March 11, 2019 — Trevena, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRVN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative treatment options that target and treat diseases affecting the central nervous system, or CNS, today announced publication of APOLLO-1 (Phase 3) results in The Journal of Pain Research on the effects of oliceridine (TRV130) for management […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain A national call for restraint in opioid prescribing has yielded dramatic progress in clinician prescribing patterns, with some notable room for improvement. These are the findings of a new study from Harvard Medical School showing a drop of more than 50 percent in monthly opioid prescribing for new patients. Despite this […]Continue Reading ...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted a warning letter to Nutra Pharma Corp. for illegally marketing unapproved products labeled as homeopathic with claims about their ability to treat addiction and chronic pain, including pain associated with cancer, diabetes, shingles, fibromyalgia and other serious conditions. “One of our most important obligations is to protect […]Continue Reading ...
THURSDAY, March 14, 2019 — Knee pain is not associated with daily walking levels in individuals with mild-to-moderate, symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (KOA), according to a study published online March 6 in Arthritis Care & Research. Nicholas M. Brisson, from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and colleagues collected data from 59 individuals (48 women; mean […]Continue Reading ...
University of Oklahoma neuroscientists have found a pathway in the brain where taste and pain intersect in a new study that originally was designed to look at the intersection of taste and food temperature. This study was the first time researchers have shown that taste and pain signals come together in the brain and use […]Continue Reading ...
The use of opioids for pain management among U.S. adults with severe pain interface has more than doubled since 1998. Credit: NCCIH Prompted by a call from the National Academy of Medicine, then the Institute of Medicine, for improved national data on pain, a recent study provides new insights concerning pain trends and opioid use […]Continue Reading ...
February 19, 2019 — Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced positive top-line results from a Phase 3 study evaluating tanezumab in patients with moderate-to-severe chronic low back pain (CLBP). In the study, treatment with tanezumab 10 mg met the primary endpoint, demonstrating a statistically significant improvement in pain […]Continue Reading ...
A research group at Hiroshima University observed a potential new target for chronic pain treatment. Further research using this receptor could lead to new, more effective drugs to use in pain-relieving treatment for chronic pain. Conditions that cause chronic pain can be difficult to manage. These include sciatica, cancer and rheumatoid arthritis. Chronic pain mechanisms […]Continue Reading ...
A new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Health Science Center at Houston and Baylor College of Medicine has produced evidence of the source of chronic pain in humans, revealing several new targets for pain treatment. The paper — published March 19 in Brain, one […]Continue Reading ...
Ohio State University researchers have evidence that blood samples can reliably detect fibromyalgia, a disease that is often misdiagnosed due to its general symptoms that characterize a number of other conditions. Shutterstock | pathdoc Published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the study describes success in finding biomarkers of fibromyalgia and distinguishing the disease from […]Continue Reading ...
The study, ‘Pinning to Cope: Using Pinterest for Chronic Pain Management,’ analyzed 502 posts on Pinterests dealing with chronic pain. Credit: VCU A new study by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University that analyzed 502 posts on Pinterest about chronic pain revealed that the social media platform is helping people with chronic pain cope by sharing […]Continue Reading ...
Chronic pain involves more than just hurting. People suffering from pain often experience sadness, depression and lethargy. That’s one reason opioids can be so addictive — they not only dampen the pain but also make people feel euphoric. What if it were possible to develop a pain killer that could curb the negative emotions associated […]Continue Reading ...
Addiction to prescription opioids has reached a crisis level in the United States. Now the drug is causing concern across the Atlantic. Researchers from Denmark, Norway and Sweden urge caution after discovering that prescriptions for the pain medication oxycodone have significantly increased during the last decade. The opioid crisis in the United States shows no […]Continue Reading ...
In addition to the other health conditions affected by estrogen, it has also been shown to affect pain sensitivity. This finding was the basis of a study of more than 200,000 records from the Veterans Health Administration that demonstrated a link between menopause symptoms and chronic pain. Study results are published online today in Menopause, […]Continue Reading ...
Knee pain was not associated with daily walking levels in an Arthritis Care & Research study of individuals with mild-to-moderate, symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.Continue Reading ...
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