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September 22, 2018

According to the latest research study published in the 'Rheumatology' journal, the gout patients with multiple comorbidities were more likely to receive allopurinol. Also, the study has emphasized the importance of tailoring the treatments based on cluster and comorbidities. 

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September 22, 2018

A recent randomized control trial demonstrated that the workbook format was no less effective or acceptable than the validated online format of remote-delivery chronic pain management.

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September 21, 2018

A recent study by Stefano Uccella and colleagues demonstrated a significant role of nerve-sparing intervention in eradicating deep infiltrating endometriosis (DIE) of the posterior compartment, with adequate pain control, considerable improvement of sexual function, and preservation of bladder and rectal function.

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September 21, 2018

Regular and moderate exercise during pregnancy can offer women significant benefits like reducing high blood pressure, helping to control weight gain, improving sleep, reducing the risk of diabetes, and improving mood and so on. Watelain E and colleagues evaluated the effect of a trunk exercise program on pain, quality of life (QoL) and physical health (PH) in the late pregnancy and post-partum periods as well as baby weight, size and delivery.

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September 21, 2018

In pain studies, the double stopwatch (DSW) technique is used sometimes to assess onset of analgesia from oral analgesics. DSW measures time to first pain relief, confirmed by pressing a second stopwatch when a significant relief is reached. The applicability of DSW in evaluating sore throat is limited. Thus, Shephard A and colleagues in a pilot study evaluated the DSW technique for providing accurate information on time to onset of analgesia using flurbiprofen 8.75 mg lozenge in comparison to ibuprofen caplets in patients with sore throat.

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