Data review: More studies needed on water-based fibromyalgia therapies
Better-quality studies that include larger sample sizes and target long-term results are needed before determining the efficacy of using balneotherapy and hydrotherapy for fibromyalgia management, according to a study in Arthritis Research & Therapy. Researchers conducted a literature review of controlled trials for a range of balneotherapeutic and hydrotherapeutic treatments. Healio (free registration)
NIH awards $11M for drug abuse studies involving social media
More than $11 million has been awarded by the NIH to researchers studying how social media can be used to improve the understanding, prevention and treatment of addiction and substance abuse. Studies include using social media to reduce prescription drug abuse among patients with chronic pain, developing techniques to mine social media for patterns of substance abuse, and determining whether social networks can support addiction recovery. MedicalDaily.com
Please contact one of our specialists for advertising opportunities,
editorial inquiries, job placements, or any other questions.