Tag : pain (pain management)

Neurology

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....
Neurology

Steer Clear of Driving While Taking Prescribed Opioids?

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Higher-dose opioids impair driving performance to a minor degree, but patients still need to be advised of this risk so they can decide whether to...
Neurology

Opioids for Chronic Pain Only Nominally Better Than Placebo

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Opioids offer marginal pain-control benefits over placebo for patients with chronic pain and "should not be first-line therapy" for pain management, investigators of a new...
Neurology

Off-Label Drug Research Generates 'Medical Uncertainty'

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Research that explores/supports off-label use of pregabalin and other medications may be misleading if early promising results are not subsequently validated, investigators suggest in a...
Neurology

Key Clinical Features of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Identified

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The current CDC definition of acute flaccid myelitis may include several other diagnoses and may impede quick identification of this emerging threat to pediatric patients....
Neurology

Mobile Apps Help Patients Cope With Pain

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Mobile apps that track pain levels, sleep, mood, and activity are improving patient outcomes, new research shows. Medscape Medical News Source link...
Neurology

Coverage for Integrative Pain Therapies on the Horizon

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Healthcare providers, policy makers, insurers, and other stakeholders are making progress in ensuring improved access to integrative pain management therapies such as yoga, acupuncture, and...
Neurology

Intensive Patient Education Fails to Ease Low Back Pain

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Providing intensive education to patients with acute low back pain is no better than placebo for easing discomfort, results of a randomized controlled trial show....
Neurology

Repeated CBD Doses Required for Effective Pain Relief

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Repeated administration of cannabidiol (CBD) is needed to treat neuropathic pain and related anxiety, according to new research that shows how the drug acts on...
Neurology

FDA Panel Fails to Support Novel Opioid for Depression

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An FDA advisory panel failed to endorse the approval of a novel opioid to treat major depressive disorder because of insufficient efficacy data. News Alerts...
Neurology

FDA Goes Ahead With Approval of Sufentanil Despite Controversy

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The FDA’s approval of sufentanil, a highly potent opioid for severe acute pain in adults in certified medically supervised healthcare settings, causes controversy with claims...
Neurology

Grief Tied to Death

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Individuals who struggle to overcome grief caused by the loss of a loved one may experience levels of inflammation high enough to cause heart damage....
Neurology

Nonopioid Approaches to Pain: The Hunt Is On

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As the US opioid epidemic continues to grow, the need to find safe, effective, nonaddictive, nonopioid strategies for managing pain is increasingly urgent, say experts....
Neurology

Low Vitamin D Levels in Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

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Vitamin D levels are lower in patients with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) than in those with painless DPN, or other comparators without DPN, shows...
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Cannabis for Chronic Nerve Pain: Mechanism Revealed?

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New imaging findings show the potential mechanism of medical marijuana in providing effective relief from chronic neuropathic pain. Medscape Medical News Source link...

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