Chronic Pain Newswire

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  1. Pain Management Drugs Market Estimated to Flourish by 2021 - Persistence Market ResearchRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Emailwire.com

    ... stomach ulcer, fibromyalgia and cancer. It can be classified on the basis of duration as acute pain and chronic pain. Acute pain is sudden onset of pain where as chronic pain persists for long periods. Chronic pain is mainly caused due to aging ...

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  2. Implant provides opiate alternative for chronic painRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... Linn said. "What that means is that they work very well for a short period of time. Using medications to treat chronic pain usually results in an escalation of the medications, just because they stop being effective at some point. And then you get ...

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  3. Opioid Addicts in Primary Care 10 Times More Likely to DieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PsychCentral

    ... at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Opioids are commonly prescribed to treat acute and chronic pain, and include prescription medications such as oxycodone (or OxyContin), hydrocodone (or Vicodin), codeine, morphine and fentanyl, as ...

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  4. Study: Opioid addiction increases risk of death tenfoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | UPI

    ... treated at specialty addiction clinics. Opioid-based medications are commonly prescribed to treat acute and chronic pain, and include formulations such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine and fentanyl. The over-prescription of opioids is ...

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  5. BioElectronics Corporation To Launch Educational Strategy: ActiPatch...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 20 | BioSpace

    ... The United States is in the midst of an opioid crisis. The company's management believes that as an effective chronic pain therapy, ActiPatch can help in greatly reducing the number of opioid prescriptions, and opioid use in general. The Company's ...

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  6. Opioid addiction increases likelihood of death tenfold in general healthcare settingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... of this disorder in primary care settings," Hser said. Opioids often are prescribed to treat acute and chronic pain, and include prescription medications such as oxycodone (or OxyContin), hydrocodone (or Vicodin), codeine, morphine and fentanyl, as ...

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  7. Opioid Addiction Increases Likelihood of Death by 10 Times Among...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 21 | Newswise

    ... of this disorder in primary care settings," Hser said. Opioids often are prescribed to treat acute and chronic pain, and include prescription medications such as oxycodone (or OxyContin), hydrocodone (or Vicodin), codeine, morphine and fentanyl, as ...

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  8. A year after Princea s death, Prince expert calls him a oethe greatest performer of his generationaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | KKIQ-FM Pleasanton

    ... tells ABC Radio. He says Prince fans were somewhat complicit in his addiction, which was likely a result of the chronic pain he suffered after years of performing. "You watch him jumping off of tall speaker stacks, landing in heels, going into a ...

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  9. Amy Rothenberg: Naturopathic medicine's role in fighting the opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Boston.com

    ... route of grave concern is the misuse of prescription opioid medication, often prescribed for the treatment of chronic pain. The advances put forth by the Massachusetts Medical Society are part of an essential and national effort to shift prescribing ...

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  10. What happens if you smoke marijuana every day?Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 20 | MSN Living

    ... only had a whiff of evidence on marijuana's effects, positive or negative. Medicinally, marijuana can treat chronic pain, nausea and the effects of multiple sclerosis. However, experts are likely to tell you it's too early to define marijuana's ...

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  11. Nation-Now 15 mins ago 10:19 a.m.What happens when you smoke marijuana every day?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... only had a whiff of evidence on marijuana's effects, positive or negative. Medicinally, marijuana can treat chronic pain, nausea and the effects of multiple sclerosis. However, experts are likely to tell you it's too early to define marijuana's ...

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  12. What marijuana really does to your body and brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... or substantial evidence - the most definitive levels - that cannabis can be an effective treatment for chronic pain , which could have to do with both CBD and THC. Pain is also "by far the most common" reason people request medical marijuana, ...

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  13. NeuroMetrix Reports Q1 2017 Financial ResultsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 19 | BioSpace

    ... primary product is QuellA , which is an over-the-counter wearable neurostimulation device for treating chronic pain that was launched in Q2 2015. The Company also has a diagnostic business based on its DPNCheckA product, which is a point-of-care ...

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  14. Complexity of the opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Cavalier Daily

    ... prescription use around the same time certain studies showed the medical profession was not adequately treating chronic pain. To capitalize on the drug's approval, pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma launched an intense marketing effort, promoting ...

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  15. BioElectronics to Launch Educational Strategy: ActiPatch as the First ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Market Wire

    ... The United States is in the midst of an opioid crisis. The company's management believes that as an effective chronic pain therapy, ActiPatch can help in greatly reducing the number of opioid prescriptions, and opioid use in general. The Company's ...

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  16. Volunteering is good for mind, body, communityRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 18 | The Star Press

    ... young people, though. Older volunteers, especially those in more active roles, experience decreased symptoms of chronic pain and are less likely to develop high blood pressure. A study of Americans over age 60 also found that those who volunteer ...

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  17. Updated Opioid Use Regulations Take Effect in Rhode IslandRead the original story

    Monday Apr 17 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    ... "While we work to minimize unnecessary prescribing of opioids for acute pain, it is essential that patients' chronic pain needs are appropriately and compassionately treated. Although opioid prescribing in Rhode Island decreased by 16% between 2013 ...

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  18. Overcoming Opioids: The quest for less addictive drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | WWSB

    ... e 2 million Americans hooked on these pills, evidence is growing that they're not as good a choice for treating chronic pain as once thought.

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  19. Zoetis Acquires Companion Animal Innovator Nexvet BiopharmaRead the original story

    Monday Apr 17 | Agri Marketing

    ZOETIS ACQUIRES COMPANION ANIMAL INNOVATOR NEXVET BIOPHARMA Apr. 17, 2017 Source: Zoetis news release Zoetis Inc. and Nexvet Biopharma plc today announced an agreement in which Zoetis, through a wholly owned subsidiary , will purchase Nexvet, an innovator in monoclonal antibody therapies for companion animals, for a purchase price of US $6.72 per share, representing an aggregate equity valuation of approximately US $85 million. The acquisition will strengthen Zoetis' pipeline of solutions for chronic pain management in dogs and cats, which represents an area of high-need in companion animal health.

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  20. In pain? Many doctors say opioids are not the answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | Salon

    Those of you who have experienced pain, especially gnawing, chronic pain, know that it affects your happiness, outlook and ability to function. In the past couple of years, the treatment of chronic pain has undergone an earthshaking transformation as opioid addiction continues to claim - and ruin - lives.

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