Category Archives: Somatic Pain

A LETTER TO ‘NORMALS’

by Jeanne Hambleton © 2008 NFA Leader Against Pain-Advocate How many times do you feel guilty when you watch your family do jobs which you used to do without thinking about it? What is your reaction to that barbed comment, … Continue reading

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Chinese suffer aches and pains too

We like to complain about our aches and pains, but rheumatism is not only the preserve of western society. A comprehensive survey of rheumatic diseases in China, published in the open access journal Arthritis Research & Therapy, reveals that rheumatic … Continue reading

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Help for young people misdiagnosed, isolated and forgotten

PRESS RELEASE: 23 JANUARY 2008 Help for young people misdiagnosed, isolated and forgotten For the first time two charities are coming together to reach out to young people of Sussex suffering from a very painful and distressing illness. The Association … Continue reading

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Antidepressants and painkillers – a dangerous combination

Contact: Simon Dunford s.dunford@uea.ac.uk 44-016-035-92203 University of East Anglia Taking antidepressants together with painkillers can substantially increase the risk of bleeding from the stomach, according to new research by the University of East Anglia. The antidepressant drugs, selective serotonin reuptake … Continue reading

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Treatment blocks pain without disrupting other functions

Contact: Natalie Frazin 301-496-5924 NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke A combination of two drugs can selectively block pain-sensing neurons in rats without impairing movement or other sensations such as touch, according to a new study by National Institutes … Continue reading

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Opioids for managing chronic non-malignant pain: safe and effective prescribing.

Kahan M, Srivastava A, Wilson L, Mailis-Gagnon A, Midmer D. Addiction Medical Service, St Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. kahanm@stjoe.on.ca OBJECTIVE: To review the evidence on safe and effective prescribing of opioids for chronic non-malignant pain. QUALITY OF EVIDENCE: … Continue reading

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Prevalence of Interpersonal Abuse in Primary Care Patients Prescribed Opioids for Chronic Pain.

Balousek S, Plane MB, Fleming M. Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA. BACKGROUND: Interpersonal abuse is associated with clinical problems including chronic pain disorders. OBJECTIVES: The objective of this study … Continue reading

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