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Study Finds Women Experience More Intense Pain Then Men
2012-01-23 13:10:13

When suffering from the same medical conditions, on average, women claim to experience more intense pain than men, according to a new study published online in The Journal of Pain on Monday. According to a Stanford University Medical Center press release, physician Dr. Atul Butte and colleagues looked at the electronic medical records of more than 72,000 male and female patients. The data covered a spectrum of 47 different total ailments and more than 161,000 instances where a patient...

2011-02-28 07:05:00

STAINES, England, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Decision to Reimburse Qutenza(TM) (capsaicin 8% w/w dermal patch) by Sweden's Dental and Pharmaceutical Benefits Agency (Tand-och Lakemedelsformansverket) Gives new Option to Patients Living With Difficult-to-Treat Condition Patients in Sweden living with peripheral neuropathic pain are set to gain access to a new treatment option which can provide pain relief for up to three months following a single 30- or...

2010-09-28 06:47:00

Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Relieve Patient "Drug Fog" NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Afflicting countless people worldwide, chronic pain is a largely misunderstood and under-treated disease that forever alters the lives of more than 50 million Americans each year. Many patients endure inadequate treatments and are forced to rely on prescription pain-killers that do little if anything to alleviate their symptoms and often lead to addiction. According to...

2010-02-17 07:30:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted a patent today to Bellacure, Inc. for its knee pain treatment device, which was designed to allow the patient to reproducibly apply a therapeutic force that urges the femur and tibia apart on the affected side of the knee at an unmatched intensity level while maximizing force efficiency and minimizing weight (United States Patent 7,662,122). The non-invasive, visually discreet Bellacure treatment device is worn...


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Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
2013-03-04 16:24:04

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is the noninvasive treatment of kidney stones, stones in the gallbladder as well as calcium build ups in the liver using acoustic pulses. Procedure A lithotriptor breaks up the calcium stones without damage being done to the patient through the use of high-intensity, externally-applied, focused acoustic pulses. By laying the patient down on their back and placing a water-filled coupling device under the back at the level of the kidneys, the...

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