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2013-01-02 05:02:57

A complimentary, downloadable, comprehensive pain diary, designed for patients suffering from chronic pelvic pain, Interstitial Cystitis (IC), Endometriosis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) has been released by KevMed, a company dedicated to the relief of these conditions. The KevMed Pelvic Pain Diary represents an important advance in empowering patients by allowing them to monitor and take charge of their condition, and helping them to communicate efficiently, effectively and...

2012-12-28 05:02:14

Dr. Tracy Wimbush, a Harvard trained Pain Management Specialist, joins Pain Care, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia. Stockbridge, Georgia (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 Pain Care, LLC, the award-winning spine care and pain management practice in Atlanta, GA, announces the addition of Dr. Tracy Wimbush to its growing staff of Pain Management Specialists. Dr. Tracy Wimbush is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania then attended the University of...

2012-12-27 05:02:25

Author Debra S. Cole provides coping strategies, advice and inspiration in new nonfiction AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 In her new nonfiction, “Pain Management Solutions: Managing Pain in Stages” (published by iUniverse), author Debra S. Cole presents a holistic, five-stage process to help patients through their journey of pain management. “According to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies (IMNC) 116 million Americans suffer from and with chronic...

2012-12-27 05:01:14

Revolutionary topical pain relief formula works instantly, with or without ultrasound. Monterey, CA (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 ProloGel, the first topical pain relief of its kind, announces it is now available to consumers for purchase online, and in offices nationwide. This solution relies on a time-tested procedure, where a solution is introduced to an injury site, stimulating the body´s own healing mechanism, and providing relief from chronic pain. ProloGel was developed by Howard...

Chronic Pain May One Day Be Treated By Blood Pressure Dogs
2012-12-22 07:45:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Medications currently used to treat high blood pressure may someday also be used to help those suffering from chronic pain, an international team of researchers has discovered. Experts from King's College London, pharmaceutical company Pfizer, genomics research firm BGI, and other organizations joined forces on a study seeking new insights about the treatment of chronic pain, which they define as symptoms of discomfort or agony...

2012-12-19 05:03:05

Life Control Software, Inc., a leading provider of smartphone software for chronic pain management, was recognized for its popular Android app, Manage My Pain. Manage My Pain was the only recipient of a Web Health Award in the Chronic Disease Management category. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 Life Control Software was recognized with an award for its popular Android app, Manage My Pain at 14th annual Web Health Awards(SM) program. “We are honoured to have been selected...

2012-12-12 15:44:23

The sweet taste of sugar may provide some comfort for babies during immunizations, according to a new Cochrane systematic review. Researchers found babies did not cry for as long if they were given drops of sugar solution before injections. Between birth and 18 months, babies may have as many as 15 injections. It is not certain whether babies feel pain in the same way as older children and adults, or whether they are simply unable to express it. Recent evidence has proven they do feel pain...

2012-12-10 04:21:36

MELBOURNE, Australia, December 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spinifex Pharmaceuticals, an Australian pain drug development company, today announces that the first patients have been treated in its Phase 2 study of EMA401 in Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN), a painful and debilitating condition that develops in some patients receiving cancer chemotherapy. The study is an open label biomarker study being conducted at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK. The trial...

2012-12-08 05:00:33

Chronic Pelvic Pain (CPP) in women is common and can be treated with non-narcotic compounded medications. University Compounding Pharmacy in Troy, Michigan has a number of topical and vaginal creams to help women with their CPP condition. (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Chronic Pelvic Pain (CPP) in women can be debilitating. For many women, oral narcotic therapy may be the only option that offers the patient any relief. Unfortunately, chronic narcotic therapy can have intolerable side effects...

2012-12-07 04:21:02

NATICK, Mass., Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received CE Mark approval and has begun the European market launch of the Precision Spectra(TM) Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) System. The Precision Spectra System is the world's first and only SCS system with 32 contacts and 32 dedicated power sources and is designed to provide improved pain relief to a wide range of patients who suffer from chronic pain. The first commercial implant of the Precision...