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Fibromyalgia Treatment in Patients on Antidepressants

Researchers identified characteristics associated with pain improvement in patients with fibromyalgia who take antidepressant medications.

Too Few Migraine Grants Submitted

The NINDS welcomes more migraine research grants.

Endometriosis Pain Reduced With Elagolix

At 3 months, significantly more women receiving both doses of elagolix had reductions in dysmenorrhea and nonmenstrual pelvic pain compared with those receiving placebo.

Efficacy of Lumbar Total Disc Replacement

Long-term, clinically important improvement in chronic low back pain can be achieved with lumbar total disc replacement and multidisciplinary rehabilitation in patients whose low back pain does not respond to conservative therapy.

Acute Migraine Affected by Allodynia?

The understanding of the mechanisms of allodynia is essential for the treatment of migraine.

Opana ER Removed From Market

The FDA has requested the removal of reformulated Opana ER (oxymorphone HCl; Endo) from the market.

Pediatric Migraine Anxiety and Attachment Insecurity

Attachment insecurity may amplify anxiety in children and adolescents with migraine without aura.
Regulatory Issues Cannabis for Medicine: Research and Policies Needed

Cannabis for Medicine: Research and Policies Needed

Medical marijuana, as a botanical and a scheduled drug does not fit the FDA paradigm for drug approval, a major impediment to its use in research.

Fibromyalgia

Pressure Pain Sensitivity Predicts Response to Acupuncture in Fibromyalgia

Pressure Pain Sensitivity Predicts Response to Acupuncture in Fibromyalgia

Pressure pain sensitivity is differentially linked to response to sham vs verum acupuncture in patients with fibromyalgia.

Abdominal & Pelvis Pain

Hypnotherapy for Pediatric IBS: Comparing Self-Administered, in-Office Therapy

Hypnotherapy for Pediatric IBS: Comparing Self-Administered, in-Office Therapy

The efficiency of self-administered hypnotherapy is equivalent to that of in-office hypnotherapy in relieving pediatric irritable bowel syndrome or functional abdominal pain.

Neuropathic Pain

Long-Term Opioids Associated With Worse Functional Status, Adverse Events in Polyneuropathy

Long-Term Opioids Associated With Worse Functional Status, Adverse Events in Polyneuropathy

Polyneuropathy may increase the likelihood of patients receiving long-term opioid therapy.

Treatments

Acupuncture Effective for Adhesive Capsulitis Pain

Acupuncture Effective for Adhesive Capsulitis Pain

Acupuncture was found to effectively alleviate pain associated with primary adhesive capsulitis.

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