How many times have you been to a physiotherapist where you've had more time in the waiting room than face-time with the physio?
(HealthDay)—Viral infections can happen at any time, but they're more common during winter when people spend more time in close contact with others indoors.
A new drug treatment has been found to be effective against chronic pain caused by nerve damage, also known as neuropathic pain, in patients who have had shingles.
(HealthDay)—Eight percent of children account for nearly one-quarter of emergency department visits and 31 percent of costs, according to a study published online Sept. 15 in Pediatrics.
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at the University of Reading have demonstrated for the first time that a previously unstudied chemical in cannabis could lead to more effective treatments for people with epilepsy.
(HealthDay)—Medication-related problems—from side effects to improper use—may be the cause of many kids' trips to the emergency room, a new study suggests.
A pilot study by Indiana University researchers found that whole-body vibration exercise may reduce pain symptoms and improve aspects of quality of life in individuals diagnosed with fibromyalgia.
Scientists synthesise new 'chimera' protein which could herald future drug treatments for chronic pain
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have manufactured a new bio-therapeutic molecule that could be used to treat neurological disorders such as chronic pain and epilepsy.
(Medical Xpress)—People with cancer are at higher risk of other chronic health conditions, a new Flinders University study shows.
(HealthDay)—Millions of Americans aged 65 and older fall every year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But, fewer than half tell their doctor, according to a news release ...
(Medical Xpress)—Patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia complain of chronic pain throughout their bodies, but often doctors have difficulty detecting what causes the pain, and therefore, how to treat it.
Hair loss is usually genetically determined but can also be the result of aging or chronic illness. It is often a distressing condition that negatively affects the self-confidence and social life of the men ...
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers are looking at how smoke from bushfires may pose risks to some people's health.
Specialists at the Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM) of Mexico developed a system that detected depression in older adults through monitoring their daily routine. This technology can be used as an ...
Just as women are advised to get plenty of folic acid around the time of conception and throughout early pregnancy, new research suggests another very similar nutrient may one day deserve a spot on the obstetrician's ...