Time for Tuesday-Newsday! This week our subject focus is on Spondyloarthritis (Anklosing/Axial) and also Medical Marijuana.
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WARNING: My goal is to provide the most up-to-date news I can, which you can then take to your personal doctor and debate the merits of before you try it. I do not endorse any of the docs, treatments, info, and meds in anything I post nor can I guarantee they are all effective, especially not for everyone. As is the case with any health info, ALWAYS get your doctor's opinion first!
update: State pharmacy board heard from pain sufferers who have been unable to get their prescriptions filled
New study finds patients are not reading drug labels, making unwise choices about taking two or more OTC drugs at same time
In 21st Century Cures bill, voucher program to incentivize pediatric drug development raises questions
Drug company announces independent bioethicists to determine if dying patients should be allowed emergency access to experimental Rx
Overall marijuana exposure of children under age 6 is rising: In states with legalized medical marijuana, the rate of exposure is almost 610%
Medicinal cannabis to relieve chronic non-cancer pain likely to be more risky than beneficial, say top pain specialists down under
*CHRONIC PAIN NEWS
Scientists discover way to grow neurons from a blood sample, which could used to experiment with innovative pain control treatments
Study explores the concept of “homuncular flexibility, which will soon be studied for use in treating pain
*SPONDYLOARTHRITIS - ANKLOSING / AXIAL
*FEATURED BLOG POSTS
Even if a Featured Blog Post is written specifically with emphasis on one chronic pain condition, it may still have information and ideas which can help people with any type of chronic pain/illness. I always select posts which I think can provide help for the widest audience.
by Ilana Jacqueline at Let’s Feel Better
by Maureen for Beliefnet
by Jenni Prokopy, editrix of Chronic Babe