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Pain signalling in humans more rapid than previously known

Pain signals can travel as fast as touch signals, according to a new study from researchers at Linköping University in Sweden, Liverpool John Moores University in the UK, and the

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FUJIFILM SonoSite unveils its redesigned SonoSite Institute

Promotional feature FUJIFILM SonoSite is pleased to announce the launch of its redesigned SonoSite Institute, a comprehensive online educational resource dedicated to empowering and educating healthcare providers about point-of-care ultrasound

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First patients recruited for a new trial on chronic pain

Researchers at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital have recruited the first patients for a new trial which aims to reduce chronic pain following open lung surgery. The first patients have

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More than 5 million cancer survivors experience chronic pain

More than 5 million cancer survivors in the United States experience chronic pain, almost twice the rate in the general population, according to a study published by Mount Sinai researchers

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Only one in five doctors aware of patient feedback about their care online, survey reveals

Around one in five doctors are aware of patient feedback about themselves on review and ratings websites, according to a new survey of health professionals. Their answers also reveal that

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Action® pressure management range available from Central Medical Supplies

The Action® pressure management range of ulcer prevention products are exclusively available in the UK from Central Medical Supplies Ltd (CMS). Action uses its unique, patented Akton® viscoelastic polymer for its pressure

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GPs need training to tackle chronic opioid use

GPs must be better-equipped to support patients to manage the psychological challenge of reducing their opioid use – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. The recommendation

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Multiple brain regions moderate and link depressive mood and pain

Depression is linked to diminished activity in parts of the brain believed to regulate mood, which previous research suggests may explain why depressed persons display a lessened ability to govern

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New opioid speeds up recovery without increasing pain sensitivity or risk of chronic pain

Morphine and other opioid-based painkillers are very effective at treating pain initially, but studies have shown that the drugs can make patients more pain-sensitive, prolonging their discomfort and increasing their

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First Golden Jubilee patients for UK ‘chronic pain’ trial

Researchers at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital have recruited the first patients for a new trial which aims to reduce chronic pain following open lung surgery. The first patients have