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2013-04-03 15:05:53

Among patients with painful chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, use of the anti-depressant drug duloxetine for 5 weeks resulted in a greater reduction in pain compared with placebo, according to a study in the April 3 issue of JAMA. "Approximately 20 percent to 40 percent of patients with cancer who receive neurotoxic chemotherapy (e.g., taxanes, platinums, vinca alkaloids, bortezomib) will develop painful chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. Painful chemotherapy-induced...

2013-03-31 23:00:33

The Neuropathy Solution is a newly updated neuropathy treatment made by Dr. Randall Labrum, who promises to help people treat neuropathy permanently and safely. A full The Neuropathy Solution review on the site Health Review Center shows if the treatment is safe for sufferers to use. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 The Neuropathy Solution is a brand new neuropathy treatment developed by Dr. Randall Labrum, who claims to help sufferers get rid of neuropathy permanently. The treatment...

2013-03-02 23:00:58

Platelet-rich plasma therapy relieves chronic swelling, reduces pain. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Until now, patients with lymphedema turned to compression and/or physical therapy for relief from this chronic inflammatory condition and its associated wounds. Thanks to a pioneering treatment developed by Dr. Bill Releford, D.P.M, they have another option: platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP). By using proprietary PRP injections, Dr. Releford´s protocol reduces the pain and...

2013-02-13 17:42:01

Large study shows continued improvement with longer follow-up, reports Neurosurgery For many patients with difficult-to-treat neuropathic pain, deep brain stimulation (DBS) can lead to long-term improvement in pain scores and other outcomes, according to a study in the February issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. About two-thirds of eligible...

2013-02-05 23:01:16

All-Natural Neuropathy pain relief formula, Neuroplenish launches free trial offer on its website. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 Neuroplenish, maker of an all-natural remedy for neuropathy sufferers, is now offering a new promotion. Website visitors can order one bottle of Neuroplenish and pay only the postage of $9.95. The offer is limited to new customers and only one bottle per person may be ordered. Research shows that 20 million Americans and over half of all diabetes...

2013-01-29 23:03:57

FirstVitals Health and Wellness Inc., of California, a technology-enabled service company focused on reducing complications of diabetes related to neuropathy and foot ulcers/amputation, announced that it has received a donation from NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq:NURO) to supplement its Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) Grant project in Hawaii. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 NeuroMetrix, a medical device company focused on the diagnosis and treatment of the neurological...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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