Pain

FDA Approves REMS for Extended-Release, Long-Acting Opioids

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) for extended-release (ER) […]

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By R Kennedy | Chronic Pain . News . Pain
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Brain Regions Involved in Transition From Acute to Chronic Pain

Neuroscience researchers have been searching for years using imaging studies to find changes in brain structure and function that correlate […]

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By R Kennedy | Brain Scan . Imaging . Pain . Radiology
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Distraction Can Reduce Pain

According to a report published in Current Biology, reduced pain perception while being distracted from pain is an everyday example […]

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By R Kennedy | Cognition . Imaging . Pain
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Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Exercise for Chronic Widespread Pain

A study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine evaluated the clinical impact of telephone-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy (TCBT), exercise, […]

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By R Kennedy | Cognitive Behavior Therapy . Pain
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Psychological Interventions Can Improve Chronic Pain

A presentation at the “Pain In Europe“, 7th Congress of the European Federation of International Association for the Study of […]

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IOM: Over 100 million in Chronic Pain in US

New report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) that calls for changes in how chronic pain is managed.[Read more]

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By R Kennedy | News . Pain
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Minimal Progress in Treating Chronic Pain

An article in June 25th Lancet reviewed the empirical evidence for the management of chronic non-cancer pain, including the most […]

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By R Kennedy | Pain . Treatment
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