Results of a recent clinical trial by researchers at the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine in the Affiliated Tenth People’s Hospital of Tongji University, in Shanghai, China, have deemed locally injected methylcobalamin more effective than its orally administered counterpart as a treatment for subacute herpetic neuralgia.
Treating postherpetic neuralgia patients with the oral opioid agonist tramadol may significantly reduce moderate to severe nerve pain.
Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies show that a single dose of methylphenidate increases activation in specific areas of the brain in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
In a mouse model of MS, mice treated with the mitochondrial translocator protein ligand etifoxine experienced reduced symptom severity.
As irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) remains a complicated condition to treat with an etiology that’s still unknown, it’s difficult for physicians to find the best proven therapies among new remedies and the variety of pharmacological and nondrug options they have been trying for years.