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Scientist turns off chemo pain

In a recent paper published in the journal Pain, Saint Louis University researchers describe their success in an animal model in turning off the excruciating chemo pain that often accompanies a

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Cancer patients’ pain eased by simple bedside chart

Patients with cancer could benefit from a simple bedside chart system to manage their pain, a study suggests. The new approach reduces pain levels compared with conventional care, the research

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Being hungry shuts off perception of chronic pain

According to research by University of Pennsylvania neuroscientists, the brain has a way to suppress chronic pain when an animal is hungry, allowing it to go look for food while

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A new solution for chronic pain

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

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Opioid analgesics reduce use of antipsychotics in persons with Alzheimer’s disease

Initiating an opioid analgesic reduced the use of antipsychotics and benzodiazepines in persons with Alzheimer’s disease, a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. These drugs are frequently

EVENTS MAY 2018

10-11 May 2018, RA-UK Annual Scientific Meeting; Swansea

Over the two-day meeting of the RA-UK ASM, topics of discussion will include innervation of the hip joint; applications of Fascia Iliaca Block; Safety aspects; and Critical evaluation of Quadratus

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Bedfont Scientific Ltd named Exporter of the Year for two years in a row

Bedfont Scientific Ltd. are thrilled to be named Exporter of the Year for the second year running at the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce Awards. The prestigious Kent Invicta Chamber

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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