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Study assesses risks in taking long-acting opioids

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Feb 18, 2015

Research that included data on 840,606 veterans who were mostly male and over age 50 linked long-acting opioid medications with greater odds of unintentional overdoses compared with shorter-acting forms of the medicines. The study in JAMA Internal Medicine found the risk escalated during the first two weeks of treatment. Medscape (free registration) (02/18)


Coffee protein found to have morphine-like properties

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Jan 28, 2015

Pain before back surgery corresponds with pain afterward, study finds

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Jan 28, 2015

Study links brain activity to reported pain in fibromyalgia

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2015

Study: Doctor-patient communication crucial for pain management

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Feb 04, 2015

The human brain -- and emotions -- can turn pain up or down

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

Study links mood disorders with chronic pain

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Feb 04, 2015

Psychological stress may intensify pain, study says

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2015

Study: Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate effective for pain relief in knee OA

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Feb 04, 2015

Responses like "ow!" may disrupt pain signals, study suggests

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2015


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