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2016 Date Image PAINWeek is a conference that has a rare blend
of so many different aspects of pain management
and practitioners—primary care physicians, specialists,
nurse practitioners, nonphysicians, you name it—
associated with managing patient care.”
-Charles E. Argoff MD, CPE

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wednesday
sept 7
PAiNWeeK 2016
Dont Miss Image If I were 9 Image The CDC’s Opioid Prescribing Guidelines and
the Veil of Secrecy
“The CDC's prescribing guidelines have been shrouded in mystery
from their inception and continue to raise concerns not only in
terms of procedure and substance, but their impact on clinicians
and people in pain.”
—Stephen J. Ziegler PhD, JD

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New Paradigm Guides Crohn's Treatment Selection for Better Patient Outcomes

Researchers from Penn State College of Medicine have published what they describe as the first medical and surgical approach care plan for the management of a serious complication of Crohn's disease. Septic perianal Crohn's disease impacts about 40% of...

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Modifying Practice Drill Routines Could Significantly Improve Safety, Reduce mTBI in Youth Football

Researchers from Virginia Tech have published findings from a new study that suggests that the risk of pediatric concussion from football could be significantly reduced by eliminating certain types of tackling drills that are now in common use. The findings represent some of the first conclusions...

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Findings Suggest New Target for Mediating Tolerance and Addiction

A study conducted by researchers from Georgia State University and Emory University reports the discovery of a brain mechanism that may be an effective therapeutic target for forestalling...

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Clinicians Recommend Further Research into Mechanism of Injury of Pelvic Floor Disorders/Pain

New research conducted by clinicians at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine reports that female triathletes are at greater risk for developing pelvic floor disorders, as well as other health issues. The study concluded that these athletes are at heightened risk for.....

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Understanding Key Immune System Monitor for RA and Infection Risk

Researchers from University of California San Diego School of Medicine warn that patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who take interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta) inhibitors are at 300 times greater risk for development of...

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Promising Molecular Discovery! New Opioid Compound Provides Pain Relief Without Side Effects

A research team comprised of scientists from UC San Francisco, Stanford University, the University of North Carolina (UNC), and the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-N├╝rnberg in Germany, has announced the discovery of a novel opioid that blocks pain as effectively as morphine but is free of the adverse effects...

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