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Optical control of a neuroreceptor alleviates chronic pain

Pain serves as a valuable warning signal, but when it becomes chronic, pain should be considered as a real disease. An international team including research scientists from the CNRS and

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An analysis of the patient journey during anaesthesia

Introduction A case study by Arwinder Singh of a patient who underwent bilateral retrograde change of urethral stents following stent placement due to prostate cancer. A case study is an

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New approach for personalised treatment of spinal cord injuries

Researchers have suggested a new tool to treat spinal cord injuries after developing a urine test that reveals the presence of a neurotoxin that worsens the severity and pain of spinal

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Study offers new approach to treating pain

Research on the effect of nerve cell stiffness on sensitivity to touch could lead to new painkillers and a new approach to treating pain Scientists at EMBL and the Werner Reichardt

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Anaesthetic cream most effective pain reliever for infant vaccinations

 Infant vaccinations are considered the best way to protect a baby from 14 serious childhood diseases. Sometimes, the pain from vaccine injections can distress infants, which contributes to hesitancy from

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High-frequency spinal cord stimulation ‘offers back and leg pain benefits’

High-frequency spinal cord stimulation may be a beneficial new treatment option for patients with severe chronic back and leg pain, new research has shown. The research, published in Neurosurgery, evaluated

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Autism-linked protein crucial for feeling pain

Sensory problems are common to autism spectrum disorders. Some individuals with autism may injure themselves repetitively – for example, pulling their hair or banging their heads – because they’re less

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Airway Emergency – Management of ‘can’t intubate can’t oxygenate’ scenario

Summary A ‘can’t intubate can’t oxygenate’ scenario (CICO) is defined as a situation when there is failed intubation and failure to adequately oxygenate using facemask ventilation or supraglottic airway device

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Progress in technology offers new opportunities for anaesthesia and respiratory market

Industrialisation and globalisation has opened new opportunities and avenues for the different sectors such as manufacturing, oil & gas, construction, healthcare, mining, automobile, aerospace, and defence. The growth of industrialisation,

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Safety is top priority for respiratory ventilators and resuscitators manufacturers

Product safety is the leading concern for ventilation equipment manufacturers to address and will be one of the primary barriers to the respiratory ventilators and resuscitators market, which is expected