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May 2, 2016

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May 2, 2016

Hip Fracture Risk Rises in the 10 Years After Total Knee Replacement

Apr. 16, 2016 — A Swedish study shows that individuals with total knee replacement (TKR) due to primary osteoarthritis had a low risk for hip and vertebral fracture in the decade before surgery. However, after total ... read more

In the Face of Chronic Pain, Clinicians Seek Best Practices for Management While Evading Opioid Abuse

Apr. 16, 2016 — Researchers have discussed best practices in management of chronic pain in people with ... read more

Neonatal Circumcision Does Not Reduce Penile Sensitivity in Men, Study Finds

Apr. 14, 2016 — Few data are available concerning the consequences of neonatal circumcision on penile sensitivity in adults. New research indicates that there are no differences in penile sensitivity for a variety ... read more

Researchers Open the Way to New Treatments for Chronic Pain, Cancer

Apr. 13, 2016 — A discovery of the full-length structure of a protein named Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid subtype 2 (TRPV2) has been described in a new paper. Taken in addition to their study of its ... read more

Pain Drug in Pipeline as Researchers Unwind Marine Snail Puzzle

Apr. 13, 2016 — A big step toward the holy grail of biomedical science has been made -- a new form of effective pain relief. Marine snail venom has been a well-known and promising source of new pain drugs, but ... read more

Apr. 12, 2016 — A research team has revealed new information on the underlying mechanisms of cell circuits in a part of the brain for novel therapeutic strategies to treat chronic ... read more

Apr. 11, 2016 — Results of a small study of people with tingling pain in their hands and feet have added to evidence that so-called prediabetes is more damaging to motor nerves than once believed, report ... read more

New Clue in Lupus Autoantibody Production Found

Apr. 11, 2016 — A signaling molecule called interferon gamma could hold the key to understanding how harmful autoantibodies form in lupus patients. The finding could lead to new treatments for the chronic autoimmune ... read more

Apr. 8, 2016 — Sepsis represents a serious complication of infection and is one of the leading causes of death and critical illness worldwide due in part to the lack of effective therapies. A report provides ... read more

Most Patients Likely to See Reductions in Pain and Disability After Bariatric Surgery

Apr. 7, 2016 — In the three years following bariatric surgery, the majority of patients experienced an improvement in pain and walking ability, as well as a lessening of the degree to which back or leg pain ... read more

Nanoparticles Show Promise for Treating Intestinal Inflammation, Study Finds

Apr. 7, 2016 — Nanoparticles designed to block a cell-surface molecule that plays a key role in inflammation could be a safe treatment for inflammatory bowel disease, according to ... read more

Results of World's First Study on New Treatment for Heroin Addiction

Apr. 6, 2016 — The results of the ground-breaking SALOME research show that chronic heroin addiction now has another effective treatment tool -- hyrdomorphone, a licensed pain ... read more

Minimally Invasive Treatment Could Freeze out Phantom Limb Pain

Apr. 6, 2016 — A pioneering technique significantly reduces phantom limb pain -- chronic pain emanating from the site of amputated limbs ... read more

Pain, Physical Function Improve After Weight-Loss Surgery

Apr. 5, 2016 — Among a group of patients with severe obesity who underwent bariatric surgery, a large percentage experienced improvement in pain, physical function, and walking capacity over three years, according ... read more

Study Links Disparities in Pain Management to Racial Bias

Apr. 4, 2016 — Disparities in pain management may be attributable in part to bias, a new report suggests. The research has documented that black Americans are systematically undertreated for pain relative to white ... read more

Potential New Source for Pain Inhibition Found

Apr. 4, 2016 — A new neurological mechanism has been found that appears to contribute to a reduction in pain. According to the researchers, the discovery of neuroligin-2 as a cause exacerbating chronic pain is ... read more

How Is the Quality of Care in a Commercial Virtual Visit?

Apr. 4, 2016 — Quality of care varied among commercial virtual visit companies where patients used websites to request consultations with physicians they have never met via videoconference, telephone or web chat, ... read more

Apr. 4, 2016 — Electrical stimulation of deep brain structures under the cortex could help ease chronic pain, scientists have demonstrated. This new method provides hope that in the future we will be able to ... read more

Trial Offers Objective Evidence of Muscle-Related Side Effects With Statins

Apr. 3, 2016 — The first major clinical trial to include a blinded, placebo-controlled “statin re-challenge” in patients with a history of muscle-related side effects sheds new light on statin-associated muscle ... read more

Tool to Engage Patients With Chest Pain in Care Decisions Shows Benefits

Apr. 3, 2016 — Patients visiting a hospital emergency department with chest pain who engaged with their physician in shared decision-making using a tool called Chest Pain Choice showed improved knowledge of their ... read more

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