As if pimples, emotional outbursts, cramps, exhaustion, and feeling bloated aren't enough, the PMS demons have to throw uncomfortable back pain your way too. Lower back pain during your period, or primary dysmenorrhea, is caused by contractions in the uterus. Show More Summary
O pioids like oxycodone and methadone have been prescribed for pain relief since the early 1900s. But the rise of these painkillers, most notably Oxycontin, as a panacea treatment for chronic pain in the past two decades has been costly. Show More Summary
An enzyme found naturally in papaya, papain is often touted for natural relief of pain. Sold in supplement form, papain is thought to alleviate pain in part by curbing inflammation. Although research on the pain-reducing effects of papain is very limited, there's some evidence that it may help treat certain pain-causing conditions. Show More Summary
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — For patients managing cancer and other chronic health issues, painkillers such as morphine and Vicodin are often essential for pain relief. The body's natural tendency to develop tolerance to these medications, however, often requires patients to take higher doses – increasing risks of harmful side effects and dependency. read more
Breathe a sigh of relief, y'all: Kim Kardashian has ditched the painful strappy high heels and has opted for flip-flops instead. Photo agency X17 snapped...
CHICAGO, IL (May 29, 2013)—A high-dose of ultrasound targeted to painful bone metastases appears to quickly bring patients relief, and with largely tolerable side effects, according to new research presented by Fox Chase Cancer Center scientists at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology on Monday, June 3. read more
Practitioners have been using yoga as a means for back pain relief for quite some time now. This handy infographic is perfect as a quick reference guide for teachers, students, people new to yoga and people looking for a natural …
By Peter Geschek: Chronic pain More than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Living in constant pain for an extended period of time can have a devastating impact on a person's quality of life. Without relief, or the hope of relief, many patients lose the ability to sleep, work, and function normally. Show More Summary
With more than 3,000 clinical trials to date, is acupuncture is a proven-effective treatment with a low complication rate? Or is it just a "theatrical placebo" with little or no effect on pain or other outcomes? Opposing viewpoints are...Show More Summary
The pain in Matt Kemp's shoulder has spread to the Los Angeles Dodgers fans who have had to watch him play this season. When Manager Don Mattingly took the struggling superstar out of the lineup the other day, it was a relief for the fans as much as for the team. Show More Summary
Mr. Lonely 1 Does Smoking Pot Offer Relief to the Lonely? A new paper by the original Tylenol and social pain researchers claims that it does (Deckman et al., 2013). Let's take a closer look.Comfortably Numb: Marijuana Use Reduces Social...Show More Summary
Back pain is a common pregnancy symptom, and it doesn’t always disappear when your baby arrives. Drop in to any physical therapist’s office or massage studio and you’re bound to see some baby bumps in the waiting room. That’s because...Show More Summary
In four hours time, Microsoft gives birth to a new generation of Xbox. We'll be there inside the tent, ready to cover the screams, the pain, the joy, the relief - the whole messy ordeal. We'll have our liveblog straight from the show, and that'lll be going up on the front page at 12PM ET (9AM PT, 5PM Brit-time). Show More Summary
The bill’s chief sponsor said the bill would provide relief for thousands of patients who want to use marijuana to treat the pain caused by their ailments, while also being one of the strictest medical marijuana programs in the country. [ more › ]
This seems a bit counter-intuitive, but a new study has shown that marijuana protects people from the emotional pain of being socially excluded. Read more...
If you build a lot of Android apps, you know there are certain aspects of the process that make you want to rip our your hair. Google understands your pain. Even better, it's offering some relief. Instead of focusing on a new version...Show More Summary
Shares of Pain Therapeutics have been lopped in half as Big Pharma partner Pfizer has put Pain's Remoxy, its lead drug candidate, under review. Durect has plunged more than 35%, as its extended-release tech is used in the product. In...Show More Summary
Why shares of Pain Therapeutics were slashed in half.
Embrace pain in order to grant yourself relief.
Post by Lindsay Mannering The three women who were rescued from that Cleveland house of horrors have endured unfathomable pain at the hands of Ariel Castro, and for 32-year-old kidnap victim Michelle Knight, the road ahead to relief is still uncertain. Show More Summary