Addiction-Free Pain Treatment

August 1, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Addiction-free pain management
“Researchers from the Center for Clinical Pharmacology at Washington University School of Medicine [St. Louis, MO] say they [MORE]

That Gut Feeling

March 14, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gut pain- Nobel Prize-winning receptor may lead to new treatment
“It was previously known that many different ion channels are located [MORE]

Advanced Implanted Spinal Cord Stimulator

November 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spinal implant inflates like a tiny air mattress
“By targeting the same mechanisms through which epidural anesthesia controls pain during childbirth, [MORE]

A Brain Implant to Relieve Pain

September 28, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Experimental brain implant instantly detects and relieves pain
“Researchers from the New York University School of Medicine have developed a brain [MORE]

Improved Algorithm for Diagnosing Brain Disorders

August 3, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Period-based Artifact Reconstruction and Removal Method (PARRM)
“[Researchers at Brown University] develop a method, termed Period-based Artifact Reconstruction and Removal Method [MORE]

Vagus Nerve Stimulator for Severe Respiratory Distress

September 22, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

gammaCore non-invasive vagus nerve stimulator
Implanted vagus nerve stimulators have been in use for nearly a quarter of a century for [MORE]

Blood Biomarkers for Pain

October 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pain assessment
“Please tell me, on this chart, your pain level from 1 to 10 cartoon faces.”  Hippocrates could have done [MORE]

A “KneeKG”

October 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Patient with KneeKG
In imaging a knee problem, the patient having an x-ray or MRI is lying down.  The resulting picture [MORE]

Smartphone Controlled Neuromodulator for Migraines

July 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Theranica Nerivio Migra elecroceutical device for migraine
The USFDA recently approved a neuromodulator for the treatment of migraine headache.  The device, [MORE]

Injectable Gel for Cervical Brachytherapy

March 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brachytherapy seeds
Considering the long standing sports rivalry between Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia, it might come as a [MORE]

Technologies for Pain Control

August 18, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

DIY Optogenetics
Pain is what drives more people to seek medical attention than any other symptom. Its cost is nearly incalculable. [MORE]

Transforming Blood Cells into Neurons

August 11, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neuron in Tissue Culture
According to this piece, neuroscientists at McMaster University (Hamilton, Ont.) assert: “We can actually take a patient’s [MORE]

Wearing an Ultrasonic Pain Killer

January 6, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

ZetrOZ Ultrasound Device for Pain
This piece is more of an advertisement for ZetrOZ (Trumbull, CT) than a news story, as [MORE]

Bruise Trousers

August 19, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bruise Trousers
In developing sporting equipment for Paralympic athletes, a group of engineering students at Imperial College London created lycra trousers [MORE]