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Peripheral Neuropathy Common in Childhood Cancer Survivors

Peripheral Neuropathy Common in Childhood Cancer Survivors

Childhood cancer survivors frequently have clinical abnormalities attributable to peripheral neuropathy.

Distinct Mechanisms Underlie Nerve Damage in Peripheral Neuropathy in Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes

Distinct Mechanisms Underlie Nerve Damage in Peripheral Neuropathy in Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes

The type of sciatic nerve lesions observed in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy was found to differ in type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Clinical and Research Applications of Screening and Assessment Questionnaires for Neuropathic Pain

Clinical and Research Applications of Screening and Assessment Questionnaires for Neuropathic Pain

Specific countries officially recommend some screening questionnaires for the early assessment of neuropathic pain, with France recommending the DN4 and Germany recommending PainDETECT.

AAN: Gluten-Free Diet May Help Cut Pain in Gluten Neuropathy

AAN: Gluten-Free Diet May Help Cut Pain in Gluten Neuropathy

For patients with gluten neuropathy, following a strict gluten-free diet is associated with significantly reduced odds of peripheral neuropathic pain.

Tai Chi Beats Aerobic Exercise in Fibromyalgia

Tai Chi Beats Aerobic Exercise in Fibromyalgia

Improvement in fibromyalgia impact questionnaire scores was greater for combined tai chi groups.

Risk of Altered Mental Status in Gabapentin-Treated Patients Explored

Risk of Altered Mental Status in Gabapentin-Treated Patients Explored

The study included 110,184 adults (mean age: 76 years) newly started on gabapentin therapy in Ontario, Canada.

Hizentra Approved for Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

Hizentra Approved for Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

The PATH study demonstrated that the percentage of patients experiencing CIDP relapse or withdrawal for any other reason during SCIg treatment was significantly lower with Hizentra.

Blood Test to Detect Fibromyalgia Now Available

Blood Test to Detect Fibromyalgia Now Available

A new blood test that uses RNA data to identify fibromyalgia has been released by IQuity.

Factors Associated With Gabapentin Overuse

Factors Associated With Gabapentin Overuse

The odds of gabapentin overuse are significantly higher in patients who were co-prescribed opioids.

Topical Lidocaine Approved for Postherpetic Neuralgia Pain

Topical Lidocaine Approved for Postherpetic Neuralgia Pain

The FDA has approved ZTlido to relieve pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia.

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