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February 7-11 Weekly News Round-Up


This week on TMJ Hope, we had several important posts worth highlighting:

First, we asked you if you would like to participate in our Patient Panel, to review TMJD related products & get sneak peaks of TMJ Hope’s new features (there is still time to enter if you haven’t already!). Also on Monday, the FDA published a press release discussing their new postmarket surveillance study for TMJ implants. Very important news if you are a surgical patient.
Yesterday, we put up a poll asking if you felt that weather affected your jaw pain. We’ll be publishing the results next week, so make sure you answer it if you haven’t already!Read More »February 7-11 Weekly News Round-Up

TMJ Hope Weekly Wrap Up

TMJ NewsHave lots of people in your family been sick lately? Im finally getting over the flu…. Still tired, but wanting to get back to life!
Today we are introducing a new weekly post… A weekly wrap up. Every Friday, we will cover any TMJ related research or health related news that we feel you might be interested in, as well as sharing anything that has been going on over the week here at TMJ Hope…either here on the blog, on the forum, or on our Facebook page.
If there is ever anything you think your fellow TMJ Hope readers would like to know, maybe an article you came across or some news you think we would all like to read, please submit it!
First, here is what we were up to here on TMJ Hope this week:
State of the TMJ Hope Union – please stop by and let us know how we can help you in 2011!

And now, on to the health news:
New Painkiller With No Side Effects or Addictive Qualities May Be Ready in a Year – According to researchers at Stony Brook University, a new painkiller that blocks the sodium ion channel involved in the transmission of pain, may be available within the next two years. Scientists at Stony Brook found that this drug could control pain without the same side effects and addictive qualities of opioid drugs. Preparations of the drug in oral and topical forms are being developed now in England & Canada, and a US company announced recently that they have entered Phase I clinical trials as well.Read More »TMJ Hope Weekly Wrap Up

Best of 2010 – Your Favorites!

TMJ Disorder Best Of Posts2010 has been quite the year for TMJ Hope. From the first post back in April, to 30 Days of Hope giveaways, there were many posts & articles to choose from for our “Best Of” list.  So, we calculated your favorites based on two things – number of comments, and number of views.
Here are the posts with the most comments over the year:
Who is TMJ Hope? {Stacy’s Story} – This is my story, how I got here, & why I created TMJ Hope. Great discussion in the comments.
TMJ Surgery Recovery Tips – Lots of great tips in the comments.
TMJ Disorder Statistics Compared – If you haven’t seen this post, please take a look, because it’s an incredibly interesting depiction of the statistics behind TMJ disorder. A great way to introduce loved ones to this condition.
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