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2014-04-21 13:47:39

Researchers may have identified key genes linked to why some people have a higher tolerance for pain than others, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. "Our study is quite significant because it provides an objective way to understand pain and why different individuals have different pain tolerance levels," said study author Tobore Onojjighofia, MD, MPH, with Proove...

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...

2014-04-16 08:32:54

ORANGE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shalini Shah MD, director of pediatric pain management in the UC Irvine Health Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, is the only specialist in Southern California fellowship-trained to treat children suffering from chronic pain. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140415/74156 Shah provides much needed relief to children facing cancer in need of interventional pain treatment and palliative care at the...

2014-04-15 23:11:56

Thousands of Americans suffer from low back and sciatic pain. Now, a local medical office is offering a cutting edge therapy for low back pain and sciatic pain sufferers. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Recent reports by the American Medical Association show that over 80% of Americans will suffer low back pain at least once in their lives. Oftentimes, low back and sciatic pain can happen as a result of vertebral disc herniations or bulges. Until now, disc herniations could only...

2014-04-11 23:03:30

ExcelHealth launches it's new pain relieving TENS device now available to consumers without a Doctor’s prescription. Billings, MT (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 ExcelHealth Inc. announced today its new dual channel electrotherapy TENS Device for relief of muscle and joint pain. The iReliev Pain Management System (ET-1313) is FDA approved and now available to consumers without a prescription. The medical community has for over 30 years recommend their patients use a TENS unit for minor and...

2014-04-11 12:23:53

Dr. Sham Vengurlekar uses minimally invasive spine surgery to target the actual source of pain in his patients rather than using alternative methods to dull or block out the pain. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chronic back pain is something that can stick with someone for many years, if not the rest of their life. But the top pain management doctor in Scottsdale, Dr. Sham Vengurlekar, has a solution to fix it. Photo -...

2014-04-10 23:31:29

Superior Magnetics for Pain Free Living released a new 5200 Gauss rare earth magnetic bracelet for pain relief in seconds. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Pain Free Living (web: http://www.SuperiorMagnetics.com) has released a new magnetic bracelet for pain relief with 5200 Gauss neodymium rare earth magnets for pain relief in seconds. Pain Free Living is the developer of Superior Magnetic Bracelets for arthritis. The Superior Magnetic Bracelet is so strong customers report pain...

2014-04-04 23:40:31

Introducing the first issue of Healing Education, a magazine that combines insights from health and wellness professionals and researchers to give readers a full-body view of pain and its treatments. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 4 Treatment Misconceptions Keeping You In Pain: The world of back pain treatment is difficult to navigate. Pinpointing the cause of pain may be hard, and in some cases it doesn’t happen. Even when a cause is identified, the track record on conventional treatment...

2014-04-03 16:24:32

CHICAGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting (ASRA) (Booth #101) - I-Flow, LLC, a Kimberly-Clark Health Care Company and manufacturer of the ON-Q Pain Relief System (ON-Q), today announced the addition of premium echogenic stimulating Tuohy needles to its ON-Q T-bloc trays, providing additional guidance capabilities for peripheral nerve block placement. ON-Q T-bloc trays and sets include needles, catheters and other pain...

2014-04-01 23:29:24

Dr. Vivek Mehta is the latest addition to the New Jersey Pain Care Center Team. His expertise and experience in spinal treatment and rehabilitation will add an extra level of care and knowledge to the already talented staff at NJPCC. Riverdale, NJ (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 New Jersey Pain Care Center, a leading pain management center serving patients in the Northern and Central NJ areas, is pleased to announce the recent addition of Dr. Vivek Mehta to its already well-celebrated staff. Dr....


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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