WHO Recognizes Chronic Pain as Disease

WHO Recognizes Chronic Pain as Disease

The World Health Organization has adopted a new classification system for chronic pain, assigning it the code ICD-11 in a revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). It’s the first time the ICD will include a specific diagnostic code for chronic pain, along with sub-codes for several common chronic pain conditions.

Accused of Over-Prescribing Opioids and at Danger of Losing Her License, Local Doctor Takes Fight to State Medical Board

Accused of Over-Prescribing Opioids and at Danger of Losing Her License, Local Doctor Takes Fight to State Medical Board

Basch is challenging the state’s accusations, saying that she is caring for people who come to her with preexisting excessive use of opioids – some of them in chronic pain. Meanwhile, some of her patients have come to her defense, saying that Basch has provided excellent care when other doctors have been unwilling.

Moringa: The Miracle Supplement You're Missing Out On

Moringa: The Miracle Supplement You're Missing Out On

“Moringa, a botanical new to the U.S. and European markets has been making impressive gains in popularity, due to its broad traditional benefits and emerging supportive science. Moringa is native to northern India, Pakistan, the Himalayan region, Africa and Arabia, but is now cultivated more widely throughout the tropics,” writes the Medicine Hunter.