The US Food and Drug Administration has released a startling warning to pet owners who may be using topical pain relief creams. The report indicates that illness and deaths can occur in pets exposed to prescription topical pain medication by owner’s use. Show More Summary
If you have the ever-popular office job that involves sitting at a desk for eight hours a day, it can wreak havoc on your precious body, creating tight hips and lower back pain. Many stretches for your hips also stretch out your lower back, so these poses are like two for the price of one. Show More Summary
In a study whose highlights indicate a need to review pain relief procedures for babies, Oxford University researchers concluded that they are just as sensitive — possibly more so — than adults. Babies’ brains exhibit the same patterns as those of adults upon experiencing physical...
A mixture of over-the-counter medicine and experimental drugs could be just what the doctor ordered to provide more effective pain relief for arthritis sufferers.
As many bike riders will know, sustained cycling can end up being a pain in the neck – literally. Tilting your head down toward the ground can provide temporary relief from that pain, but then you're not able to see where you're going... Show More Summary
Somewhere, there's an alternate NBA universe in which the 2014-15 regular season played out without pain. Injuries didn't crop up to hobble contenders, dash playoff dreams or, more positively, allow unsung heroes to rise in relief. In...Show More Summary
Measures taken to isolate the separatists have left drugstore shelves empty and older residents, in particular, deprived of basic care.
At the cellular level, pain and pain relief are caused by two different signaling pathways. But the two pathways aren't necessarily independent of one another, according to a study. The researchers determined the mechanism by which cellular signals for pain fine-tunes neurons' sensitivity to opioids, medications that relieve pain. Show More Summary
By Yvette C. Terrie for U.S. News Everyone gets a headache now and then, but migraine headaches are characterized by recurring attacks of moderate to severe headache pain. Often called migraines, these headaches are a common neurologic...Show More Summary
Atlas Iron's voluntary suspension suggests there will be no relief in sight for smaller, higher-cost iron ore producers.
Constant typing, texting, and swiping is not so great for your poor cramped hands. Try these tricks for some quick relief.
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Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is widely recommended for the relief of back pain and the pain of knee and hip arthritis. But a systematic review of randomized trials has found that it works no better than a placebo.
A new drug release gel, which may help avoid some of the side effects of painkillers such as ibuprofen and naproxen, has been developed by chemists looking for a way of eliminating the adverse side-effects associated pain-killing drugs, particularly in the stomach. Show More Summary
Around 10,000 patients undergo shoulder surgery in Ontario every year and most go home the same day. Since it's quite a painful procedure, a lot of effort goes into making sure patients can manage their pain while at home recovering....Show More Summary
After what seemed like a painfully long wait, Android fans across the country can finally breathe a collective sigh of relief. The three biggest flagship Android phone launches of the first half of the year are now upon us, with the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge and HTC One M9 all set to be released in the coming weeks. Show More Summary
Hip replacement surgery is an excellent option to alleviate pain and improve function in juvenile arthritis patients under age 35 when conservative treatments fail to provide relief, a new study suggests.
Early gains in pain relief, behavioral markers and function were not sustained in patients treated with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection for facet joint arthropathy, new research shows.
The first-ever randomized, controlled trial to compare spinal cord stimulation (SCS) technologies found that high-frequency SCS using 10 kHz (HF10) exceeded lower-frequency, traditional SCS in response rate and pain relief
A study at Hospital for Special Surgery finds that hip replacement surgery is an excellent option to alleviate pain and improve function in juvenile arthritis patients under age 35 when conservative treatments fail to provide relief...