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Breast pain issue for 1 in 3 female marathon runners

Women with larger cup sizes seem to be more susceptible, but childless women also seem to be more prone, and wearing a sports bra doesn't always help, finds the study, which publishes as London gears up for its annual international ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Alcohol, fibromyalgia, and quality of life

Low and moderate drinkers of alcohol reported lower severity of symptoms of fibromyalgia than teetotallers, finds a study in BioMed Central's open access journal Arthritis Research & Therapy. Too much alcohol reversed this ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pain can be a relief

When something causes less pain than expected it is even possible for it to feel pleasant, a new study reveals. These findings may one day play a key role in treating pain and substance abuse.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Keep moving to ease pain of knee arthritis, review says

(HealthDay)—Adults with painful osteoarthritis of the knee should turn to exercise—aerobic, aquatic or strength training—as a good nonsurgical way to ease their pain and improve their functioning, a new review suggests.

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Pain from sexual assault often untreated, study says

(HealthDay)—Although most victims of sexual assault experience severe pain after their attack, fewer than one-third receive medication to ease their discomfort, according to a new study.

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