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2014-09-09 23:03:08

New Arthritis Society projects include smartphone app to manage pain in kids. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The Arthritis Society today announced the commitment of $3.4 million in funding for arthritis research across Canada this year. The funding will be used to fund both established researchers as well as provide young investigators with their first opportunities to explore novel ideas within the field of arthritis research. A total of 18 new projects will be funded....

2014-09-09 08:32:33

JUPITER, Fla., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charleston Laboratories, Inc., an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the research and development of novel pain products, announced two key clinical updates for the company. The company has submitted an Investigational New Drug Application ("IND") to the U.S Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") Division of Neurology Products (DNP) for the clinical development of CL-H1T as a novel treatment for patients who suffer from...

2014-09-09 08:31:52

Material Progress on All Fronts in 2014 Leave Company Strongly Positioned to Unlock the Value of its Robust Pain Product Pipeline NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Relmada Therapeutics, Inc., (OTCBB: RLMD), a Nevada corporation (the "Company") developing novel therapies for the treatment of chronic pain, today announced that is has filed its Form 10-K with the SEC, showing the Company's significant strides in 2014. The Company has made significant progress scientifically, financially...

2014-09-09 08:30:47

AT-003 Demonstrates Greater Pain Control Over Time Compared to Placebo in Client-Owned Dogs KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on licensing, developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical products for companion animals, today announced positive results from its pilot field study of its Bupivacaine Extended-Release Injectable Suspension (AT-003) for managing post-operative pain in...

2014-09-08 08:30:58

Studies to Investigate Ability of KP201 to Deter Abuse and Reduce Opioid-Induced Constipation CORALVILLE, Iowa, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, announced today the initiation of clinical trials of KP201 designed to investigate the drug candidate's ability to deter abuse and reduce opioid-induced constipation. KP201 (benzhydrocodone hydrochloride...

2014-09-05 16:23:02

NEWARK, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (Nasdaq:DEPO) today announced that Judge Kentaji Brown Jackson of the federal district court for the District of Columbia has granted Depomed's motion for summary judgment in the company's lawsuit against the United States Food and Drug Administration seeking an order requiring the FDA to grant Gralise(®) (gabapentin) Orphan Drug exclusivity for the management of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN). The court's ruling requires...

2014-09-04 16:27:27

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma is presenting results from several studies and post-hoc analyses evaluating extended-release, single-entity hydrocodone bitartrate tablets, including the analgesic effectiveness and safety among patients transitioning from immediate-release hydrocodone combination products and the formulation's abuse-deterrent potential in recreational opioid abusers at PAINWeek national conference Sept. 2 - 6 in Las Vegas....

2014-09-04 08:26:07

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced the publication of the results of a study to evaluate patient satisfaction with a novel sublingual sufentanil patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) system compared to the standard intravenous PCA for the management of...

2014-09-03 16:29:15

Kimberley D. Maigi, FNP-C, to work in the newly expanded Pain Management Center in Newport News, Virginia. NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The physicians of Orthopaedic & Spine Center, located at 250 Nat Turner Boulevard in Newport News, have announced that Kimberley D. Maigi, FNP-C, has joined the practice as its newest healthcare provider. Maigi will be working in the OSC Pain Management Center, under the supervision of Raj N. Sureja, MD, OSC's senior...

2014-09-03 12:31:30

Session to Provide Solutions to the Healthcare Professionals Treating Mild-to-Moderate Pain LAS VEGAS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, the second day of PAINWeek 2014, from 12:00PM-1:30PM PT at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in the Gracia 4-8 Ballroom, McNeil will bring together pain medicine experts to help better educate physicians on the management of pain using OTC analgesia in clinical practice. The symposium will challenge healthcare professionals to think beyond...


Latest Pain Reference Libraries

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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