Pain Management

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February 18, 2019

Restless legs syndrome (RLS), an urge to move the legs is a sensorimotor and circadian sleep disorder. The recent meta-analysis found that the migraine patients are at higher risk of developing RLS. A number of previously conducted studies also showed this relationship, but the data had considerable variations.

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February 18, 2019

The Tofacitinib, a JAK inhibitor presents the excellent potential for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis treatment, as per recent research carried out by the scientists of Chapel Allerton Hospital and Bradford Teaching Hospitals. These are the immune-mediated health issues leading to significant functional disability and reduced quality of life. Further, due to clinical heterogeneity associated with these problems, the management becomes difficult.

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February 16, 2019

As per a recently published systematic review and meta-analysis in the Journal, Rheumatology International, out of the five major classes of drugs; oral NSAIDs, topical NSAIDs, COX-2 inhibitors, opioids and acetaminophen; topical NSAIDs exhibited higher efficiency in the management of osteoarthritis-associated pain.

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February 16, 2019

According to a current observational cohort study published in the Journal Headache, 3.16% of patients who underwent catheter‐based cerebral angiography were experiencing the episodes of a migraine headache. Cerebral angiography, an x-ray examination method is the most reliable mode to inspect the blood vessels of the brain by inserting a catheter through a small cut in the skin of leg or arm.

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February 15, 2019

The diabetic peripheral neuropathy could be managed with non-pharmacological interventions like alpha-lipoic acid and spinal cord stimulation; said the scientists of Hopkin Hospital, Baltimore, USA.

Some diabetic neuropathy patients may not be adequately relieved with conventional therapies or may face adverse effects. Thus, the scientists focused on evaluating the efficacy and safety of some non-pharmacological treatments by conducting a systematic analytical review.

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