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Scientific poster abstracts from the 24th annual meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine

... Constipation (OIC) 142 Treating Post-Herpetic neuralgia with Peripheral Nerve StimulationA Case Report ... for Peripheral Nerve Stimulation of Ilioinguinal neuralgia 146 Use of Coordinated PT/OT and Peripheral ... Controlled Study in Postherpetic neuralgia Patients 214 Efficacy and Safety of IV ...

NeurogesX Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Results

... of Qutenza for the management of pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia (PHN). In December 2008, the NDA was accepted by the FDA for review, ... focus is on chronic peripheral neuropathic pain, including postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), painful HIV-distal sensory polyneuropathy (HIV-DSP) and painful ...

NeurogesX Announces Resignation of Bruce A. Peacock from Board of Directors

... developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies. Its initial focus is on chronic peripheral neuropathic pain, including postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), painful HIV-distal sensory polyneuropathy (HIV-DSP) and painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN). NeurogesX' late stage product portfolio is led by ...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Statement on the FDA ODAC Opinion Regarding DOXIL(R) for Treatment of Advanced Breast Cancer

... percent), constipation (31 percent vs 31 percent), mucositis/stomatitis (20 percent vs 5 percent), peripheral neuropathy (42 percent vs 45 percent), neuralgia (17 percent vs 20 percent), and rash (22 percent vs 18 percent) In addition, 19 percent vs less than 1 percent reported HFS ...

NeurogesX and Astellas Enter Commercialization Agreement for Qutenza(TM)

... developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies. Its initial focus is on chronic peripheral neuropathic pain, including postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), painful HIV-distal sensory polyneuropathy (HIV-DSP) and painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN). NeurogesX' late stage product portfolio is led by ...

Presentations at Leading Neurosurgery Meeting Highlight Benefits of CyberKnife Radiosurgery for the Treatment of CNS Indications

... CyberKnife radiosurgery offers a non-surgical treatment option for benign and cancerous tumors, as well as other conditions such as trigeminal neuralgia and AVMs. Accuray is exhibiting at booth #1126. Please visit http://www.aans.org/Annual for more information on this year's meeting. ...

New, Interactive Health Web Site Provides Information About a Painful and Often Debilitating Condition Affecting Older Americans

... the re-launch of AfterShingles.com, an online resource offering tools and information to help educate consumers about shingles and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), or after-shingles pain, its impact on people's lives and steps to take to help manage the conditions. "AfterShingles.com is a ...

Chronic Pain Patients Now Have Hope With Carryover Pain Relief Provided By Repeated Interferential Treatments

... Pain ·   Restless Leg Syndrome ( RLS) ·    Cervical Spondylosis ·   Trigeminal neuralgia ·   Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy ( RSD) ·   Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ( CTS) The new ...

FDA Approves VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection for Patients with Previously Untreated Multiple Myeloma

... (49% vs 46%), nausea (48% vs 28%), peripheral neuropathy (47% vs 5%), diarrhea (46% vs 17%), anemia (43% vs 55%), constipation (37% vs 16%), neuralgia (36% vs 1%), leukopenia (33% vs 30%), vomiting (33% vs 16%), pyrexia (29% vs 19%), fatigue (29% vs 26%), lymphopenia (24% vs 17%), anorexia (23% vs ...

NeurogesX Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2007 Financial Results

... milestones. In September, we announced positive results from our second Phase 3 trial of our dermal patch drug candidate, NGX-4010, in postherpetic neuralgia (PHN). We expect to file a new drug application (NDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) later this year in PHN. Additionally, we ...

GlaxoSmithKline Presents Innovative Neuroscience Pipeline

... continue with further phase II studies scheduled to commence in the first quarter of 2008 assessing use of '262 for the treatment of post-herpetic neuralgia and painful diabetic neuropathy. Ofatamumab & firategrast - Promising compounds for the treatment of MS: Few treatments exist for MS, a chronic ...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings Article Offers New Data About the Impact of the Shingles Virus on Healthy Adults

... with shingles did not have any conditions like cancer or other serious illnesses that affected their immune system," says Dr. Yawn. Post-herpetic neuralgia was the most common complication noted, occurring in about 8 percent of all people and increasing with age. This sometimes debilitating complication ...

Mayo Clinic article offers data about shingles virus

... with shingles did not have any conditions like cancer or other serious illnesses that affected their immune system, says Dr. Yawn. Post-herpetic neuralgia was the most common complication noted, occurring in about 8 percent of all people and increasing with age. This sometimes debilitating complication ...

NeurogesX to Present at RBC Capital Markets 2007 Healthcare Conference

... company focused on developing novel pain management therapies. Its initial focus is on chronic peripheral neuropathic pain, including postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), painful HIV-distal sensory polyneuropathy (HIV-DSP) and painful diabetic neuropathy. NeurogesX' late stage product portfolio is led by its ...

UCSF Medical Center using newest high-tech tool for brain disorders

... surrounding brain tissue, making it ideal for treating brain tumors. It is also effective for treating epilepsy, Parkinsons disease, trigeminal neuralgia (a nerve condition causing chronic pain) and abnormal blood vessel formations located deep in the brain. Abnormalities measuring less than one inch ...

Link Between Chronic Pain and Insomnia Uncovered at PAINWeek 2007

... Society of Pain Educators (ASPE), the Rheumatology Nurses Society (RNS), Western Pain Society (WPS), Pain Society of Oregon (PSO), Trigeminal neuralgia Association (TNA), Nevada Psychiatric Association (NPA), International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association (IMDHA) and the American ...

Ninety Percent of Polled Pain Care Professionals Express Fear of Regulation

... Society of Pain Educators (ASPE), the Rheumatology Nurses Society (RNS), Western Pain Society (WPS), Pain Society of Oregon (PSO), Trigeminal neuralgia Association (TNA), Nevada Psychiatric Association (NPA), International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association (IMDHA) and the American ...

Study Finds That Migraine Drug Can Ease The Severest Of Facial Pain

... can provide relief for pain// due to trigeminal neuralgia up to eight hours. Now researchers have ... reactions. Pain experienced with trigeminal neuralgia that affects the nerves in the face, sometimes ... with saline in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia in 24 patients. According to investigators, it ...

Gamma Knife Offers New Hope For Trigeminal Neuralgia Patients

... is now new hope on the horizon for trigeminal neuralgia patients as researchers have found that Gamma ... to be a safe, effective treatment for trigeminal neuralgia patients, without the potential facial paralysis ... more tolerable than the pain. Trigeminal neuralgia is an intensely painful condition that affects ...

Antiviral Drugs May Be Useful For Easing Shingles Pain

... said. 'Although our study was small and without placebo control, the findings suggest a promising effect of antiviral treatment on postherpetic neuralgia [shingles nerve pain],' the study authors concluded. ...

Botox Relieves Neuralgic Pain

... extensive use in the treatment of migraines and eye spasms. Researchers in Brazil and the United states studied the effects of botulinum on the neuralgia and have detailed their findings in a study published in the October 25, 2005, issue of Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of ...

Lidoderm for pain removal in Osteoarthritis

... approves up to three patches of Lidoderm applied to a total of 12 hrs in a 24 hrs period. Its efficacy in pain removal except for in post-herpetic neuralgia was not known before the present study. The results of the study came out in a press release by the firm Endo Pharmaceuticals in 24th Annual ...

Capsaicin patches help reduce post-shingles pain

... Researchers at the University of Wisconsin have reported that those who suffer from post-herpetic neuralgia or pain following an attack of shingles can now get relief through a patch of Capsaicin, the active ingredient of chili peppers. Shingles is caused ...
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