U Vermont’s Multi-Stakeholder Integrative Pain Pilot: Initial Reflections on Outcomes & Transferability

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In recent weeks, two influential integrative health organizations each chose to feature presentations on the expansive, multidisciplinary, and remarkably patient-choice integrative pain pilot associated with the University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMC). The presentations for the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health and the Alliance to Advance Comprehensive IntegrativeRead

Biological Clock Plays Crucial Role in Healing from Surgery

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If you prescribe an anti-inflammatory for your patients after knee, hip or shoulder surgery, you may want to suggest they take them in the morning or at noon, but not at night. A McGill-led study shows, for the first time, that circadian clock genes are involved in healing from surgery.Read

New Pain Organ Discovered in the Skin

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered a new sensory organ that is able to detect painful mechanical damage, such as pricks and impacts. The discovery is published in the journal Science. An essential prerequisite for the survival of an organism is the ability to detect and respond toRead