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2014-07-09 23:10:13

Back Pain Relief is a new product developed by Ian Hart which aims to help back pain sufferers to relieve their chronic aches quickly and permanently. A full review of Back Pain Relief on the site Vinamy.com indicates whether it is worth buying or not. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Back Pain is one of the most insidiously common ailments plaguing the world’s population right now, and one of the more common overlooked facts about having back pain is that it can happen to anyone. Just...

2014-06-19 23:14:26

Thousands of people suffer from sciatic and low back pain. A local medical office is now offering a state-of-the-art therapy for low back pain and sciatica pain sufferers. Florence, KY (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Recent reports from the American Medical Association show that over 80% of Americans will suffer from low back pain at least once in their lives. Often times, low back pain and sciatica leg pain can happen as a result of vertebral disc herniations or bulges. Until now, disc herniations...

Where Does It Hurt?
2014-06-06 14:36:25

University College London A new UCL study defines for the first time how our ability to identify where it hurts, called "spatial acuity", varies across the body, being most sensitive at the forehead and fingertips. Using lasers to cause pain to 26 healthy volunteers without any touch, the researchers produced the first systematic map of how acuity for pain is distributed across the body. The work is published in the journal Annals of Neurology and was funded by the Wellcome Trust....

2014-06-04 23:13:06

Back Pain Relief 4 Life made by Jan Hart is the latest program for back pain sufferers who want to learn how to relieve their sore back quickly. A full Back Pain Relief 4 Life review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Back Pain Relief 4 Life is a new back pain treatment program that consists of tips and advice on how to deal with types of back problems including:     Strains     Bulges...

2014-05-05 23:12:24

Specialized Center Provides Latest Medical Interventions for Difficult-to-Treat Pain To Relieve Suffering and Rebuild Lives Hopewell Township, NJ (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The Capital Institute for Neurosciences today announced it has launched the Center for Comprehensive Pain Management and Palliative Care to help patients suffering from complex and difficult-to-treat pain. The center is run by a highly specialized and internationally recognized pain and palliative care specialist, Dr....

2014-04-21 13:47:39

Researchers may have identified key genes linked to why some people have a higher tolerance for pain than others, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014. "Our study is quite significant because it provides an objective way to understand pain and why different individuals have different pain tolerance levels," said study author Tobore Onojjighofia, MD, MPH, with Proove...

2014-04-18 12:30:44

Scientists have identified new pain relief targets that could be used to provide relief from chemotherapy-induced pain. BBSRC-funded researchers at King's College London made the discovery when researching how pain occurs in nerves in the periphery of the body. Dr Marzia Malcangio said: "We have been investigating and identifying mechanisms underlying pain generation and our findings could help chemotherapy patients who suffer pain related side effects." One potential side effect of...

2014-03-14 23:04:21

Preventing occasional back pain from becoming a chronic problem requires both physical and mental fitness. It is important to stay physically active, strengthen the muscles supporting the back, and maintain flexibility. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 A man's spine can take a beating over the years. The occasional backache can blossom into chronic and potentially disabling low-back pain. But it doesn't have to be that way. Paying attention to the body and the mind can keep the...

2014-03-11 08:31:08

GOLDEN, Colo., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Pain Foundation's survey of over 300 people who suffer in chronic pain unveiled an important, but little-known truth about chronic pain sufferers; their feelings about how they will be treated by their healthcare providers. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140311/PH80498LOGO-a Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140311/PH80498LOGO-b The survey found that pain patients are uncomfortable when they visit...

2014-03-07 16:22:40

PHOENIX, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have demonstrated that conditioned pain modulation (CPM), a measure of the brain's ability to regulate pain, decreases activity in the human spinal cord as visible via functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). "This study confirmed our hypothesis that CPM results in significant reductions in spinal dorsal horn activity in humans," said lead study author Ian Mackey, of Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif. The...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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