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2013-12-06 15:03:36

Women with moderate to severe menstrual cramps may find relief in a class of erectile dysfunction drugs, according to a team of researchers led by Penn State College of Medicines Richard Legro. Primary dysmenorrhea, also called PD, is the most common cause of pelvic pain in women. The current treatment is non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen. However, ibuprofen does not work well for all women, and can be associated with ulcers and kidney damage when used chronically as...

2013-11-22 23:20:50

Smartpatch is the world’s first and only approved percutaneous PNS system for the treatment of chronic shoulder pain. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 The Smartpatch percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) system has received regulatory approval for the treatment of chronic shoulder pain in Australia. Regulatory approval was granted by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), the Australian Government agency responsible for regulating medical devices. NDI Medical...

2013-11-10 23:02:55

Dr. Sean P. Mahoney, a spine pain specialist with offices in the Burlington and Waitsfield, VT areas, recently expanded his chronic and severe back pain and sciatica relief treatment programs. Dr. Mahoney’s most recent treatment additions offer pain sufferers more options to avoid spinal surgery and other invasive pain management treatments. Burlington, VT (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 Dr. Sean Mahoney’s Burlington and Waitsfield, VT area Chiropractic Relief Centers have recently added to...

2013-11-10 23:00:18

In service to those coming out of the battlefields, the President and Chief of Research of Topical BioMedics and developer of Topricin Pain Relief and Healing Cream seeks to heal those who valiantly serve the nation. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 In 1985, Lou Paradise – President and Chief of Research of Topical BioMedics, Inc., the developer of Topricin Pain Relief and Healing Cream – found himself in pain... Riddled with severe bilateral Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). The...

2013-10-30 23:22:26

Dr. Reza Ghorbani, of the Advanced Pain Medicine Institute and Truceuticals Inc. releases new book, “Secrets to a Pain-Free Life”; explains why the US Food and Drug Administration’s move to limit the abuse of some widely prescribed prescription painkillers should be welcomed. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 In an effort to control chronic pain, doctors and patients have become increasingly reliant on these drugs. Now, the FDA wants to tighten controls on a type of medicine...

2013-10-29 23:34:53

Significant reduction of persistent, difficult-to-treat pelvic and interstitial cystitis pain using a new therapeutic wearable ultrasound device was found at long-term follow-up, extending earlier findings in patients with chronic pelvic, bladder, genital, bowel and musculoskeletal pain. The study by the International Adhesions Society has been accepted for presentation at the prestigious AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology in Washington, DC Nov 13, 2013. Dallas, TX...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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