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2014-02-06 12:27:58

Several Emerging Therapies are Poised to Provide Improvements in Safety and Tolerability and/or Delivery, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that greater reduction in pain intensity and a greater patient responder rate (measured by the percentage of patients reporting at least 30 percent or at least 50 percent reduction in pain intensity from baseline) are the top two areas of unmet need in painful...

2014-02-05 23:05:01

According to a recent article in USA Today, millions of Americans are suffering from chronic pain, and the condition results in more than $635 billion annually in health care costs. Non-invasive and non-drug methods of treatment such as Synodrin supplements and lotions have been shown to be the most effective method of treatment for chronic pain sufferers. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Doctors and patients are searching for better ways to treat chronic pain. In a recent article in USA Today,...

2014-01-31 23:00:14

Shane Michaels releases a review of OmegaFlex, a joint supplement made from all natural ingredients that is proven to relieve chronic pain and improve flexibility. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 OmegaFlex, an all-natural supplement made from anciently used ingredients that have been proven to drastically reduce joint pain in just seven days has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “Chronic joint pain is a serious issue for millions of...

2014-01-22 12:28:58

Scientists have identified a channel present in many pain detecting sensory neurons that acts as a 'brake', limiting spontaneous pain. It is hoped that the new research, published today [22 January] in the Journal of Neuroscience, will ultimately contribute to new pain relief treatments. Spontaneous pain is ongoing pathological pain that occurs constantly (slow burning pain) or intermittently (sharp shooting pain) without any obvious immediate cause or trigger. The slow burning pain is the...

2014-01-14 08:29:24

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) today announced that the first subjects were dosed in a Phase 1 clinical study for NKTR-171, a new sodium channel blocker being developed as an oral therapy for the treatment of peripheral neuropathic pain. The single-ascending dose Phase 1 clinical study of NKTR-171 will assess its pharmacokinetics, tolerability, and safety in up to 50 healthy subjects. NKTR-171 is a new molecular entity that is...

2014-01-13 16:24:54

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arina Grossu, director of the Center for Human Dignity at the Family Research Council (FRC), released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked Arizona from enforcing a ban on most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy (Arizona H.B. 2036): (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) "The U.S. Supreme Court has placed pain-capable unborn babies and vulnerable women in danger by refusing to...

2014-01-09 08:28:06

Dr. Javid Baksh of Comprehensive Pain Consultants Treats Chronic Pain Patient with this Advanced New Therapy MOUNT OLIVE, N.J., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flowonix Medical, Inc., announced that the Dr. Javid Baksh was the first in western North Carolina to implant its Prometra® programmable intrathecal infusion pump for chronic pain. Dr. Baksh implanted the pump in a 52-year-old woman who had suffered for over ten years with chronic pain that did not respond to other treatments....

2014-01-08 17:30:27

By studying Google search data, researchers discovered Americans had more health concerns during the recession. We ring in the New Year with hopes of being healthy, wealthy, and wise. A new study from epidemiological researchers and long-time colleagues John W. Ayers of San Diego State University and Benjamin Althouse of the Santa Fe Institute and their colleagues suggests that health and wealth may be more strongly connected than previously thought. The group examined Americans’...

2014-01-06 23:24:46

KURE Pain Management announces the addition of Dr. Eshan Abdeshaian, M.D., a fellowship trained specialist in pain management and sports medicine and Nathan Mychak, a Certified Physician Assistant, to serve patients in their Southern Maryland offices. Annapolis, Maryland (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 KURE Pain Management is pleased to announce two new pain management specialists to serve patients in Southern Maryland: Dr. Ehsan Abdeshahian, M.D., a fellowship trained specialist in pain...

2013-12-29 23:02:14

Dr. Ron Spiaggia now treating patients. Watchung, New Jersey (PRWEB) December 29, 2013 According to recent studies, 50 percent of Americans deal with chronic pain of some sort, defined as pain that extends beyond normal healing time. Performance Rehabilitation and Integrated Medicine in Watchung, New Jersey recently introduced a new treatment that is helping local patients finally discover relief from chronic pain naturally, without surgery or medications. Platelet-rich plasma therapy,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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