Emotional affection on a sustained attention task: the importance the aging process and depression - Pinel L, Perez-Nieto MA, Redondo M, Rodr íguez-Rodríguez L, Gordillo F, León L.
Chronic pain is a complex experience that has now become a major public health issue. This has prompted many researchers to study attention, understanding it to be a crucial factor that allows altering the experience of pain, while attributing considerable... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Fatal accident involving a welder employed by a shipping container company, associated with the use of tramadol and antidepressant agents - Sanz-Gallen P, Amig ó de Bonet N, Canals ML, Martí-Amengual G.
The widespread use of opioids for the treatment of moderate or severe acute and chronic pain has become a public health problem due to the physical and psychological dependence and tolerance they produce. The increasingly higher doses that patients require... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

What Happens During a Coccygectomy?
Title: What Happens During a Coccygectomy?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 7/3/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/3/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - July 3, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Muscle Relaxants for Back Pain Are Soaring: Are They Safe?
Title: Muscle Relaxants for Back Pain Are Soaring: Are They Safe?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/1/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/2/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - July 2, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Ketamine for Chronic Pain: Old Drug New Trick? Ketamine for Chronic Pain: Old Drug New Trick?
This commentary highlights the many uses of ketamine in the practice of anesthesia as well as psychiatry. What place might it have in our chronic pain treatment arsenal?Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Tanezumab Has Small Effect on Difficult-to-Treat Chronic Low-Back Pain, May Cause Joint Problems in Some Tanezumab Has Small Effect on Difficult-to-Treat Chronic Low-Back Pain, May Cause Joint Problems in Some
Tanezumab produces a small reduction in pain and improves function in patients with chronic low-back pain not adequately controlled by standard-of-care analgesics, according to results from a phase 3 study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 1, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

What Happens During a Fistulotomy?
Title: What Happens During a Fistulotomy?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 7/1/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - July 1, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

AHRQ: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Request
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is extending the comment period for submissions of innovative approaches to managing opioid medications for chronic pain in older adults. AHRQ will use the information for planning purposes and does not intend to comment on responses. Submissions are now due by August 30, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 1, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Risk Factors for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Widespread Pain Risk Factors for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Widespread Pain
This review demonstrates a wide variety of risk factors for fibromyalgia, strongly suggesting that there are multiple etiological routes into fibromyalgia and chronic widespread pain.Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Lady Gaga health: The condition which has caused singer ‘chronic pain’ - other symptoms
LADY GAGA is the Golden Globe award-winning songstress, famed for hits such as Poker Face, Bad Romance and Alejandro. But beneath the beautiful voice, the star has been in pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical Pot May Help Many Battle Insomnia, Pain and Stress: Study
FRIDAY, June 26, 2020 -- More and more U.S. states are allowing marijuana to be taken as medicine, and a new study suggests that users do indeed feel better. In a survey of nearly 1,300 people with chronic health conditions, researchers found that... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 26, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical Pot May Help Many Battle Insomnia, Pain and Stress: Study
Title: Medical Pot May Help Many Battle Insomnia, Pain and Stress: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 26, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

1 in 10 Americans Uses a Prescription Painkiller: CDC
Title: 1 in 10 Americans Uses a Prescription Painkiller: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/25/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 25, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Avoiding Pain and Addiction After Sports-Injury Surgery
Title: Avoiding Pain and Addiction After Sports-Injury SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/25/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 25, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Stubbed Your Toe? Only Real Swear Words Help Dull the Pain
Title: Stubbed Your Toe? Only Real Swear Words Help Dull the PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/23/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 23, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Drug Might Relieve Low Back Pain in Whole New Way
Title: Drug Might Relieve Low Back Pain in Whole New WayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/23/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 23, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

How Long Does a TAP Block Last?
Title: How Long Does a TAP Block Last?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 6/23/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/23/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 23, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System?
Title: How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 6/23/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/23/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 23, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

FDA OKs Implantable Neurostimulator for Intractable Low Back Pain FDA OKs Implantable Neurostimulator for Intractable Low Back Pain
The implantable device treats intractable chronic low back pain due to multifidus muscle dysfunction in adults who have failed medication and physical therapy and are not candidates for spine surgery.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - June 22, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Pain and evil: from local nociception to misery following social harm - D'Ippolito M, Purgato A, Buzzi MG.
Experiencing pain, especially when chronic, is an excruciating condition that should be regarded as a syndrome, if not a disease. People suffering from chronic pain tend to develop psychological discomfort mostly due to lack of acceptance, disbelief, blame... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Investigational Nonopioid Pain Reliever Tanezumab Might Relieve Low Back Pain in Whole New Way
MONDAY, June 22, 2020 -- A new nonopioid pain reliever could be welcome news for people who have difficult-to-treat back pain. Tanezumab is what's called a monoclonal antibody. And it might offer extended relief from chronic lower back pain, a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Tanezumab Improves Pain, Function in Chronic Low Back Pain
MONDAY, June 22, 2020 -- For patients with chronic low back pain, tanezumab 10 mg significantly improves pain and function, according to a study published online June 19 in PAIN. John D. Markman, M.D., from the University of Rochester Medical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Partner abuse among treatment-seeking individuals with chronic pain: prevalence, characteristics, and association with pain-related outcomes - Craner JR, Lake ES, Bancroft KE, Hanson KM.
This study assessed the prevalence of abusive partner relationships among individuals presenting for chronic pain treatment. In addition, this study examined the association between partner abuse histories and pain-relevant outcome variables. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

New Therapy Reduces Chronic Low Back Pain in Large International Study
A new study has found that tanezumab, a monoclonal antibody that inhibits nerve activity, provides relief in patients with chronic low back pain, one of the leading reasons why people seek medical care and the number one cause of disability worldwide. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - June 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Tanezumab safe and effective in the treatment of chronic lower-back pain, study finds
A new drug, tanezumab, appears to reduce back pain, according to a study published Friday by the journal Pain. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is a Lumbar Facetectomy?
Title: What Is a Lumbar Facetectomy?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 19, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

How Is a Lumbar Facetectomy Performed?
Title: How Is a Lumbar Facetectomy Performed?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 19, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

How Long Does a Deep Peroneal Nerve Block Last?
Title: How Long Does a Deep Peroneal Nerve Block Last?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 19, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

New therapy reduces chronic low back pain in large international study
(University of Rochester Medical Center) A new study has found that tanezumab, a monoclonal antibody that inhibits nerve activity, provides relief in patients with chronic low back pain, one of the leading reasons why people seek medical care and the number one cause of disability worldwide. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Long Does A Supratrochlear Nerve Block Last?
Title: How Long Does A Supratrochlear Nerve Block Last?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 6/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 18, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

How Long Does a Superficial Peroneal Nerve Block Last?
Title: How Long Does a Superficial Peroneal Nerve Block Last?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 6/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 18, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Can Stress Cause Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?
Title: Can Stress Cause Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 6/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/18/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 18, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Which Surgery Works Best for Lower Back Pain?
Title: Which Surgery Works Best for Lower Back Pain?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 17, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

What Is an Infraclavicular Nerve Block?
Title: What Is an Infraclavicular Nerve Block?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 6/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 17, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

How Long Does a Posterior Tibial Nerve Block Last?
Title: How Long Does a Posterior Tibial Nerve Block Last?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 6/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/16/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 16, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Subcutaneous Daratumumab Combination Resulted in Deep and Rapid Hematologic Responses and Improved Clinical Outcomes in the Treatment of Patients with Newly Diagnosed Light Chain (AL) Amyloidosis
RARITAN, NJ, June 13, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today results from the first randomized Phase 3 study investigating subcutaneous daratumumab[i] in the treatment of patients with newly diagnosed light chain (AL) amyloidosis, a rare and potentially fatal disease.[1],[2] The data demonstrated subcutaneous daratumumab in combination with cyclophosphamide, bortezomib, and dexamethasone (D-CyBorD) resulted in a higher hematologic complete response rate (CR), (53 percent vs. 18 percent [P
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

What Triggers Tension Headaches?
Title: What Triggers Tension Headaches?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 15, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

What are the First Signs of MS?
Title: What are the First Signs of MS?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 15, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

How Do You Perform a Maxillary Nerve Block?
Title: How Do You Perform a Maxillary Nerve Block?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 15, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Shift to online consultations helps patients with chronic pain receive support in lockdown
(University of Bath) Academics and practitioners from the Centre for Pain Research at the University of Bath (UK) have been active in ensuring those with debilitating chronic pain conditions continue to receive support throughout lockdown, including by championing virtual consultations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Relationship between pain, fatigue, and physical activity levels during a technology-based physical activity intervention - Canori A, Amiri AM, Thapa-Chhetry B, Finley MA, Schmidt-Read M, Lamboy MR, Intille SS, Hiremath SV.
OBJECTIVE: The majority of individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) experience chronic pain. Chronic pain can be difficult to manage because of variability in the underlying pain mechanisms. More insight regarding the relationship between pain and physica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Can prescription drug use disorder predict suicidality in US adults with chronic pain? A pilot study based on collaborative psychiatric epidemiological surveys - Abdelghani M, Ibrahim S, Said A, Foad E.
This study aimed to estimate the prevalence and correlates of suicidality and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Chronic pain diagnosis in refugee torture survivors: a  prospective, blinded diagnostic accuracy study - Kaur G, Weinberg R, Milewski AR, Huynh S, Mauer E, Hemmings HC, Pryor KO.
BACKGROUND: An estimated 87% of torture survivors experience chronic pain such as brachial plexopathy from upper extremity suspension or lumbosacral plexus injury from leg hyperextension. However, a vast majority of pain is undetected by evaluators due to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

What Causes Free Peritoneal Fluid?
Discussion Peritoneal fluid is normal. It decreases the friction of the peritoneum covering abdominal and pelvic organs and helps to protect them and allow their movement. A normal amount of peritoneal fluid is expected on radiological evaluation. Increased peritoneal fluid is a continuum and is concerning as a wide variety of pathological causes are associated with it such as abdominal trauma and appendicitis. At the far end of the scale is ascites that is the accumulation of free fluid more than 25 ml. It is usually associated with abdominal distension but fluid must accumulate before distension can occur and therefore i...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 8, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

My friend chose an assisted death in Switzerland. Her dying wish was to tell you why
Cindy Siegel Shepler had several chronic disease diagnoses and lived with severe pain and fatigue for decades. In choosing legal assisted death, she hoped to provide an example for Americans about a death with dignity. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIDCR's Summer 2020 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Summer 2020 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities NIH/HHS News Funding Notices Science Advances Subscribe to NICDR News Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR Announces Availability of COVID-19 Research Funding On May 5, NIDCR issued two Notices of Special Interest highlighting the urgent need for research on coronavirus disease 2019. This research may be conducted either via the National Dental PBRN infrastruc...
Source: NIDCR Science News - June 4, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Nevro Appoints Finance Executive Roderick MacLeod as Chief Financial Officer
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 4, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Nevro Corp. (NYSE: NVRO), a global medical device company that is providing innovative, evidence-based solutions for the treatment of chronic pain, today announced the appoint... Devices, Neurology, Personnel Nevro Corp, Senza Omnia, Spinal Cord Stimulation, HF10 therapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study: Patients with chronic pain prefer cannabis over opioids and other prescription medications
(Natural News) Marijuana is legal in 11 states for adults over the age of 21. It is also legal for medical use in 33 states. Cannabis legalization has been the subject of many a heated debate over the last decade. Opponents of cannabis legalization often argue that prolonged marijuana use can have adverse effects on... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists find new pain-suppression center in the brain
Scientists identified a group of neurons in mice that blunt pain within the brain. Such neurons could be promising targets for new non-addictive therapies for chronic pain. (Source: NIH Research Matters)
Source: NIH Research Matters - June 2, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Amoxicillin low-value care in chronic low back pain
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - June 1, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news