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  • Aug 5, 2016

    FPN Provides Help for Peripheral Neuropathy Patients.

    The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy is pleased to be featured in Pain Pathways magazine as one of three organizations dedicated to helping people in chronic pain, specifically providing help for…
  • Jul 11, 2016

    Chemo-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy may be Predicted by Genetic Bio Marker

    Genetic Bio Marker may Predict Chemo-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Side Effects Associated with Prostate Cancer Treatment New study finds genetic alterations in the VAC14 gene are associated with an increased risk…
  • Jul 11, 2016

    Small Nerve Fibers Defy Neuropathy Conventions

    Peripheral neuropathy research study suggests even prediabetes could cause nerve damage. Peripheral neuropathy research results of a small study of people with tingling pain in their hands and feet have…
  • Apr 11, 2016

    Genetic Testing for Hereditary Peripheral Neuropathies: New Genetic Cause for Charcot-Marie-Tooth

    Genetic testing can help doctors identify the causes of hereditary and idiopathic neuropathies.  Genetic testing is a type of medical test that identifies changes in chromosomes, genes, or proteins. The…
  • Apr 11, 2016

    Beware Expensive Treatments of Peripheral Neuropathy

    By: FPN Guest Writer Howard Levinson Patients seeking treatment of peripheral neuropathy need to be aware of a recent controversial method that involves collaboration between chiropractors, medical doctors and/or podiatrists….
  • Mar 7, 2016

    FPN Connects Peripheral Neuropathy Researchers at Astellas Pharma to the Patients They Are Hoping to Serve

    On December 3, 2015, Astellas Pharma US, Inc. (the U.S. affiliate of Astellas Pharma Inc.), a R&D-driven global pharmaceutical company, invited the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy to present to a…
  • Mar 7, 2016

    International Research on Peripheral Neuropathy

    It is not unusual for peripheral neuropathy patients, their caregivers and loved ones to be heard wishing for research on PN that may bring hope for better treatments or even…
  • Feb 9, 2016

    New Findings Point to Central Nervous System Role in Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

    Emerging evidence suggests that the central nervous system (CNS) is a key contributor to the problem of painful peripheral nerve disease in people with diabetes, according to a special article…
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