For people struggling with irritable bowel syndrome, working to reduce stress may help to soothe such symptoms as pain and cramping. One stress-management strategy that shows promise in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome is autogenic...Show More Summary
Neck pain is a common and debilitating condition, and massage therapy is commonly used to treat it, yet there is little quality research on the optimal dose of therapeutic massage for neck pain. Randomizing 228 patients with chronicShow More Summary
Two commonly delivered epidural injection modalities deliver minimal differences in pain relief and function at 1 and 6 months, new research shows. Results presented today at the 30th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine indicate both injection types were effective for treating unilateral lumbosacral radicular pain (ULSRP).
Patients who benefited from intradiscal biacuplasty (IDB) to treat discogenic low-back pain maintained initial gains in pain relief and physical function when rechecked at 1 year, a new study showed. Furthermore, patients who were in...Show More Summary
PAIN RELIEF Taking acetaminophen while pregnant may be tied to ADHD in children THE QUESTION Pregnant women with a fever or headaches have long been told that the safest pain reliever is acetaminophen. But might this drug — which can...Show More Summary
After that — everything’s different for each person, regarding the pain, the relief, the amount with which you bleed, all that.
Researchers from the Arthritis Research UK Pain Centre at The University of Nottingham have discovered a new way to potentially block the chronic and often debilitating pain affecting osteoarthritis sufferers.Currently, people experiencing...Show More Summary
Magnetic therapy is the therapy, which is known for its results on pain relief. Carpel tunnel is a severe problem by which many are affected. This affects the movement of hands or wrist. A person suffering from Carpel tunnel can have severe pains and have draining condition. Show More Summary
Identifying the specific pathways that promote opioid addiction, pain relief, and tolerance are crucial for developing more effective and less dangerous analgesics, as well as developing new treatments for addiction. Now, new research...Show More Summary
Those of us with with a uterus know what it’s like to be desperate for a heating pad to ease the writhing, stabbing pain from menstruation cramps. It turns out, we could go for a little more relief directly at the source — by way of Korea, there now exist heated panty liners. The blog [...]
Imagine if you were suffering with terminal pancreatic cancer and in excruciating pain around the clock and your doctor was not allowed or unwilling to give you any morphine or other opioid to relieve your pain. In this country, we take...Show More Summary
Newcastle supporters have endured four hugely painful matches with the Toon failing to score since mid-January. Loic Remy’s late winner against Aston Villa on Sunday was a welcome relief for St James’ Park to bask in the glory of a goal and secure a 1-0 win for Newcastle. In the long run it looks like [...]
When it comes to chronic pain, psychological interventions often provide more relief than prescription drugs or surgery without the risk of side effects, but are used much less frequently than traditional medical treatments, according...Show More Summary
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A chronic syndrome called vulvodynia that affects from four to seven percent of women is being studied by physicians at The Women's Health Institute at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, in hopes of alleviating sometimes excruciating pain.
The small peptide neurotensin is a potent regulator of dopamine signaling and can provide dramatic pain relief; however, the blood brain barrier provides a substantial challenge toward clinical use of neurotensin for analgesia. In this...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON - When it comes to chronic pain, psychological interventions often provide more relief than prescription drugs or surgery without the risk of side effects, but are used much less frequently than traditional medical treatments, according to a comprehensive review published by the American Psychological Association. read more
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New research suggests that sedating patients before a nerve block needed to diagnose or treat chronic pain increases costs, risks and unnecessary surgeries, and sedation does nothing to increase patient satisfaction or long-term pain control. "Sedation doesn't help, but it does add expense and risk," says study leader Steven P. Show More Summary
Metastatic bone cancer usually can't be cured, but instead the goal is to provide pain relief and control further spread through treatment.