Pediatrics

Kids' TV teaching children wrong lessons about pain: new study

Children engrossed in popular kids' TV programs such as Peppa Pig, or films like Toy Story or Frozen, are exposed to up to nine incidents of pain for every hour of TV watched, according to new research from psychologists.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Novel technique 'stuns' arthritis pain in shoulder and hip

A novel outpatient procedure offers lasting pain relief for patients suffering from moderate to severe arthritis in their hip and shoulder joints, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society ...

Immunology

Is there a connection between asthma and acid reflux?

Asthma and acid reflux often occur together. It isn't clear why, or whether one causes the other. But we do know that acid reflux can worsen asthma and asthma can worsen acid reflux - especially severe acid reflux, a condition ...

Oncology & Cancer

Oral cancer pain predicts likelihood of cancer spreading

Oral cancer is more likely to spread in patients experiencing high levels of pain, according to a team of researchers at New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry that found genetic and cellular clues as to why metastatic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO says delay routine dental work due to virus risk

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that routine, non-essential dental work should be delayed until COVID-19 transmission rates drop sufficiently, cautioning against procedures that produce aerosol spray from patients' ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Gout diagnoses rising worldwide

The prevalence of gout—a form of arthritis characterized by severe pain, redness, and tenderness in joints—increased across the world at an alarming rate from 1990 to 2017, according to an analysis published in Arthritis ...

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