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FDA approves Kevzara (sarilumab) for the treatment of adults with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis
An algorithm based on genetic markers and independent risk factors associated with opioid use were designed to provide a patient risk stratification system to aid in clinical opioid prescribing and management.
Actemra (tocilizumab) now approved for treatment of giant cell arteritis
New guidelines may help physicians better manage pain in adult and children with sickle sell disease (SCD) .
Minimally invasive sacroiliac (SI) joint fusion was associated with significant improvements in pain relief and disability when compared to conservative treatment or SI joint denervation.
The rates of prescribing immediate-release opioids after dental extractions have declined in recent years, reflecting changes in patient preference and increased awareness of safe opioid prescribing practices among dentists.
The nocebo effect, coined for occasions when patients report symptoms only after they have been made aware side effects may arise, is common among patients who take statins.
Interview with Jennifer H Elisseeff, PhD It is known that senescent cells (SnCs) accumulate in joints with age and following joint injury, but now researchers have shown they may play a role in the development of osteoarthritis (OA).1
FDA bans use of codeine and tramadol in children and breastfeeding women.
A new study demonstrates the successful treatment of hip pain with dry needling as an effective alternative to the traditional use of cortisone shot, and a chance to avoid unnecessary side effects,
New survey of pain patients and healthcare providers found that most patients had an unfavorable impression of CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines, which were release in March 2016.
President Trump established a new commission to combat opioid addiction, taps Governor Chris Christie to head--Practical Pain Management gets reaction from physicians in the field.
AMA releases new recommendations for safe storage and disposal of prescriptions opioids.
Findings from the first study to test the effectiveness of lessening pain with virtual reality technology found it to be effective in a variety of pain types.
Smoking, substance use, and mental health issues appear to raise a person's risk of persistent opioid use after surgery, according to a new study published in JAMA.