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HOUSTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 116 million people in pain. There are 4,000 pain specialists. That's 29,000 patients per pain specialist.
ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are 116 million people in pain. There are 4,000 pain specialists. That's 29,000 patients per pain specialist.
Researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) sought to shed light on the biopsychosocial and spiritual effects of taking prescribed opioids to treat noncancer pain.
Chewing fresh gum, thinking happy thoughts, taking deep breaths—they’re all ways we try and mentally distract ourselves from pain. New research shows there may be some truth behind these kooky pain-relieving tactics.
Opioid drugs used to relieve pain in postoperative and chronic cancer patients may stimulate the growth and spread of tumors.
Across U.S. outpatient clinics between 1997 and 2008, opioid prescriptions for chronic abdominal pain more than doubled.
Scientists are discovering promising approaches to treating pain, one of the most common and debilitating neurological complaints.
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