The prediction of postoperative pain after breast surgery is still limited and varies among those with and without preexisting chronic pain, experts say.
Individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) are likely to have olfactory deficits, a recent study has found, adding that odour identification is most weakened in MCI.
Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who were bullied tend to suffer more pain and related functional impairment than nonvictims, leading to depression, anxiety, and poor sleep quality, suggests a study presented at the ASEAPS 2017 in Yangon, Myanmar.
Understanding the mechanisms behind spinal segmental sensitization (SSS) may offer valuable insight into, and more effective management of, chronic neuromusculoskeletal pain, according to Dr Reynaldo Rey-Matias of the Philippine Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine and Philippine Board of Pain Medicine.
Men were more likely to have better outcome than women among those who had been hospitalized for migraine or chronic tension type headache (CTTH), suggests a study presented at the Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies Congress 2017 (ASEAPS 2017) held in Yangon, Myanmar.
The titrated, fixed-dose and burst regimens of ketamine infusion appear to provide equal efficacy in managing severe pain, resulting in high overall patient satisfaction, according to a study presented at the 7th Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies (ASEAPS) Congress 2017 held in Yangon, Myanmar.
The use of mirror therapy appears to be effective in treating left visual hemineglect in stroke patients and may be combined with transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for rehabilitation management in this population, according to a study presented at the 7th Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies Congress (ASEAPS 2017) held in Yangon, Myanmar.
Consumption of cholesterol or egg does not elevate the risk of incident dementia or Alzheimer’s disease (AD), according to a study that involved middle-aged and older men from Eastern Finland. Furthermore, moderate egg intake may even enhance certain areas of cognitive performance.
Weekly application of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) over the primary motor complex can help relieve poststroke pain without causing severe adverse effects, according to an open-label study presented at the 7th Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies (ASEAPS) Congress in Yangon, Myanmar.
Approaches to chronic pain management aim to solve a list of other challenges that patients may face apart from pain reduction, Prof Michael Nicholas from the University of Sydney discussed in the recently concluded 7th Association of South-East Asian Pain Societies (ASEAPS) Congress 2017 in Yangon, Myanmar.