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medical marijuana
2014-08-26 06:39:59

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite controversy and federal laws, a few states have made marijuana legal for medical use to manage chronic pain and other conditions. A new study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, reveals that those states have a 25 percent lower rate of death by prescription drug overdose than in states where marijuana remains illegal. The research team included scientists from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the...

2014-08-25 23:04:30

Pregnancy is a period often characterized with severe back pain and discomfort. Backs in Action Wellness Center now announces tips for pain relief at http://backsinaction.ca/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Backs in Action, Vancouver Chiropractors, has recently provided 5 excellent tips on reducing back pain during pregnancy for women and announced its specialized treatment plans for pregnant women. Since a majority of women experience discomfort and some form of pregnancy related...

2014-08-25 16:27:20

NEWARK, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: DEPO) today announced that it will be presenting at the Morgan Stanley 2014 Global Healthcare Conference in New York City. The presentation at the Morgan Stanley conference is scheduled for 2:40 pm ET (11:40 am PT) on Wednesday September 10, 2014. The presentation will be webcast, and the webcast can be accessed via the Investor Relations page of the Depomed website at www.depomed.com. A recording of the webcast...

2014-08-25 16:25:29

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Traumatic Pain Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2312345/Traumatic-Pain-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.html Traumatic Pain Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Traumatic Pain Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Traumatic Pain clinical trial scenario. This report provides...

2014-08-25 08:27:26

New Indication in Chronic Pain Marks Company's Third FDA Approval in Less Than a Year PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a global specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing the science of analgesia, announced today the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ZORVOLEX® (diclofenac) capsules, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), for the management of osteoarthritis pain. This marks the second indication...

2014-08-24 23:02:07

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Trigeminal Neuralgia Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014” to its store. It includes an overview of the trial numbers and their recruitment status as per the site of trial conduction across the globe. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 Clinical trial report, “Trigeminal Neuralgia Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014″ provides data on the Trigeminal Neuralgia clinical trial scenario. This report provides elemental information and data relating to...

chile peppers
2014-08-23 03:00:51

American Chemical Society As anyone who has bitten into a chili pepper knows, its burning spiciness — though irresistible to some — is intolerable to others. Scientists exploring the chili pepper’s effect are using their findings to develop a new drug candidate for many kinds of pain, which can be caused by inflammation or other problems. They reported their progress on the compound, which is being tested in clinical trials, in ACS’ Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. Laykea Tafesse...

2014-08-22 23:02:29

FasciaDerm® PFTape™ System is a breakthrough in the treatment of heel and arch pain, particularly the morning heel pain of plantar fasciitis. Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Mueller Sports Medicine is excited to introduce FasciaDerm® PFTape™ System for Plantar Fasciitis, an exciting new product that provides non-drug instant relief for plantar fasciitis. The product allows you to stay active while you heal. The package includes 7 days of relief, 24-hours...

2014-08-21 23:14:02

The first lesson every college student learns is how to fit 300 square feet of belongings into 100 square feet of living space. Multipurpose is the key. The Body Archer, with its compact footprint and unique linear rocking design, combines the functionality of spine and upper body stretching with a super comfortable and portable desk chair for your college dorm. Burbank, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 For many of us, August marks a sort of return to reality after a summer of late nights, lazy...

2014-08-21 08:28:25

First Commercial Positive Coverage Decision Adds to Prior Policies by Medicare (Novitas and Palmetto) SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SI-BONE, Inc. (San Jose, California), a medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System,(®) a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for fusion of the sacroiliac (SI) joint, announced that Priority Health (Michigan) published an update to its Lumbar Fusion Medical Policy No. 91590-R4 providing...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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