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2014-08-06 12:29:09

CORALVILLE, Iowa, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, announced today that President and CEO, Travis Mickle, Ph.D., will present at the Canaccord Genuity 34(th) Annual Growth Conference at the InterContinental Boston Hotel in Boston, MA. Among the topics to be discussed, Dr. Mickle will provide an overview of KemPharm's clinical, regulatory and...

2014-08-06 12:25:28

New water exercise protocol is the right prescription to feel better. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High intensity intervals or HIT training in water is good for you, so says a new research study. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133387 Results of a significant new study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research are opening the door for 27 million osteoarthritis (OA) patients who can use high intensity aquatic exercise...

2014-08-06 08:30:30

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced today that it has completed a pre-specified interim analysis of the ongoing initial pivotal Phase 3 trial for Clonidine Topical Gel for the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110217/CL49801LOGO The interim analysis was performed on data from the first 50% of patients who completed the study. The purpose of the interim...

2014-08-05 23:13:04

New Website Boasts Informative Spine-Related Articles and Educational Videos Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Spine Guide has announced the launch of its new website, http://www.spineguide.com, which contains hundreds of informative articles and resources related to spine and back or neck pain. As a verified spine specialist, Spine Guide allows you to search the site's comprehensive database for the best spine specialist in the area who can address all patient concerns. The site...

2014-08-05 23:06:59

When researchers at Canada’s McGill University wanted to study the genetic factors affecting chronic pain, they turned to Open Health Network to help. Their clinical study will rely on the tech startup's customizable mobile engagement platform to enable easier, faster data collection for researchers. Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 When researchers at Canada’s McGill University wanted to study the genetic factors affecting chronic pain, they turned to Open Health to help....

2014-08-05 23:00:26

PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that the 2014 Conference will feature a new track presented by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP). Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that the 2014 Conference will feature a new track presented by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) exploring interventional...

2014-08-05 12:31:59

Limestone Dental Group, that has been open for 60 years, is happy to offer emergency services to local residents in urgent need of dental care. IPSWICH, QLD, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Officials estimate that as many as 12 percent of the population have a severe dental phobia that prevents them from going to the dentist on a regular basis. This is an issue of major concern to dentists because these patients often experience dental emergencies at some point due to lack of...

2014-08-05 08:33:56

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced the one month results of the open label portion of the multiple injections of Ampion(TM) into the knees of patients (n=7) with osteoarthritis (OA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120516/MM09116LOGO Vaughan Clift, MD, Ampio's Chief Regulatory Officer explained "This first part of the multiple injections study involved patients receiving a series of three 4ml injections...

2014-08-04 23:05:24

Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is the first hospital in the U.S. to use a new stent device and procedure that treats cysts formed from injury to the pancreas. Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville is the first hospital in the U.S. to use a new stent device and procedure that treats cysts formed from injury to the pancreas. Ten sites in the U.S. are part of a clinical trial that recently began enrolling patients with pancreatic pseudocysts,...

2014-08-04 16:26:29

NEWARK, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (Nasdaq: DEPO) today announced the appointment of R. Scott Shively, as Chief Commercial Officer and Senior Vice President. Mr. Shively has extensive commercial leadership experience in sales and marketing of pain and neurology products, for both specialty as well as larger pharmaceutical companies. Mr. Shively served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Zogenix from November 2012 through August...


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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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