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In a study in the Journal of the American Dental Association, naltrexone as a potential treatment for chronic pain and orofacial pain in particular was evaluated. In this first in-depth, systematic review, researchers looked at reduction in pain intensity and increase in quality of life as the...

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For those patients whose ulcerative colitis is unmanageable, a surgical procedure called a restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis may be performed. The J-pouch procedure involves a pouch being constructed from healthy tissue from the small intestine, which replaces the section...

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Researchers at Tufts University studied omega 3 fatty acids and determined they have different impacts on inflammation. In a 34 week trial, 21 adults aged 50 to 75 years received either eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) or docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplements. In earlier studies, EPA and DHA were...

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Polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis affects 1 in 1,000 people under the age of 20 in the United States. A study abstract poster featured at the American College of Rheumatology’s annual conference reports findings from investigators at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). Researcher...

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Colitis is a major health problem in the United States. A Science Translational Medicine article states that mice fed a diet high in sugar had aggravated colitis. While high-fat diets may trigger inflammatory bowel disease, the role of sugar has been controversial, according to Hasan Zaki, PhD, lead...

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Parsonage-Turner Syndrome brings about severe upper arm and shoulder pain followed by progressive weakness. Also known as neuralgic amyotrophy, the condition can lead to paralysis. However, in a study reported in the Journal of Hand Surgery, microsurgical epineurolysis and perineurolysis, which...

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Two scientists from the New York University College of Dentistry have received a grant of $3,900,000 to research potential targets of chronic pain. Over the next 5 years, endosomal receptors will be studied with the aim of improving the management of pain, and using fewer—or no—opioids. The...

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An abstract (399) from the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

Objectives: The goal of this work is to develop a clinical [18F]FDG PET/MRI method to accurately localize sites of increased inflammation related to sources of pain. The aims are to 1) determine whether imaging findings correlate with...

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Delta opioid receptors have a built-in mechanism for pain relief and can be precisely targeted with drug-delivering nanoparticles--making them a promising target for treating chronic inflammatory pain with fewer side effects, according to a new study from an international team of researchers. The...

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Newswise — A team led by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers has made two major discoveries involving psoriasis, a chronic and debilitating skin disease with no known cure.

The researchers found that an overabundance of a protein known as KLK6 can produce and worsen...

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