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(HealthDay)—Patients seeing a spine surgeon are most influenced by low back pain intensity when considering whether to proceed with spinal fusion surgery, according to a study published in the Jan. 15 issue ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For individuals with agonizing pain, it is a cruel blow when the gold-standard medication actually causes more pain. Adults and children whose pain gets worse when treated with morphine may be closer to a solution, based ...
Neuroscience Jan 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The financial burden of caring for patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP) in the United Kingdom is twice that of caring for patients without CLBP, according to a study published in the Jan. ...
Health Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The pain relief offered by cannabis varies greatly between individuals, a brain imaging study carried out at the University of Oxford suggests.
Medical research Dec 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Rats and humans have at least one thing in common: They both react the same way to a placebo, according to a new University of Florida study.
Medical research Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The Pain Research Group at the UA College of Medicine-Tucson studies the underlying causes of acute and chronic pain to promote the discovery of new targets for drug development with the ultimate goal of ...
Medical research Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Are you good at coping when life gets tough? Do people call you a straight-shooter? Will you help others without expecting anything in return?
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A randomized, double-blind clinical trial by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery has revealed that corticosteroids are more effective than the more expensive treatment, hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc One, ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hundreds of Australians were given water instead of pain-killing medication after thieves siphoned off the drugs from ambulance supplies and refilled the empty vials from the tap, officials said Tuesday.
Medications Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—A drug which for decades has been widely used to treat pain related to cancer has no net clinical benefit, researchers in the Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative (PaCCSC) based ...
Cancer Sep 25, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
For those suffering from osteoarthritis of the knees or hands, applying topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)—in the form of creams, gels and patches—can bring weeks of pain relief, finds ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—A new drug significantly reduces the abdominal pain and constipation characteristic of certain types of irritable bowel syndrome, according to two new studies.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Inhaled pain relief appears to be effective in reducing pain intensity and in giving pain relief in the first stage of labour, say Cochrane researchers. These conclusions came from a systematic review that drew data from ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women having surgery for breast cancer are up to three times more likely to have severe pain in the first week after surgery if they suffer from other painful conditions, such as arthritis, low back pain and migraine, according ...
Cancer Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a major breakthrough, an international team of scientists has proven that addiction to morphine and heroin can be blocked, while at the same time increasing pain relief.
Neuroscience Aug 14, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (30) | 8 |