar. They might even seem familiar to those who have been anesthetized for surgery, where the brain turns off and tunes into sleep mode. In...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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