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2014-09-30 08:32:31

KemPharm's Intellectual Property Estate Now Includes Composition of Matter Patents for Two Ligand Activated Technology (LAT) Opioid Prodrugs - KP511 and KP201 CORALVILLE, Iowa, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KemPharm, Inc., a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of proprietary new molecular entity (NME) prodrugs, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued U.S. Patent No. 8,816,083 to KemPharm...

2014-09-30 08:31:47

Be Joint Smart to educate roughly 35,000 local residents with PsA about their disease PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you're one of the roughly 35,000 Boston metro residents struggling with pain from psoriatic arthritis (PsA)--an inflammatory autoimmune disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons--learn to control your condition with Be Joint Smart, a free psoriatic arthritis program presented by the National Psoriasis Foundation, at...

2014-09-29 23:02:24

Serra Medical Plaza Grand Opening on October 8, 6-730 p.m. Celebrates The Opening of An Ultra-Modern Facility. Thousand Oaks, Calif. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Leading Conejo Valley medical practices –– Pain Management and Injury Relief (PMIR) and Thousand Oaks Surgery Center (TOSC) –– are proud to announce the opening of Serra Medical Plaza, a state-of-the-art healthcare facility in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The new medical center will be home to these two practices that offer Conejo...

2014-09-29 23:02:17

Two thirds of Canadians currently using medical cannabis do so to ease arthritis pain Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 In a position paper issued today, The Arthritis Society calls for more research into the efficacy and safety associated with the use of medical cannabis as a therapy to alleviate symptoms of pain and fatigue caused by a chronic disease. “More and more Canadians are accessing medical cannabis as a treatment option for severe arthritis symptoms,” explains...

2014-09-29 23:00:33

Shoulder pain is one of the most common complaints. In fact treatment for those with persistent shoulder pain generates nearly ¾ of the total cost of all shoulder pain management. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Shoulder pain is one of the most common complaints. In fact treatment for those with persistent shoulder pain generates nearly ¾ of the total cost of all shoulder pain management. Studies report that 20-33% of all adults will experience shoulder pain, and...

2014-09-27 23:02:54

Nierman Practice Management (NPM) and Dr. Brock Rondeau have joined together to help dental practices implement TMD treatment clinically, and bill a patient’s medical insurance for the treatment. The workflow for TMD treatments and billing are covered extensively to allow for accessible treatments. Tequesta, FL (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Over 34% of the American population suffers from temporomandibular joint disorders, also known as TMJ disorders or TMD. Symptoms such headaches,...

2014-09-27 23:00:13

PAINWeekEnd Denver will be convened on Saturday, October 4, at the Denver Marriott City Center at 1701 California Street. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) September 28, 2014 There are 116 million people in pain. There are 4,000 pain specialists. That's 29,000 patients per pain specialist. There are simply not enough pain specialists to go around. What can primary care clinicians do to meet the challenges of this growing public health issue? Attend PAINWeekEnd Denver on Saturday, October 4, at...

2014-09-26 23:06:16

San will be a guest speaker at the American Health Information Management Associates (AHIMA) Convention in San Diego, California from September 28 through October 1, 2014 Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Arturo “Art San” Sanchez, LMT, CCh, Master Therapist, or as his patients fondly refer to him, “The Pain Eraser”, helps patients overcome injuries and ailments by using a unique style of clinical bodywork called Effective Muscle Release (EMR) with trigger point and other...

2014-09-26 23:03:30

MarketOptimizer.org adds “PharmaPoint: Neuropathic Pain - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022” to its store. Novel Therapies to Revitalize the Neuropathic Pain Treatment Market Landscape by 2022. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 With seven promising neuropathic pain (NP) treatments expected to be launched in the coming years, the NP therapeutics market value - covering painful diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia and trigeminal neuralgia - is forecast to...

2014-09-26 23:01:51

InventHelp, a leading invention submission corporation, is working to send this client's idea, the Pain Relief Lotion, to companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Many people around the world suffer from pain, so an inventor from Tacoma, Wash., developed a pain-relieving lotion. "I know what it’s like to endure pain on a daily basis," he said, "so I want to provide others who experience the same discomfort to find effective relief."...


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Cryosurgery
2013-04-30 10:04:11

Cryosurgery is the use of extreme cold to remove unhealthy and irregular tissues from the body. Cryosurgery is a non-invasive form of surgery that leaves hardly any scarring, has a low cost and minimal pain. When to Use Cryosurgery Cryosurgery has commonly been used to treat a lot of skin conditions; malignant and benign. It is also used to treat warts, moles, skin tags, solar keratosis, and Morton’s Neuroma. Liver cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, oral cancers, cervical disorders...

Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

Cystoscopy
2013-01-18 11:39:08

Cystoscopy is a medical procedure to explore the bladder with a cytoscope, a small camera with magnification. The bladder is accessed by the cytoscope through the urethra. This procedure is used as a diagnostic tool for the medical provider. Reasons for Procedure There are several complaints from patients that would make this procedure a consideration of the medical provider. Patients that present with chronic urinary tract infections, decrease in bladder control, abnormal urine...

Heat Therapy
2012-12-31 12:08:31

Heat therapy is a treatment in the medical field to relieve pain and improve over health. It can be a therapy used only once, repeatedly in rehabilitation sessions, or as part of an after-care routine in sports medicine. It can be delivered in many forms with success in all. How the Heat Helps As heat is introduced to the area, the temperature will increase beginning from the outer layer and moving deeper into the tissues. After the change in temperature, the blood vessels in the area of...

Palpation
2012-11-26 20:39:45

Palpation is a technique used by a physician or medical provider during a physical examination. By placing hands on a patient, data can be gathered that is otherwise unknown by visualization only. What Information it Provides Information such as the temperature of the skin, the moistness or dryness of the skin, the shape of a structure, the location of pain, the radiation of the pain, the quality of function, strength of a structure, amount of swelling, sensation, circulation and so...

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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'