Posted on May 22, 2017
Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania are voicing concern over disparate opioid prescribing patterns for minor injuries and the contribution of these to the public health crisis of opioid abuse and...Read More
Posted on May 20, 2017
The impact of catastrophizing behavior on treatment outcomes for patients with chronic pain has been considered at some length in the PAINWeek curriculum. Robert Gatchel, PhD, professor of psychology at the University of Texas at Arlington, has edited one of...Read More
Posted on May 17, 2017
Last week, the FDA released a draft of proposed changes to its extended release and long-acting (ER/LA) opioid analgesics REMS program that for the first time advocate for the education of healthcare providers on...Read More
Posted on May 16, 2017
Maintaining sufficient levels of adenosine, a biochemical involved in human cellular function, may prevent the onset of osteoarthritis, as reported by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center working with rodent models. According to the authors...Read More
Posted on May 15, 2017
A research team led by Eóin McNamee, PhD, at University of Colorado-Anschutz Medical Campus, has identified a microRNA produced by white blood cells that can modulate the inflammasome responsible for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), including...Read More
Posted on May 12, 2017
Researchers from Texas A&M University are seeking to develop new drugs that alter the function of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the brain which, if successful, may result in new treatment options for conditions that include...Read More
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