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Number of VHA facilities offering acupuncture has increased rapidly

Number of VHA facilities offering acupuncture has increased rapidly

CU Denver professor receives funding to study opioid addiction treatment for chronic pain sufferers

CU Denver professor receives funding to study opioid addiction treatment for chronic pain sufferers

Thesis sheds new light on women with vertebral compression fractures

Thesis sheds new light on women with vertebral compression fractures

Damage to small nerves shown to be cause of chronic pain following knee surgeries

Damage to small nerves shown to be cause of chronic pain following knee surgeries

Health insurers have inconsistent policy terms for non-drug pain treatments, study finds

Health insurers have inconsistent policy terms for non-drug pain treatments, study finds

CBT for insomnia may slow or reverse cortical atrophy in patients with co-morbid fibromyalgia

CBT for insomnia may slow or reverse cortical atrophy in patients with co-morbid fibromyalgia

Patients report troubling health issues even up to two years after arthroscopic hip surgery

Patients report troubling health issues even up to two years after arthroscopic hip surgery

Extensive brain inflammation present in fibromyalgia patients, shows recent multicenter study

Extensive brain inflammation present in fibromyalgia patients, shows recent multicenter study

Alnylam announces positive results from Phase 3 Study of givosiran for treating acute hepatic porphyria

Alnylam announces positive results from Phase 3 Study of givosiran for treating acute hepatic porphyria

Activation of glial cells causes inflammation in the brain of fibromyalgia patients

Activation of glial cells causes inflammation in the brain of fibromyalgia patients

Common painkiller not effective in controlling chronic pain after traumatic nerve injury

Common painkiller not effective in controlling chronic pain after traumatic nerve injury

New findings on characteristics of Burning Mouth Syndrome

New findings on characteristics of Burning Mouth Syndrome

Enrollment in opioid controlled substance agreement reduces primary care visits

Enrollment in opioid controlled substance agreement reduces primary care visits

Cannabinoid drugs reduce perceived unpleasantness of painful stimuli and increase tolerance

Cannabinoid drugs reduce perceived unpleasantness of painful stimuli and increase tolerance

More doctor visits can lower risk of suicide attempts in fibromyalgia patients

More doctor visits can lower risk of suicide attempts in fibromyalgia patients

Home-based video game exercises can reduce chronic low back pain in older people, study finds

Home-based video game exercises can reduce chronic low back pain in older people, study finds

From Syria to Southern California: Refugees seek care for wounds of war

From Syria to Southern California: Refugees seek care for wounds of war

Use of transcranial electrical stimulation to bolster creativity has far-reaching implications

Use of transcranial electrical stimulation to bolster creativity has far-reaching implications

Day-tripping to the dispensary: Seniors in pain hop aboard the canna-bus

Day-tripping to the dispensary: Seniors in pain hop aboard the canna-bus

More women veterans with chronic pain use CIH therapies than men

More women veterans with chronic pain use CIH therapies than men