Category Archive: Other News

Mar
09

Pain lab’s undergraduate students at FCAT conference

FCATconf2013The Pain Lab’s undergraduate research group presented their capstone project at the FCAT Undegrad Research Conference Saturday March 9th alongside other recognized projects in the program. The annual conference gives students the opportunity to share their essays, performances, films, art pieces,  and projects with the rest of the faculty while celebrating the diversity of the programs.

Sensorium was demoed to much success, seeing nearly twenty 15 minute demos over the day along with a research presentation delivered by the group. They are looking forward to starting their user studies at the end of March. Follow their progress at  http://sensoriumresearch.wordpress.com

Mar
08

EYES WIDE OPEN: A Canadian Discussion To Reduce Opioid-Related Harms

Canada now leads the world in per capita consumption of opioids, but is that the gold medal Canadians want?  Join us for a series of informative, thought-provoking webinars where we will explore the current state of opioid use in Canada, better understand key issues and challenges, and discuss ways we can work together to reduce opioid-related harm. Webinars begin March 18th.

Follow the announcements at: www.preventingcrime.ca/eyeswideopen
Please retweet to help get the word out on twitter: @wrdrugstrategy #RxOd

Feb
06

CTV highlights chronic pain issues

ctvCTV has started a three part series on issues of chronic pain that Canadians are facing in order to improve public awareness and  encourage multidisciplinary management of pain.  This is the link to the first video in the series.

Feb
05

Towards Science of Consciousness 2013 Conference (TSC)

tsc“The 20th annual international conference “Toward a Science of Consciousness” will take place March 3-9, 2013 at the Dayalbagh Educational Institute (DEI) in Agra, India, home of the famed Taj Mahal. DEI is a high-level educational system, part of a spiritual community and farm housing 4000 people on an idyllic 1300 acres on the Yamuna River within the city of Agra. DEI research includes neuroscience, cognitive science, medicine, philosophy, nanoscience, quantum physics and consciousness. DEI’s Dr. Vishal Sahni, author of many papers and several books on quantum computing, is the primary conference organizer.

Toward a Science of Consciousness is an international interdisciplinary conference entailing rigorous approaches to the understanding of conscious awareness, and our place in the universe. Since 1994, TSC conferences have been held in even-numbered years in Tucson, Arizona, sponsored and organized by the Center for Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona. In odd-numbered years TSC conferences have been held at various locations around the world (1995 Naples, Italy; 1997 Elsinore, Denmark; 1999 Tokyo, Japan; 2001, Skovde, Sweden; 2003 Prague, Czech Republic; 2005 Copenhagen, Denmark; 2007 Budapest, Hungary; 2009 Hong Kong, China; 2011 Stockholm, Sweden.” for more information please visit this link

Feb
02

Virtual Reality for controlling pain

The following video demonstrates how Virtual Reality (VR) — in conjunction with mindfulness meditation and biofeedback technologies — can help chronic pain patients to develop skills for managing their pain.

Oct
17

500 million working days a year lost to pain sufferers – General News – Austrian Independent Online News – English Newspaper

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Report on Austrian Independent english news online newspaper: One in five Europeans suffers from chronic pain, and one in eleven on a daily basis according to a report released in Vienna to highlight a campaign for more help for sufferers.
See on austrianindependent.com

Oct
17

The Daily Checkup: Neuromodulation is offering long-term relief against chronic pain and suffering 

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Millions of Americans live with neurological disorders that arise from abnormal firing of the circuits of the nervous system, which can lead to a wide range of debilitating symptoms.
See on www.nydailynews.com

Oct
15

Nanaimo News Bulletin – Free webinar helps people with chronic pain

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Upcoming free webinar will help people manage chronic pain.
See on www.nanaimobulletin.com

Sep
11

Pain-Topics.org News/Research UPDATES: Can a Cuppa Joe Reduce Chronic Pain?

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Researchers in Norway found that having just one cup of coffee can help to ease the pain of strain-inducing office work, even if the person has chronic pain to begin with. This study was widely touted in news media, but it sounds too good to be true; and it probably is since the research had a number of limitations.

See on updates.pain-topics.org

Sep
11

Study Shows Chronic Pain Costs U.S. Up To Billion | American Pain Society

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