Investigate the correlation between the incidence of reported pain and various social and biological characteristics. Investigate the correlation between the incidence of reported pain and dietary factors including foods, food additives such as dyes, preservatives and other additives. Investigate the correlation between the incidence of reported pain and environmental exposures including pollution, pesticides and the... more »
1. Identify patients with a diagnosis of arachnoiditis or low back pain with radiculopathy
2. Examine genetic variants, and gene expression and epigenetic status of respective genes
3. Determine if a genetic relationship among respective patient community
Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), is a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in the jaw joint and muscles that control jaw movement. The 2014 US National Health Interview Survey reported 4.6% of adults reported pain in the face or jaw in the previous 3 months. TMD often overlaps with other pain disorders, including headache, low back pain, and chronic widespread pain. Identification of genes and gene... more »
This study will focus on the entire cohort ages 50 or older and provide outcomes on bisphosphonate use and movement. The information will help to develop more precise strategies to target individuals who would benefit from bisphosphonates or other interventions for the prevention of bone fractures.