Hope for Rare, Fatal Genetic Disorder, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

An international clinical trial published in the Lancet focuses on preserving muscle function in Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a rare but fatal genetic disorder. Caused by...

Read More

Resolving the Pill Crisis: Prescription Opioids and Chronic Pain

A new consensus report released last week by a panel of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine urges a broad-based rethinking of our approach to chronic pain management, which would require...

Read More

Alternatives and Guidance: Overcoming Barriers to Palliative Care

In a recent article, "Getting It Right at the End of Life," author Dina Keller Moss, lead researcher for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, relates a personal experience on the value of palliative care as a route to...

Read More

Antibiotics Used in Late Pregnancy and Risk for IBD in Offspring

Researchers from University of Chicago School of Medicine report evidence from a study in mice that antibiotics administered in late pregnancy and early nursing can increase the risk for...

Read More

The Role of Psychology and Behavior in Treating Chronic Pain

The effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as an intervention for chronic pain may be enhanced through the use of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), according to new research conducted at Kings College, London. ACT includes...

Read More

JFK's History of Back Pain: What Can We Learn from Medical Records?

We offer a somewhat different selection for today's Daily Dose, in the form of an interesting examination of the etiology and treatment of President John Kennedy's chronic back pain. Authors T. Glenn Pait, MD, and Justin Dowdy, MD, reviewed case notes from...

Read More

BRAINFOOD

One-Minute Clinician

Abbreviated insights that you can digest in 60 seconds or less.

Pundit Profiles

Get to know our fascinating faculty - why they do what they do, their mentors, mottos, and favorite music, books and films.

The Pain Reporter

Brief Q&As with scientists behind the latest studies in pain management.

Key Topics

Clinical controversies and diverse perspectives on timely subjects.

PAINWEEK

PAINWEEKEND

EDUCATION

education
education

FEATURED CONTENT

Multi Modal Approaches
View an Archive

JOURNAL