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Study Shows High Rate of Chronic Pain in Homeless Older Adults

Almost half of older homeless adults are believed to suffer from longstanding chronic pain, mostly associated with post-traumatic stress syndrome, arthritis and physical abuse, according to research reported in The Journal of Pain, published by the American Pain Society, www.americanpainsociety.org.

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Pain Biology, Aging, and the Brain’s Reward System at Penn's 12th Annual Translational Medicine Symposium

The latest science in why pain afflicts people differently, precision medicine and brain disorders, and how the bat genome informs the study of human aging, among many other topics, will be covered.

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Study Shows Topical Analgesics Reduce Chronic Pain, Lessens Need For Opioids

Clarity Science, a division of Safe Harbor Compliance and Clinical Services LLC, report results of the Institutional Review Board (IRB)- approved Optimizing Patient Experience and Response to Topical Analgesics (OPERA) Study which evaluated patients with chronic pain who were treated with topical analgesics.

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Leaf Raking: Avoid Pain and Injury This Fall with These Tips

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American Pain Society Selects Future Leaders in Pain Research Grant Recipients

Furthering its mission to support and advance pain science, the American Pain Society (APS), www.americanpainsociety.org, today announced recipients of its annual Future Leaders in Pain Research grants program. Three APS awards of $25,000 are funded this year by the Mayday Fund and the Rita Allen Foundation.

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Effective Help Is Available for Migraine Sufferers

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Although it’s the third most prevalent illness in the world, migraine is widely misunderstood and frequently undiagnosed. Until quite recently a common “remedy” for migraine was to lie in a dark room and wait for the pain to pass. But today there are treatments that work – and new medications formulated specifically for migraine are in the pipeline.

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Expert Available to Discuss Fibromyalgia

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Beaumont Health First and Only Michigan Health System to Test Chronic Low Back Pain Device

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About two-thirds of U.S. adults will struggle with low back pain during their lifetime. ReActiv8 is a surgically-implanted device that delivers mild electrical stimulation to nerves in key lower back muscles. Unlike other nerve treatments, ReActiv8 does not mask a patient’s pain.

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Expert Available to Discuss Hysterectomy Alternative for Fibroids

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Pancreas, Trauma

Patient’s Freak Pancreas Injury Spurs Rapid Response

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CT scans of her head at a local hospital were clear. After persistent pain in her abdomen in the hours that followed, doctors performed another CT, this time of her stomach. The images revealed her pancreas had split in half. Macie was a ticking time bomb.







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