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NIH Calling Pain Investigators to Join HEAL Initiative Research

In April 2018, NIH launched the HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term) Initiative, an aggressive, trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to attack the national opioid public health crisis. Today, at the American Pain Society...
5-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Targeting Emotional Aspects of Pain Could Reduce Opioid Dependency

Today at the American Pain Society Annual Meeting, a plenary session speaker asked: “What if it were possible to develop a pain medication that could curb the negative emotions experienced by patients with chronic pain without causing euphoria and...
4-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Put the Brain and Body Back Together in Pain Research

Advances in pain research are yielding new insights into mysteries lurking inside the brain and how brain mechanisms influence chronic pain. However, a senior official at the National Institutes of Health, speaking today at the American Pain Society...
3-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Pain Society Scientific Conference, April 3-6, Milwaukee

The 2019 American Pain Society Scientific Meeting will convene in Milwaukee, April 3-6, and the theme of the conference is "Combating the Opioid Epidemic Through Innovation in the Treatment of Pain.”
25-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Pain Society Scientific Meeting, April 3-6, Milwaukee

Unique opportunity to cover the latest clinical and scientific discoveries concerned with solving the opioids epidemic and developing effective alternative therapies.
18-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American Pain Society Scientific Meeting, April 3-6, Milwaukee

Plenary sessions and panel symposia during the APS conference will dwell on new research to discover safer pain medications and on promising non-pharmaceutical interventions for chronic pain. ...
15-Feb-2019 9:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

Online Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Effective for Fibromyalgia

Canadian researchers writing in The Journal of Pain reported that fibromyalgia (FM) patients participating in online acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and treatment as usual (TAU) showed significant improvement in primary disease outcomes,...
5-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Pain Society Encouraged by Pain Research Funding Progress

It’s been more than two years since the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released its National Pain Strategy, a comprehensive population health-level strategy for pain, and a year since announcing its Federal Pain Strategy, a long-term...
5-Sep-2018 10:05 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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The American Pain Society is a multidisciplinary community that brings together a diverse group of scientists, clinicians and other professionals to increase the knowledge of pain and transform public policy and clinical practice to reduce pain-related suffering.

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