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THC tablets fail to reduce chronic abdominal pain

July 18, 2017

Oral tablets containing purified tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, failed to improve chronic abdominal pain better than placebo in a phase 2 randomized controlled trial.

Researchers noted that oral THC “showed acceptable safety and tolerability profiles” as an add-on treatment, and that “further research should evaluate the effects of THC on secondary and tertiary central pain processing.”

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Mindfulness-based stress reduction effective in women with overweight, obesity

July 12, 2017
Mindfulness practice was effective for reducing stress and depression and increasing personal awareness in women with overweight or obesity, according to findings…
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Electroacupuncture can benefit women with stress urinary incontinence

July 6, 2017
Women with stress urinary incontinence who received treatment with electroacupuncture involving the lumbosacral region treatment had less urine leakage after 6 weeks…
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No improvement low back pain seen with addition of RF denervation vs standardized program alone

July 3, 2017
Compared with the use of a standardized exercise program alone, the addition of radiofrequency denervation to a standardized exercise program did not lead to…
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Chronic Pain Management

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It is estimated that one out of three Americans suffers from some type of chronic pain and yet it remains a…
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Question 26: Which Patients With Fatty Liver Disease On Ultrasound Require A Liver Biopsy?

From Curbside Consultation of the Liver: 49 Clinical Questions
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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VIDEO: Expert discusses importance of complementary, integrative health care approaches

May 1, 2015
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