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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 |
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 |
Using a tiny ball of ice, a minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment called cryoneurolysis safely short circuits chronic pain caused by nerve damage, according to data being presented at the Society of Interventional ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 14, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0
Researchers at UCL have made a breakthrough in the way that drugs could be delivered to the brain.
Medical research Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(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
Marijuana provides greater pain relief when taken in pill form than when it is smoked, according to a study published on Monday that touches on a controversial medical issue.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 22, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 2
For more than 100,000 area women, chronic vulvar pain (pain at the opening to the vagina) is so severe it makes intercourse, and sometimes sitting for long periods of time, painful, if not impossible.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 4
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 |
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 |
Researchers at King's College London have discovered how one of the most common household painkillers works, which could pave the way for less harmful pain relief medications to be developed in the future.
Medical research Nov 22, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Placebos reduce pain by creating an expectation of relief. Distractionsay, doing a puzzlerelieves it by keeping the brain busy. But do they use the same brain processes? Neuromaging suggests ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Taking too much acetaminophen, an active ingredient in many commonly used drugs for fever and pain relief, including Tylenol, can cause liver damage, experts at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
Medications Jan 30, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
According to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, better understanding of a patient's abdominal pain could help physicians know which patients will benefit most from surgical removal of the gallbladder. Clinic ...
Other Oct 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) develops in individuals who experience highly traumatizing situations such as terrorist attacks and car accidents, but symptoms can also come about ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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