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2014-03-07 16:22:43

PHOENIX, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not only are neuropathic pain symptoms quite common in knee osteoarthritis (OA), but scientists can predict who will respond to treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by assessing the nervous system's own capacity to regulate pain, new research suggests. Patients whose tests had indicated superior conditioned pain modulation (CPM) had less pain and fewer neuropathic symptoms at study's end, in results reported in...

2014-02-05 04:20:49

MELBOURNE, Australia, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Phase 2 trial met its primary endpoint, reduced pain in postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) versus placebo - Significant patient response to EMA401 treatment and drop in pain intensity compared with placebo, meeting a key secondary endpoint - First published demonstration of the therapeutic potential of angiotensin II type 2 (AT2)receptor antagonists - EMA401...

2013-11-05 11:54:56

Peripheral or central nerve injury often leads to neuropathic pain, a chronic condition that can manifest behaviorally as spontaneous pain, hyperalgesia and allodynia, and which also results in neurological dysfunction. Acupuncture has been used to treat neuropathic pain for a long time, but its mechanisms of action remain unknown. Ziyong Ju and team from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China investigated the expression of ephrin-Bs/EphBs in the spinal dorsal horn using...


Word of the Day
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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