Neuroscience

Which drugs effectively treat diabetic nerve pain?

A federal health agency has found certain antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs are among medications that effectively treat diabetic nerve pain. The research is being published simultaneously in the March 24, 2017, online ...

Diabetes

Getting smart about diabetic foot ulcers

While wearing appropriate footwear can help treat and prevent diabetic foot ulcers, the leading cause of limb amputation among people with diabetes, noncompliance continues to be an issue, especially among those with loss ...

Diabetes

Research in worms provides path to study diabetic complications

Researchers at the Buck Institute have found a sensor for the reactive molecules linked to diabetic complications, providing a pathway to study many of the ravages of a disease that affects 29 million people in the US. The ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pregabalin significantly improves neuropathic pain

(HealthDay)—Pregabalin significantly improves neuropathic pain, irrespective of the time since pain onset, according to a study published online Sept. 2 in Pain Practice.

Neuroscience

Scientist identifies mechanism underlying peripheral neuropathy

Recent research by Sandra Rieger, Ph.D., of the MDI Biological Laboratory identifying the underlying mechanisms of peripheral neuropathy, or nerve damage, has raised the prospect that drug therapies can be developed for the ...

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