Medications

2014 to 2016 saw decline in U.S. adults prescribed opioids

From 2014 to 2016, there was a decrease in the proportion of U.S. adults who were prescribed opioids, with a larger decrease seen for those who reported moderate or more severe pain versus less-than-moderate pain, according ...

Medications

Hypnosis to tackle painkiller crisis

New research shows that hypnosis can reduce pain by up to 42% and may offer a genuine alternative to painkillers.

Cardiology

Evaluating spousal caregivers cardiovascular risks

Spousal caregivers can face increased health risks, such as high blood pressure and heart disease, possibly due to the stress of caring for an ailing spouse, according to new research.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Gender, pain and dementia

Men and women feel pain differently, and the same is true for people with Alzheimer's disease.

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