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The potential protective effects of pre-injury exercise on neuroimmune responses following experimentally-induced traumatic neuropathy: a systematic review with meta-analysis.

Pre-clinical evidence shows that neuropathy is associated with complex neuroimmune responses, which in turn are associated with increased intensity and persistence of neuropathic pain. Routine exercise has the potential to […]

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Quantitative sensory testing in a magnetic resonance environment: considerations for thermal sensitivity and patient safety.

Quantitative sensory testing (QST) is often used to understand the perceptual basis of acute and chronic conditions, including pain. As the need grows for developing a mechanistic understanding of neurological […]

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Psychometric evaluation of the Pain Vigilance and Awareness Questionnaire (PVAQ) in fibromyalgia: Confirmatory factor analysis and the development of a Swedish 8-item version.

Excessive attention to pain, or hypervigilance, is associated with negative outcomes in chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia. The Pain Vigilance and Awareness Questionnaire (PVAQ) is a self-report questionnaire to […]

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Reattribution to Mind-Brain Processes and Recovery From Chronic Back Pain: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial.

In primary chronic back pain (CBP), the belief that pain indicates tissue damage is both inaccurate and unhelpful. Reattributing pain to mind or brain processes may support recovery.

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The Effect of an Interdisciplinary Dermatological-Rheumatological Consultation on the Outcome of Patients with Psoriasis with Musculoskeletal Pain: A Prospective, Single-Center Cohort Study.

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA), a disease with complex inflammatory musculoskeletal manifestations, complicates psoriasis in up to 30% of patients. In this study, we aimed to determine the effect of an interdisciplinary […]

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Pharmacological interventions for the management of pain and discomfort during lumbar puncture in newborn infants.

Lumbar puncture (LP) is a common invasive procedure, most frequently performed to diagnose infection. Physicians perform LP in newborn infants with the help of an assistant using a strict aseptic […]

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Neuroimaging markers of Alice in Wonderland syndrome in patients with migraine with aura.

The Alice in Wonderland syndrome (AIWS) is a transient neurological disturbance characterized by sensory distortions most frequently associated with migraine in adults. Some lines of evidence suggest that AIWS and […]

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The effect of preemptive magnesium sulfate on postoperative pain in patients undergoing mastectomy: a clinical trial.

The effects of preemptive magnesium sulfate (MgSO4) infusion on perioperative hemodynamics and postoperative analgesia in female patients who underwent mastectomy were evaluated.

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Filaggrin and Beyond: New Insights into the Skin Barrier in Atopic Dermatitis and Allergic Diseases, From Genetics to Therapeutic Perspectives.

Atopic dermatitis is the most common inflammatory skin disease worldwide, affecting 20% of children and 5% of adults. One critical component in the pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis is the epidermal […]

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The Photic Blink Reflex as an Index of Photophobia.

Two recent studies of eye closure triggered by intense luminance increase suggest that this behavior reflects the melanopsin-based retinal activity known to underlie photophobia, the pathological aversion to light (Kardon, […]

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