Israeli firm gets U.S. nod for advanced trials for non-opiate painkiller

Israeli pharmaceuticals company PainReform has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin late-stage clinical studies for a pain relief drug that is a departure from opiate-based narcotics, it said on Tuesday.
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HIGH BLOOD pressure doesn ’t usually have symptoms, however sometimes there are certain signs which could indicate the condition. One such symptom is pain in a particular part of the body.
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You're reading 5 Approaches to Combat Stress Through a Healthier Mind-Body Connection, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. To accomplish the highest level of health, it is important to know and accept that the mind and body are tightly intertwined. This concept itself is far from new, but knowing how to leverage the connection is becoming increasingly intriguing. More than a century ago, Harvard psychologist Walter Bradford Cannon drew people's attention to the mind-body connection when he described...
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Source: Psychiatry Investigation - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Investig Source Type: research
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Authors: Mayrovitz HN, Yzer JA Abstract Based on preliminary observations that topical cooling appeared to soften lymphedematous and fibrotic tissue, our goal was to systematically and quantitatively evaluate this effect. For this purpose, topical cooling was used as part of treatment of lymphedematous and fibrotic skin of women with breast cancer related lymphedema (BCRL) and localized fibrosis. Skin tissue hardness was assessed via the force required to indent skin to 4 mm (F4.0) and 1.3 mm (F1.3) and skin water was assessed by measurements of tissue dielectric constant (TDC). Measurements were done before coolin...
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A recent study concludes that a special type of video game could be used to successfully reduce chronic low back pain at a patient's home.
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Authors: Addula M, Wilson VED, Reddymasu S, Agrawal DK Abstract INTRODUCTION: Functional dyspepsia (FD) is widespread with 20% prevalence worldwide and a significant economic burden due to health care cost and constraints on daily activities of patients. Despite extensive investigation, the underlying causes of dyspepsia in a majority of patients remain unknown. Common complaints include abdominal discomfort, pain, burning, nausea, early satiety, and bloating. Motor dysfunction of the gut was long considered a major cause, but recent investigations suggest immune-based pathophysiological and molecular events in the...
Source: Expert Review of Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Expert Rev Clin Immunol Source Type: research
Almost ten million people in the UK suffer pain nearly every day and many of them resort to popping pills to dull the ache. Millions more take painkillers for a whole range of conditions.
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Publication date: Available online 22 September 2018Source: Journal of Visceral SurgeryAuthor(s): C. Chater, A. Saudemont, P. ZerbibSummaryRadiation enteritis is an iatrogenic disease of the intestines caused by radiation therapy. Two entities, chronic and acute radiation enteritis, are described. The acute symptoms (abdominal pain, loss of appetite, diarrhea) develop within the first hours or days after radiation therapy and can be treated medically. Chronic radiation enteritis leads to a chronic sub-obstructive and/or malabsorption syndrome developing at least two months after the end of radiation therapy. Cases occurrin...
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