The medical appliance industry has long been source of potentially very lucrative investments. When a company first develops an innovation, taking a gamble on its viability and eventual sales can pay rich rewards. That is why financial news outlets often report on new medical appliances when those appliances reach the clinical trial phase, a big step towards entry intoContinue reading New Clinical Trial of a Device for Facial Pain: Hopeful News From the Business World
Those of you suffering with cluster headaches (CH) know that there are few satisfactory treatments. Currently, the mainstay of cluster headache treatment consists of inhaled oxygen and parenteral triptans, but the ATI Pulsante SPG Microstimulator may change that. Neurostimulation for CH? From their website: Autonomic Technologies, Inc. (ATI) has developed the Pulsante™ SPG Microstimulator System to provideContinue reading New Tech: Neurostimulation for Cluster Headaches
Aching, throbbing, searing, excruciating – pain is difficult to describe and impossible to see. So how can doctors measure it? John Walsh finds out about new ways of assessing the agony. 10 January 2017 – by John Walsh One night in May, my wife sat up in bed and said, “I’ve got this awful painContinue reading How Much Does It Hurt?
The part that’s not unexpected: “Sophie’s mother, Sharon, said that getting Hazel properly diagnosed was a long, difficult and stressful process. For months, they struggled on their own to understand the mysterious symptoms.” Such a familiar refrain. But for the fact that Hazel is a horse. Equine Chronic Facial Pain? “This was a hard conversationContinue reading News of the Odd and Unexpected