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Expert's Insights Into Coverage Gap for Cluster Headache Oxygen Therapy

Expert's Insights Into Coverage Gap for Cluster Headache Oxygen Therapy

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A recently published article exposes a gaping hole in the access to an effective first-line therapy for a portion of patients with cluster headache in the United States.

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome: Mechanisms Underlying Capsaicin Efficacy

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome: Mechanisms Underlying Capsaicin Efficacy

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The stimulation of the transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 receptor may explain the benefits of capsaicin and hot water hydrotherapy in patients experiencing cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome.

FDA Approves Duzallo, Lesinurad Plus Allopurinol Combo Drug, for Gout

FDA Approves Duzallo, Lesinurad Plus Allopurinol Combo Drug, for Gout

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The FDA approved Duzallo, a fixed-dose tablet combining lesinurad and allopurinol, for the treatment of uncontrolled gout.

Diclofenac is the Most Effective NSAID in Reducing Osteoarthritic Pain

Diclofenac is the Most Effective NSAID in Reducing Osteoarthritic Pain

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Diclofenac at 150 mg/day is the most effective NSAID for treating osteoarthritic pain and physical disability, while paracetamol had nearly no effect.

Interchangeability Study Initiated for Adalimumab Biosimilar

Interchangeability Study Initiated for Adalimumab Biosimilar

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Boehringer Ingelheim has initiated a clinical study to investigate the interchangeability between an adalimumab biosimilar candidate and Humira.

FDA Grants Recurrent UTI Vaccine Fast Track Designation

FDA Grants Recurrent UTI Vaccine Fast Track Designation

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Sequoia Sciences announced that the FDA has granted Fast Track Designation to its investigational vaccine for recurrent urinary tract infections caused by multi-drug resistant bacteria.

Uncovering Conversion Disorder: A Guide for Primary Care Physicians

Uncovering Conversion Disorder: A Guide for Primary Care Physicians

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Primary care physicians can face many challenges in diagnosing conversion disorder; Dr Patricia Tsui sheds light on diagnosis and management in the primary care setting.

Psoriatic Arthritis Improved With Etanercept Therapy

Psoriatic Arthritis Improved With Etanercept Therapy

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Etanercept therapy reduces clinical markers of disease activity in patients with psoriatic arthritis while stabilizing cardiovascular disease risk factors over a period of 5 years.

New Device for Treating Cluster Headaches Available

New Device for Treating Cluster Headaches Available

gammaCore, a hand-held device for treating episodic cluster headaches via mild electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve is now available in the United States.

HBV Vaccine Reduces Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Risk

HBV Vaccine Reduces Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Risk

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Vaccinating against hepatitis B virus infection reduces the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in adolescents.

Migraine Treatment With Self-Controlled Electric Stimulation

Migraine Treatment With Self-Controlled Electric Stimulation

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Remote electrical stimulation is an effective, noninvasive, nonpharmacologic alternative treatment to traditional medications for acute migraine.

Diabetic Neuropathy: Updated Position Statement by the American Diabetes Association

Diabetic Neuropathy: Updated Position Statement by the American Diabetes Association

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The American Diabetes Association released an updated position statement on the prevention, detection, and management of diabetic neuropathies.

Biomarkers to Predict Dose Reductions, Discontinuation of Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment?

Biomarkers to Predict Dose Reductions, Discontinuation of Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment?

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

Proposed Algorithm to Diagnose, Treat Neuropathic Pain

Proposed Algorithm to Diagnose, Treat Neuropathic Pain

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A research group developed the algorithm through a year-long process of reviewing data, sharing their own clinical experiences, and considering feedback from geriatric and pain societies.

Systematic Assessment of Chronic Pain Domains as a Way to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment

Systematic Assessment of Chronic Pain Domains as a Way to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment

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Understanding pain mechanisms for targeted treatments.

Pain in Parkinson's Disease: A Research Vista for Innovative Treatments

Pain in Parkinson's Disease: A Research Vista for Innovative Treatments

Studies describing novel treatment avenues and/or complementary and alternative medicines for the treatment of pain in Parkinson's disease.

The Identification of Pain in Mood Disorders: Toward Improving Comorbid Diagnoses and Treatment Outcomes

The Identification of Pain in Mood Disorders: Toward Improving Comorbid Diagnoses and Treatment Outcomes

Studies examining the identification and use of screening tools for mental illness in chronic pain

Guidelines for First-Line Treatment for Acute Migraine in the Emergency Department

Guidelines for First-Line Treatment for Acute Migraine in the Emergency Department

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New guidelines for treatment of migraine in the ED seek to reduce opioid prescription.

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