Category Archives: Research

Have No Fear: Epidural, Spinal Anesthesia Risks Low for Childbirth

Study shows rate of complications under 3 percent According to a new study, the risks associated with receiving an epidural and spinal anesthesia during childbirth are extremely low, with the overall rate of complications just under 3 percent. Data from … Continue reading

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Military Chronic Pain to Receive 5 Year, $22 Million Research Project

Federal agencies will work together across 13 separate research trials In order to combat the treatment of chronic pain in the U.S. military, a new five year, $22 million research project is underway, and will be spread across multiple federal agencies and … Continue reading

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Lower Back Pain? Try an Epidural Steroid Injection

Research shows effective results for treating lumbar radicular pain  During the International Spine Intervention Society Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida last August, Dr. Timothy P. Maus, MD, presented new research which shows that single lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injections are … Continue reading

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For Teething Pain, No Lidocaine

FDA warns against using prescription lidocaine for teething infants and children  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning against the use of prescription oral viscous lidocaine 2 percent solution to treat infants and children with teething pain. They’ve … Continue reading

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Hair Regrowth, Hair Rejoice: 5 Promising Treatments in Hair Regrowth Therapy

AAD summer conference offers new advances in hair regrowth research  Earlier this month, the American Academy of Dermatology held its 2014 Summer Academy Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. Among the topics discussed was the subject of hair loss and how it … Continue reading

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