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A new solution for chronic pain

Neuropathic pain is a chronic illness affecting 7-10 per cent the population in France and for which there is no effective treatment. Researchers at the Institute for Neurosciences of Montpellier

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Pain’s origins may be significantly different in men and women

New research from The University of Texas at Dallas supports the growing consensus that pain’s origins are different for men and women at the cellular level. Ted Price, Salim Megat

EVENTS NOVEMBER 2018

9 November 2018, BSOA Annual Meeting; Nottingham

The British Society for Orthopaedic Anaesthetists (BSOA) organizes two meetings every year – a Spring Scientific Meeting and an Annual Scientific Meeting held in Autumn. Both meetings are aimed at gathering all UK

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Do pain medications carry different heart risks?

Prior studies have suggested that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may be linked with higher cardiovascular risks, but few have assessed potential different cardiovascular risk between NSAID classes or across individual

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13 April 2018, SAFE–T summit 2018; London

What is the safe-t summit? The first ever SAFE-T (Safe Anaesthesia For Everybody – Today) Summit aims to advance the global patient safety agenda. Bringing together leading providers from the

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Can surgery and anaesthesia affect memory?

Findings from a new anaesthesia study suggest that patients may score slightly lower on certain memory tests after having surgery and anaesthesia. In the study of 312 participants who had

EVENTS JUNE 2018

13 June 2018 – GASAgain (Giving Anaesthesia Safely Again); Bournemouth

Overview Returning to work after a career break or going back to work after an extended period away from work (i.e. maternity leave, research) can prove to be quite a