University of Cincinnati Medical Center en University of Cincinnati targeting sources of chronic pain <p>The University of Cincinnati and the University of Michigan are joining with Eli Lilly to research ways to treat and reduce chronic pain.</p><p>The newly created <a href="" target="_blank">Midwest Pain Consortium</a> aims to find what causes certain kinds of pain, like fibromyalgia, and seek out new drug and non-pharmaceutical treatments.</p><p>According to the<a href=";page=1" target="_blank"> Institute of Medicine</a>, chronic pain affects 100 million Americans.</p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 17:38:46 +0000 Tana Weingartner 27516 at Freezing out cancer and maybe asthma <p>Doctors at the<a href=""> University of Cincinnati Medical Center </a>are freezing out certain kinds of&nbsp;cancers and precancerous lesions with a tiny camera, a catheter and a special kind of spray. Traditional forms of cryotherapy (using liquid nitrogen to freeze and eliminate&nbsp;harmful tissue) are very localized. <a href="">truFreeze</a>, new to UC Health<strong>,&nbsp;enables doctors to treat larger surfaces</strong>.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 18430 at Freezing out cancer and maybe asthma