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Latest Neuropathic pain Stories

2014-04-18 12:30:44

Scientists have identified new pain relief targets that could be used to provide relief from chemotherapy-induced pain. BBSRC-funded researchers at King's College London made the discovery when researching how pain occurs in nerves in the periphery of the body. Dr Marzia Malcangio said: "We have been investigating and identifying mechanisms underlying pain generation and our findings could help chemotherapy patients who suffer pain related side effects." One potential side effect of...

2014-04-12 23:02:07

Topical pain relief creams such as Lidocream, Ketocream, Indocream, and Gabacream are introduced and described. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Well-known compounding pharmacist and entrepreneur in Beverly Hills, Dr. Hootan Melamed, has introduced a range of proven and effective formulated creams that are designed to provide relief from inflammation and pain. In many cases, mass produced medications may not be able to provide adequate relief or may cause side effects in certain...

2014-04-03 08:28:55

Product has fast track designation by FDA RALEIGH, N.C., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDSI) announced today the enrollment of the first patient in the RHAPSODY Study, a Phase 3 clinical trial of Clonidine Topical Gel for the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy. The Phase 3 trial is a multicenter, randomized, double blind, placebo controlled study to determine the efficacy and safety of Clonidine Topical Gel in the treatment...

2014-03-28 12:26:21

DUBLIN, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qx6h7s/investigation) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Pregabalin Market, 2009-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qx6h7s/investigation ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Neuropathic pain is caused by damage or pathological changes of nervous system. Its...

2014-03-27 12:30:18

Non-invasive Approach Avoids the Harmful, Adverse Side Effects and Addictive Properties Linked to Narcotic Painkillers IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients living with chronic neuropathic and oncologic pain in the Idaho Falls region can now count on a new arsenal in the fight against these conditions. The medical team at East Idaho Interventional Pain Center is now offering a non-invasive approach to their patients with the addition of the Calmare(®) Pain Therapy...

2014-03-13 23:29:22

Peripheral neuropathy can cause severe amounts of pain for diabetic patients. A local medical office in Charleston is offering a new therapy for foot neuropathy pain. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Recent numbers by the American Diabetes Association show that over 25 million Americans suffer from diabetes. Peripheral neuropathy pain in diabetes is one of the most common symptoms to arrive from this condition. Neuropathy pain is a chronic inflammation to a nerve outside of the...

2014-03-11 23:33:37

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Reports on China Sildenafil and Pregabalin Market to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 There are hundreds of millions of males suffering from sexual dysfunction in the world, of which over 50 million are in China. Statistics indicates that more than 60% of males aged above 35 in China have sexual dysfunction of different degrees. About 50% of the causes of erectile dysfunction are organic, and 30% are psychological while 20% of them...

2014-03-07 16:22:43

PHOENIX, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not only are neuropathic pain symptoms quite common in knee osteoarthritis (OA), but scientists can predict who will respond to treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by assessing the nervous system's own capacity to regulate pain, new research suggests. Patients whose tests had indicated superior conditioned pain modulation (CPM) had less pain and fewer neuropathic symptoms at study's end, in results reported in...

2014-03-07 16:22:40

PHOENIX, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have demonstrated that conditioned pain modulation (CPM), a measure of the brain's ability to regulate pain, decreases activity in the human spinal cord as visible via functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). "This study confirmed our hypothesis that CPM results in significant reductions in spinal dorsal horn activity in humans," said lead study author Ian Mackey, of Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. The...

2014-02-20 14:50:29

Musculoskeletal pain of the bone, joint and muscles is one of the most common reasons for primary care visits in the United States. According to a literature review appearing in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), chronic pain, or pain that persists beyond an expected period of healing, is estimated to affect 100 million Americans. The majority of chronic pain complaints concern the musculoskeletal system, but they also include headaches...