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Stem Cell Treatment Shows Promise in Animal Model of Diabetic Neuropathy
Study shows intramuscular injected bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells may be able to restore the myelin sheath and nerve cells in diabetic sciatic nerves.
A recent study looked at the safety and efficacy of prolonged-release forms of two common opioids—oxycodone and naloxone—in treating chronic pain and opioid-induced constipation, which affects in as many as 40% of opioid-treated patients.
Patients with chronic back and leg pain may be able to forgo the use of prescription painkillers thanks to a new treatment that has been shown to provide long-lasting analgesia.
Trigeminal neuralgia is often mistreated or under-treated. Even when treatment is appropriately delivered, there can be troublesome side effects and complications. Proper diagnosis and treatment typically involves coordination of care among neurologists, anaesthesiologists, dentists, neurosurgeons, and neuroradiologists
Opioids have been and continue to be a major source of relief for both chronic and acute pain sufferers. As the use of prescription opioid medications continues to rise, however, so does our knowledge about opioid dependence and opioid poisonings.
With migraines more than twice as prevalent in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome as in those without, it is clear there is a link between carpal tunnel syndrome and migraine.
Patient-controlled analgesia appears to be statistically and clinically superior to standard pain control in emergency department patients with non-traumatic abdominal pain.

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