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Chronic low back pain: resolving sleep problems reduces pain intensity, boosts recovery

This is the first study to suggest that reducing sleep problems can ameliorate chronic LBP.

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Single dexamethasone dose helps sore throat sufferers by day 2

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FDA approves vagus nerve stimulator for cluster headache

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Pain
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20% of children have chronic postsurgical pain

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Anxiety in fibromyalgia countered by exercise

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Low back pain: scales have finally tipped in favor of spinal manipulative therapy

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Pain
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Chronic low back pain: clobazam has analgesic effects

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Simple distraction technique cuts pediatric venipuncture pain

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HIV: detectable viral load may be tied to heightened pain sensitivity

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Some hospitals rely heavily on foreign physicians

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Physician-patient communication vital but troubled: book

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Small practice hit with $31,000 HIPAA fine

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Patients flashing physicians during video visits

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Do diet sodas cause dementia?

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Study links cannabis laws to fewer drug prescriptions

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Low-dose vaginal estrogen safe and effective in treating VVA

Phase 3 clinical trials shows TX-004HR reduces dyspareunia in postmenopausal women.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Inflamm Bowel Dis
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Pediatric IBD: pertussis booster safe, immunogenic

Patients with IBD face higher risk for severe infections.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur Spine J
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Low back pain: history of low back pain from a motor vehicle collision increases risk for future LBP

First study of its kind in a prospective population-based cohort.

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  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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Fibromyalgia linked to 40% increased risk for peptic ulcer disease

Fibromyalgia medications not implicated in the association.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Pain Res
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Guaifenesin may reduce muscle spasm pain in upper back, neck, shoulder

Results of a phase 2 proof-of-concept study.

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMC Musculoskelet Disord
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Back/neck pain: regular yoga, strength training reduces work absenteeism

Results of a randomized controlled trial.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Orthop Sports Phys Ther
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Low back pain: risk for recurrence may run at 33%

Until now there are no widely accepted estimates of recurrence risk with LBP.

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMC Neurol
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Manual therapy and headaches: what your patient isn't telling you.

Many patients rate alternative/complementary therapies as quite effective.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Intern Med
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ACP: treat substance abuse as a chronic condition

The American College of Physicians has issued a new policy statement.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Neurology
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Diabetic peripheral neuropathy: which drugs work best?

A systematic review of 106 randomized controlled trials.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Osteoarthritis Cartilage
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Cryoneurolysis safe and modestly effective in knee osteoarthritis

Significant improvements in pain, but not QoL, in this RCT.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Cochrane review: probiotic diet may be beneficial for recurrent pediatric abdominal pain

Fiber supplements and other dietary interventions show only weak evidence of improvement.

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  • Clinical Essentials from N Engl J Med
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Sciatica: no relief from pregabalin

Pregabalin is effective for other types of neuropathic pain, but falls short for sciatica.

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BMD and HF are linked in some men, but not in women

Race as well as sex appears to play a role in the association.

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