Health

How to be fit in your 60s and beyond

Ageing is inevitable and is influenced by many things—but keeping active can slow ageing and increase life expectancy. Evidence shows that ageing alone is not a cause of major problems until you are in your mid-90s. And ...

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Pain relief: When to use cold, when to use heat

(HealthDay)—Sore from a workout? You don't have to reach for pain relief medicine when ice or heat will help. But when should you go cold and when should you go warm?

Medical research

Multi-tasking protein at the root of neuropathic pain

Researchers from Japan's Osaka University have made an important leap in our understanding of how chronic pain conditions develop. In a study published on July 25 in Journal of Neuroscience, the team explains how a protein ...

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Menopause symptoms nearly double the risk of chronic pain

In addition to the other health conditions affected by estrogen, it has also been shown to affect pain sensitivity. This finding was the basis of a study of more than 200,000 records from the Veterans Health Administration ...

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Documenting and decoding the dynamics between work and pain

Workers suffering from chronic pain takes an immense toll on both employees and employers. Whether the pain that individuals experience is physical or psychological, constant or intermittent, or caused by work conditions ...

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