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Diabetes-Induced Changes in Vaginal Structure
Posted: Wednesday, October 21, 2009
"Women with diabetes experience diminished genital arousal, reduced vaginal lubrication, vaginal atrophy, dyspareunia, and increased infections.

EASD: Lidocaine Patch Beats Pregabalin for Diabetic Nerve Pain
Posted: Wednesday, October 07, 2009
A dermal patch containing 5% lidocaine (Lidoderm) proved as effective as pregabalin (Lyrica) in relieving neuropathic pain in diabetic patients with dramatically fewer side effects.

A Good Dentist Sees More than Teeth
Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Troubled teeth and gums aren't always just a dental problem. Sometimes they indicate deeper issues, and dentists are increasingly picking up the clues.

Lyrica Significantly Reduced Peripheral Nerve Pain
Posted: Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Patients suffering from post-traumatic peripheral nerve pain treated with Lyrica® (pregabalin) capsules CV experienced significantly reduced pain compared to those taking placebo, according to new data.

Chili Pepper Component Relieves Pain
Posted: Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Contrary to standard reactions of heat or discomfort, a team of researchers has found direct evidence that chili peppers may have anti-pain properties. Specifically it was found that capsaicin, a particular component found in chili peppers, helps reduce pain by binding to the lipid PIP2.

Diabetes Increases Risk of Pelvic Girdle Syndrome
Posted: Thursday, November 20, 2008
Pregnant diabetic women might be at increased risk of suffering from pelvic girdle syndrome (PGS), according to a recent Norwegian study. Past research had shown that the hormone relaxin, was related to both PGS and type 1 diabetes, but this is the first study to investigate a potential direct link between PGS and diabetes.

Wasabi Provides Link Between Ammonia and Pain
Posted: Saturday, November 15, 2008
Wasabi, the spicy Japanese horseradish often accompanying sushi, might also provide a link to a poorly understood pain mechanism. In fact, eating too much wasabi can result in legitimate receptor-induced pain, according to a recent finding.

Cannabis-Like Drugs that Help With Pain and Don't Harm the Brain
Posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Medicinal cannabis is becoming an increasingly accepted form of pain treatment, but the side effects are somewhat troubling. One of the main issues is that cannabis effects cognitive function. A new drug has been developed that resembles the pain alleviating effects of cannabis, while not adversely effecting the brain.

Ankle Impairments Seen in Diabetics Even Without Neuropathy
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
New research indicates that even in the absence of peripheral neuropathy, patients with long-standing diabetes mellitus are prone to impaired ankle function.

Chronic Marijuana Use Can Lead to Brain Damage
Posted: Tuesday, June 03, 2008
Long-term cannabis smoking can lead to structural damage in parts of the brain, according to a recent study. Cannabis, or marijuana, is often believed to be generally harmless by smokers and some non-smokers, but the results of this study suggest otherwise.

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