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5-year study to look at alternative therapies for chronic pain

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Oct 01, 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs and the NIH are jointly launching a five-year, $21.7 million study on the effectiveness of alternative therapies for chronic pain. Nearly half of Iraq and Afghanistan vets suffer chronic pain, and many are prescribed addictive opioids. Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The (09/25)


Neurologists release new guidelines for use of narcotic pain medication

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Oct 01, 2014

Hydrocodone reclassification might have unintended consequences

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Sep 24, 2014

Study questions use of cutoffs with visual pain scores

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Oct 15, 2014

Neuroimaging may give clues to cause of fibromyalgia

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Sep 24, 2014

MRIs show opioid-addicted pain patients respond to therapy

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Sep 24, 2014

Chronic-pain patients pay more attention to pain-related words

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Oct 08, 2014

Study: Patients with knee OA may have neuropathic pain

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Sep 24, 2014

Researchers developing low-back pain imaging test receive $2.8M grant

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Oct 01, 2014

Theramine may reduce lower back pain, inflammation, study says

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Oct 08, 2014


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