Health

Medicinal cannabis may not ease sleep problems in the long run

Medicinal cannabis might not ease sleep problems in people with chronic pain over the long term, because frequent users might build up tolerance to its sleep-inducing effects, suggests preliminary research published online ...

Surgery

Opioid use down with 'enhanced recovery after surgery' program

(HealthDay)—An "enhanced recovery after surgery" (ERAS) program is associated with a significant reduction in opioid consumption after gynecologic surgery with no increase in pain scores, according to a study published ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Most teens, young women satisfied with IUD insertion

(HealthDay)—Most adolescent and young adult women report high satisfaction with intrauterine device (IUD) insertion, according to a study published online May 7 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Surgery

Less pain post TKA with addition of peripheral nerve blocks

(HealthDay)—Addition of an interspace between the popliteal artery and capsule of the posterior knee (IPACK) block and adductor canal block (ACB) to periarticular injection (PAI) is associated with less pain after total ...

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