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Teenagers and Terror: An Unexpected Risk of Migraine/Tension Headaches

Survivors of a terror attack are at elevated risk for frequent migraine and tension headache, suggests the conclusions from a recent study in Norway. The investigation centered on the...

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Long-Term Opioid Therapy--Going Beyond the Guidelines

Findings from a new study conducted by researchers at University of Pittsburg School of Medicine seek to provide expert consensus about treatment approaches to engage...

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Medical Marijuana for Treating Pediatric Cancer and Treatment Effects?

An examination of healthcare provider views on the use of medical marijuana for children with cancer found that 92% were willing to facilitate access in jurisdictions where the treatment is legal. However, providers...

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A Global Healthcare Issue: Widespread Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

In what the authors term the most definitive and comprehensive study yet undertaken into the global epidemiology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), researchers have associated...

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Industry News: New Company Brings New Options for Pain Management

In a press release issued yesterday, Neumentum, an emerging entity in the pharmaceutical industry, announced new steps in its efforts to advance non-opioid drug candidates for the treatment of postsurgical and acute pain without...

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Acupuncture Improves Adherence to Breast Cancer Treatment

Findings from a new study conducted by researchers from New York-Presbyterian and Columbia University Irving Medical Center point to a medication-sparing approach to treating a...

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Opioid Sparing Alternatives for Headache and Abdominal Pain

Findings from 2 recent studies conducted by researchers at the University of Wisconsin affirm the value of interventional procedures as opioid sparing alternatives for the management...

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Barriers: Opioid Treatment Referrals from the Criminal Justice System

Fewer than 5% of people who are referred for treatment for opioid abuse from the criminal justice system in the US are receiving medication assisted therapy. This finding is...

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Less Overprescribing: Fine-Tuning Prescriptions for Post-Surgical Pain

Results from a small study conducted by researchers from the University of Michigan suggest that patients who have undergone a hysterectomy...

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Another Tool for Migraine Treatment?

Results of a recent phase III clinical trial confirm the efficacy and safety of a novel antibody therapy in reducing the number of days of headache experienced by chronic migraine sufferers. The findings...

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