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Alternative Strategy for Neonatal Pain Management

Growth hormone may modulate pain by blocking nociceptor sensitization induced by cutaneous inflammation in neonates.

Outlook of E-Pain Technologies

Ideally, internet-based and mobile-device based platforms would work together to tailor the intervention based on patient responses.

Biomarker for Effective Methadone Dose

Polymorphism at the level of drug receptors, transporters, or other proteins involved in drug metabolism or action may have an impact on the effect of a drug.

ACP Guideline for Low Back Pain

The ACP developed the guideline from randomized, controlled trials and systematic reviews published through April 2015 that focused on noninvasive pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments for low back pain.

Visual Stimuli Modulate Pain Perception

Viewing photographs can decrease pain intensity in patients with chronic pain.

Cannabis: Health Effects,Therapeutic Benefits

In January 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a report titled "The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendation for Research."

Improving Identification of RA Biomarkers

There is little evidence to support the utility of biomarkers to guide clinical care for optimal RA treatment.

Is Disrupted Homeostasis Causing Headaches?

Although the underlying pathophysiology of homeostasis-related headaches is not yet clearly defined, the nervous and endocrine systems are thought to be involved through the maintenance of homeostasis.
Neuropathic Pain

Classification of Peripheral Neuropathic Pain Based on Sensory Profiles

Classification of Peripheral Neuropathic Pain Based on Sensory Profiles

Researchers identified 3 subgroups of patients with peripheral neuropathic pain, based on sensory signs and symptoms.

Post-Surgical Pain

Thoracic Paravertebral Nerve Block for Postthoracotomy Pain

Thoracic Paravertebral Nerve Block for Postthoracotomy Pain

Continuous thoracic paravertebral nerve block is similarly effective as epidural anesthesia for the management of postthoracotomy pain.

Chronic Pain

Customized CBT for HCV Patients Reduces Pain and Substance Use

Customized CBT for HCV Patients Reduces Pain and Substance Use

A targeted form of CBT is effective in treating chronic pain and substance use disorder in veterans with hepatitis C virus infection.

Migraine & Headache

Headache Prevalence in Pediatric Ischemic Stroke

Headache Prevalence in Pediatric Ischemic Stroke

Headaches may more commonly be associated with stroke in children younger than 18 years than in adults.

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