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Pain Management

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, January 23

Use of opioids a balancing act when treating pain in residents with Alzheimer’s … GSK halts  nationwide production of 2 Excedrin drugs … Drug combo reverses arthritis in rats … Discovery may lead to simplified treatment for blinding macular degeneration

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, January 21

Opioids often the first prescription for musculoskeletal pain: NIH … Preparing at-risk patient’s mind and body for surgery pays off, study suggests … Walnuts may be good for the gut and heart health … Wearable devices improve flu outbreak predictions

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, August 27

Brookdale Senior Living explores use of artificial intelligence … $1.6M grant supports study of antipsychotic drugs and long-term care … Augmented reality glasses could help seniors better navigate with low vision … Interest in marijuana and cannabinoids for pain skyrockets

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