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2014-09-10 23:09:42

Start Taking Control of Chronic Headaches with a Headache Diary Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Under-treatment of pain is a significant public health issue with far-reaching impact. With over 100 million people in the U.S. affected by chronic pain, it is no surprise that the societal burden of chronic pain is simply staggering. In 2012, the Institute of Medicine reported that the economic burden of pain exceeds $500 billion per year in the U.S., including healthcare...

2014-09-10 16:26:06

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCILEX Pharmaceuticals Inc., a company engaged in the development and commercialization of products focused on the treatment of pain, today announced that it will participate in the upcoming Aegis Capital 2014 Healthcare & Technology Conference to be held at The Encore At Wynn in Las Vegas. The management of the Company will present at 8:30 a.m. on September 11, 2014. About SCILEX Pharmaceuticals SCILEX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., located...

2014-09-10 08:30:33

Key Step Accomplished Signals the Initiation of Clinical Development for Potential Blockbuster d-methadone NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Relmada Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: RLMD) ("Relmada" or the "Company"), a clinical stage company developing novel therapies for the treatment of chronic pain, today announced that it has filed a Clinical Trial Application (CTA) with Heath Canada to conduct 2 pharmacokinetic studies with d-methadone, its NMDA receptor antagonist for...

2014-09-10 08:29:52

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 10, 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 a pharmacoeconomic analysis of the cost of intravenous patient-controlled analgesia with opioids based on current literature and data from over 500 U.S. hospitals. The manuscript entitled 'Cost...

2014-09-09 23:12:39

Before going under the knife for a complicated surgery that requires months of recovery time, here is some advice on when to seek out a second opinion. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Dr. Sham Vengurlekar, a noted and world-renowned Scottsdale Pain Management Expert, sees a large volume of patients who come to him for a second opinion. Oftentimes, these patients have been told that they will require open back surgery, or other types of extremely invasive procedures in order...

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...


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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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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