Tag: pain (pain management)

Neurology

Galcanezumab Cuts Frequency of Disabling Cluster Headaches

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Galcanezumab is a welcome option for patients who have grown frustrated with currently available treatment options, one headache expert said. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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New Guideline for Trigeminal Neuralgia Released

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A new European Academy of Neurology guideline updates recommendations for diagnosing and treating a condition that can cause excruciating pain and is difficult to diagnose...
Neurology

FDA Approves First Vaccine for Dengue, With Restrictions

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Dengvaxia is for the prevention of dengue disease caused by all dengue virus serotypes in people aged 9 to 16 years who have previously had...
Neurology

'Prehab,' SSRIs May Reduce Postsurgical Opioid Use

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A strict preoperative rehabilitation protocol (prehab) may reduce opioid use after spinal surgery, while use of antidepressants is linked to reduced opioid use after knee...
Neurology

Stop Limiting Access to Opioid Addiction Meds, Experts Say

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A new report from the National Academies of Science seeks expanded use of methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone to help patients combat opioid use disorder. Medscape...
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Novel Program Trains Nurse Practitioners to Manage Pain Patients

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In a unique educational program, nurse practitioners learned how to examine patients with shoulder and knee pain and how to determine which patients require specialist...
Neurology

Virtual Reality Hypnosis Cuts Post-Op Pain, Anxiety in Kids

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A virtual reality hypnosis technique can reduce the need for postoperative opioids and antianxiety drugs in children. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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AHS Releases Updated Guidance on Migraine Treatment

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In response to recent advances in drug and device technology for treating migraine, the American Headache Society (AHS) has released new guidance on best preventive...
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Cardiac Surgery Not Linked to Cognitive Decline

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Previous research has suggested high rates of cognitive decline following cardiac surgery, but a new study finds no such association with surgery vs cardiac catheterization....

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