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Neuropathic Pain: Navigating the Challenges of an Elusive Disease

Neuropathic Pain: Navigating the Challenges of an Elusive Disease

As the population ages, and as both the incidence of diabetes and the survival rates after chemotherapy treatment increase, the number of patients with neuropathic pain is expected to rise.

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Fibromyalgia Symptoms Benefit From Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Technique

Fibromyalgia Symptoms Benefit From Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Technique

Transcranial random noise stimulation improved both physical and cognitive symptoms of fibromyalgia.

Pregabalin vs Placebo for Sciatica: Is It Effective?

Pregabalin vs Placebo for Sciatica: Is It Effective?

No significant between-group differences were observed for change in leg pain intensity and disability.

Differentiating Central Neuropathic Pain Syndromes

Differentiating Central Neuropathic Pain Syndromes

In patients with impaired sensory discrimination, pain descriptors, localization, and pain triggers are often vague or poorly defined.

Neurofeedback Aids in Reducing Nerve Damage from Chemo

Neurofeedback Aids in Reducing Nerve Damage from Chemo

Clinically and statistically significant reductions in peripheral neuropathy were seen following neurofeedback.

Pregabalin: Can Concomitant Neuropathic Pain Medications Affect Efficacy?

Pregabalin: Can Concomitant Neuropathic Pain Medications Affect Efficacy?

Patients who received concomitant NeP medications showed little difference in therapeutic response in comparison to those who received pregabalin alone.

CoQ10 May Help Improve Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

CoQ10 May Help Improve Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Significant improvement were observed for sensitivity, depression, and anxiety, among others.

Possible Link Between Fibromyalgia, Thyroid Function

Possible Link Between Fibromyalgia, Thyroid Function

Patients with fibromyalgia had a high prevalence of TRAb positivity compared with control populations in previous studies.

New Possibilities for Neuropathic Pain Treatment

New Possibilities for Neuropathic Pain Treatment

Recent findings offer a new avenue for the development of peripheral analgesics with minimal adverse effects.

Surgery May Boost Risk of Guillain-Barré in Immuno-Compromised

Surgery May Boost Risk of Guillain-Barré in Immuno-Compromised

Patients with cancer or an autoimmune disease who underwent surgery were at a greater risk.

Prediabetes, Obesity May Impact Risk of Polyneuropathy

Prediabetes, Obesity May Impact Risk of Polyneuropathy

Diabetes, waist circumference, and prediabetes were the main metabolic factors associated with neuropathy.

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