Research Updates: pain relief

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  1. Issue 87

    SUN and colleagues, Department of Psychiatry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC, present a case study of mindfulness meditation for the control of severe headaches.

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  2. Issue 87

    ALLAIS and colleagues, Woman’s Headache Center, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Turin, Turin, Italy, conducted a trial of acupuncture in the prophylactic treatment if migraine by comparison with the drug flunarizine.

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  3. Issue 86

    STRAUSS-BLASCHE and colleagues, Department of Physiology, University of Vienna, Austria, gerhard.strauss-blasche@univie.ac.at, investigate the seasonal variations in th1

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  4. Issue 83

    FAUCETT et al., University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA, E: jaf@itsa.ucsf.edu, tested two training interventions to prevent work-related musculoskeletal disord1

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  5. Issue 83

    NICOLAKIS et al., Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Vienna, AKH Wien, Austria, E: peter.nicolakis@akh-wien.ac.at, demonstrated the effectiveness of exe1

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  6. Issue 82

    ADAMS and FIELD, School of Health and Human Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK, reviewed (52 references) psychological and social aspects of pain as relevant for pain management<1

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  7. Issue 82

    STOLLER and colleagues, Department of Sociology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7124, USA, eps3@po.cwru.edu, analysed the pain management strategies of patients pre1

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  8. Issue 81

    SCHARFF and colleagues, Pain Treatment Service, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA, lisa.scharff@tch.harvard.edu, evaluated the effectiveness of thermal biofeedback in 1

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  9. Issue 81

    CHANG and colleagues, National Tainan Institute of Nursing, Tainan, Taiwan, evaluated the effects of massage on anxiety and reaction to pain during labour.

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  10. Issue 76

    KUBSCH and colleagues, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI, USA, KubschM@GBMS01.uwgb.edu, evaluated the effectiveness of cutaneous stimulation (CS) in relieving pain

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  11. Issue 51

    ARNOLD and THORNBROUGH, Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine USA write that Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine (TCHM) uses naturally occurring p1

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  12. Issue 51

    FRANK, University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Medical Acupuncture for Physicians Program USA writes that neural therapy is a treatment system which helps to relieve chronic pain and illness.

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  13. Issue 44

    NICKELSON and colleagues, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon GA 31207, USA write that despite the availability of specialised treatment for chronic pain, including

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  14. Issue 44

    LAO and colleagues, Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland at Baltimore, 21207-6697 USA. Llao@compmed.ummc.ab.umd.edu write that although acupuncture is increasingly used by the general popul1

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  15. Issue 44

    LAUNSO and colleagues, Department of Social Pharmacy, royal Danish School of Pharmacy, Copenhagen, Denmark write that headache is the most frequently reported symptom among Danish adults, with migraine headache

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  16. Issue 41

    WOOLLAM and JACKSON, Norfolk Hospital Health Care NHS Trust, Norwich UK conducted a survey of acupuncture practice in chronic pain clinics in the UK.

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  17. Issue 41

    OHRBACH and colleagues, Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98104-2499 USA write that burn injuries cause severe wound care pain which is ideally controlled in intensive burn 1

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  18. Issue 40

    KAZAK and colleagues, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Division of Oncology, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 191044399 USA compared a combined pharma1

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  19. Issue 40

    PRYSEP-PHILLIPS and colleagues, Division of Neurology, Health Sciences Centre, St Johns NF. Wpryse@morgan.ucs.mun.ca sought to provide guidelines to physicians and allied health care professionals regarding the nonpharmacologic c1

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  20. Issue 40

    MELHAM and colleagues, Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie Indiana 47304 USA report a clinical case demonstrating the clinical effectiveness of a new form of soft tissue mobilisation for the treatment of excessive connective tissue 1

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