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American Pain Society Scientific Summit, March 4-6, Anaheim

Conference Exclusively Explores Pain Mechanisms
16-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Statement from the American Pain Society: McCaskill Report on Pharma Company Financial Support for Pain Organizations

McCaskill Report on Pharma Company Financial Support for Pain Organizations
13-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American Pain Society’s 2018 Annual Meeting Explores Pain Mechanisms

The American Pain Society, www.americanpainsociety.org, has changed the format for its 2018 conference to a Scientific Summit titled “Understanding Pain Mechanisms.” The event is March 4-6 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. The conference...
25-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sleep Improves Pain and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in Youth

Sleep quality partially mediates the relationship between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and pain in children and adolescents, according to new research reported in The Journal of Pain, published by the American Pain Society.
24-Jan-2018 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Pain Care Outcomes Unaffected by Opioid Dose Reductions

Several health organizations, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, have recommended dose reduction and risk mitigation strategies to reduce adverse events for patients on chronic opioid therapy. A new study published in The Journal of...
23-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American Pain Society Scientific Summit Explores Pain Mechanisms

Understanding Pain Mechanisms is the theme of the American Pain Society’s Scientific Summit, www.americanpainsociety.org, March 4-6 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. The conference brings together leading pain researchers and clinicians to...
14-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Explores Patient-Doctor Communication About Opioid Tapering

Increased scrutiny of opioid prescribing for patients with chronic pain has led providers and healthcare organizations to consider opioid-dose reductions, known as tapering. Such actions can precipitate communication challenges for primary-care...
14-Dec-2017 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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...
11-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Inadequate Pain Research Funding Hampers Effort to Find Safer and More Effective Treatments

Funding for pain research remains at disproportionately low levels despite overwhelming evidence that untreated and undertreated chronic pain is the costing the nation more than $600 billion a year in medical costs and lost work time, and is...
9-Aug-2013 2:00 PM EDT

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