Awakening each morning in pain caused by various surgeries, Yami Bolanos engages in her daily routine of relief, which she finds only with cannabis oil. A cancer survivor who underwent a liver transplant 19 years ago, she is now in need of another organ donation. But like others who use...
Everyone suffers pain from time to time, whether it be stubbing your toe, banging your head against the cupboards, or from falling and spraining your ankle, basically pain comes in many shapes and forms and usually one of the ways to...Show More Summary
Two studies are the first to track the effectiveness of patient-controlled pain relief (PCA - patient-controlled analgesia) in patients from the Emergency Department to the ward. The studies show that PCA is effective.
Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta likes to break things. A product of Long Island, New York’s Serra-Longo Fight Team, Iaquinta finds a certain relief in the destruction of inanimate objects. So when a less-than...Show More Summary
Neck pain and stress-related tension are a regular struggle for many, but experts say meditation may be the key to longterm relief. The post Need a Stronger Painkiller? Try Your Meditation Cushion appeared first on Yoga Journal.
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The year isn’t even half over, and 2015 is already shaping up to be a banner year for medical technology. From cancer treatments to pain relief to robots, the new treatments of the 21st century keeps getting more awesome. For example, computers are a wonderful innovation for hospitals, but they harbor germs from every finger that touches them. Show More Summary
Joint pain can lead to a loss of quality of life, whether it's your ankles, knees, elbows, hands or wrists. Besides a gazillion supplements on the market to target that pain, there are some promising joint pain relief devices available that offer support for the body part that ails you without meds or surgery. These alternatives can apply to back pain and headaches as well.
The molecular interactions that allow capsaicin to activate the body's primary receptor for sensing heat and pain have been identified by scientists, paving the way for the design of more selective and effective drugs to relieve pai...
Weekly sessions of non-invasive repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation provided sufficient long-term pain relief in 61 percent of patients with central post-stroke pain, and delivered long-term relief for patients who continued for one year.
Energy therapies offer support in healing for cancer survivors Looking for relief from fatigue, stress, pain and side effects of cancer treatments? Energy therapies such as Reiki and Healing Touch may help. Multiple myeloma: What treatment is right for you? In multiple myeloma, cancer cells crowd out healthy blood cells in bone marrow. See which […]
Boston Scientific is releasing in Europe the world’s smallest and thinnest 16-contact non-rechargeable (primary cell) spinal cord stimulator, the Precision Novi. The high-capacity pain relief system has a new, somewhat unusual shape that was developed to offer greater comfort to those wearing the implant. Show More Summary
By: Harriet Miller, CPN, Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies Published: 06/01/2015 04:42 PM EDT on LiveScience Harriet Miller, CPN, a nurse scientist at the Center for Nursing Research at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies at Orlando Health, contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Show More Summary
Pain assessment is a common challenge among clinicians, often even leading to discord with patients begging for relief. A team at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine developed a computer vision algorithm that can...Show More Summary
Whether you wear heels solely on special occasions or rock them every day, here are some stretches to offer your feet and calves a little relief from soreness or pain.
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Promising results from a trial of a new stem-cell based therapy for a rare and debilitating skin condition suggest that the therapy, involving infusions of stem cells, provide pain relief and to reduce the severity of this skin condition for which no cure currently exists.
As it stands, there's not a whole lot we know about pain. Where a tissue or blood sample can be drawn and studied, our nervous system comprising different kinds of cells running signals through complex piping around the body presents a difficult task for scientific research. Show More Summary
A gene essential to the production of pain-sensing neurons in humans has been identified by an international team of researchers. The discovery could have implications for the development of new methods of pain relief.