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Scientists to test light therapy as relief from painful side effect of cancer treatment

Light therapy has potential to replace opioids in treatment of mucositis, a common side effect of chemotherapy and radiation therapy   BUFFALO, N.Y. — University at Buffalo researchers have received part of a $ 1.5 million grant to investigate light therapy as a replacement for prescription opioids in treating oral mucositis, painful ulcers and swelling… Read More »

MRI-guided treatment slows progression of rheumatoid arthritis

A clinical study has found an MRI-guided treatment plan that uses a predefined treatment algorithm can prevent joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis patients. The chronic inflammatory joint disease mostly affects hands and feet—it can cause pain, functional impairments, reduced quality of life and joint damage over time, says Kim Horslev-Petersen, MD, a professor of rheumatology… Read More »