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(HealthDay) -- Two out of five women having a heart attack do not experience chest pain, according to a new study.
Cardiology Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
The pain suffered by older adults is the shared focus of the two newest entries in The Gerontological Society of America's (GSA) From Publication to Practice series. Together they address both pain management and new labeling changes for one ...
Health Jan 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women report more-intense pain than men in virtually every disease category, according to Stanford University School of Medicine investigators who mined a huge collection of electronic medical records to establish the broad ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 23, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from University of Bath's Centre for Pain Research have warned of the potential dangers to adolescents who use internet forums as a means of information and advice to treat ...
Health Jan 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Crowding in hospital emergency departments has led to a decrease in the timely and effective use of pain medication in children suffering acute long bone fractures, according to a new study by the University of Colorado School ...
Other Dec 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A study that may help personalize pain medication management for sickle cell disease patients is underway at Georgia Health Sciences University.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A UCSF study suggests patients with chronic pain may experience greater relief if their doctors add cannabinoids the main ingredient in cannabis or medical marijuana to an opiates-only treatment. ...
Medical research Dec 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1
(AP) -- A South African pharmaceutical manufacturer is fighting moves toward banning a painkiller that has been removed from the shelves in the U.S. and Europe because of fears it could harm the heart.
Medications Nov 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Two weeks after surgery, twin sisters who had been joined at the chest are preparing to leave the hospital - each in their own car seat.
Other Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
An oral anti-clotting drug, when added to standard medical treatment for acute coronary syndrome, lowered the risk of death, heart attack or stroke an average of 16 percent, according to research presented at the American ...
Cardiology Nov 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients who are dependent on opioids (narcotic pain relievers) for pain management before knee replacement surgery have much more difficulty recovering, a study recently published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) ...
Other Nov 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study finds that people 75 years old or older are less likely to receive any pain medication in hospital emergency departments than middle aged people those between 35 and 54 years old.
Health Nov 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In Britain, the popular U.S. painkiller OxyContin is considered similar to morphine and used sparingly. Vicodin isn't even licensed. And at most shops, remedies like ibuprofen are sold only in 16-pill packs.
Medications Nov 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
(AP) -- Emmy Award-winning television personality and patient activist Montel Williams said Sunday he was impressed with Israel's liberal attitude toward medical marijuana, and he believes the U.S. could ...
Medications Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A clinical trial to test better treatment options for chronic heroin addiction is expected to begin in Vancouver at the end of this year. Led by researchers from Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia, ...
Medical research Oct 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0