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[19 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]
Gamma Knife Effective At Treating Trigeminal Neuralgia

Research has shown that Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery (GKRS) is an effective treatment for the medical condition trigeminal neuralgia. This is a common condition that is characterized by excruciating facial pain.
Gamma Knife has proven itself to be as safe and effective treatment for people who suffer from trigeminal neuralgia.  It is very popular as patients [...]

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[12 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]
Computer program lets people with Trigeminal neuralgia diagnose themselves

Trigeminal neuralgia, or TN, is a medical condition that affects areas of the face where the trigeminal nerve’s branches are distributed. These areas would include the eyes, lips, scalp, nose, forehead, upper and lower jaws. The condition is often caused by an artery that causes compression to the nerve. This will result in the person [...]

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[3 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]
Oxycarbazepine As Effective As Carbamazepine in Treating Trigeminal Neuralgia

Oxycarbazepine  (OXYCARBAZEPINE  ), a keto-analog of carbamazepine (CARBAMAZEPINE), is as almost as effective as carbamazepine for the treatment of the condition trigeminal neuralgia. A double study conducted the shoulder it is better tolerated.
A study was conducted at the University of Michigan the in Ann Arbor, Michigan to look at the findings of Oxycarbazepine  arbazine on [...]

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[3 Dec 2008 | No Comment | ]
OHSU School of Dentistry Resident Uncovers Mechanisms for Dental Pain

Oregon Health & Science University’s School of Dentistry have discovered a novel function of the peptide known as Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) in the development of the trigeminal nerve. The trigeminal nerve provides the signaling pathway for periodontal pain, dental surgical pain, and pain associated with temporomandibular disorder, trigeminal neuralgia, migraine, and other neuropathic and [...]