|Ten reasons why cramps happen after your period|
Added: 20.02.2018 12:00 | 0 views | 0 comments
In this article, we look at common causes of cramps that occur after your period ends. We also look at symptoms, and ways to manage period cramps.
|What causes pain under my left breast?|
Added: 20.02.2018 5:00 | 0 views | 0 comments
Learn about a number of digestive and heart-related causes of pain under the left breast. We also look at the treatment options available for each one.
|Shot may help shield against shingles|
Added: 16.02.2018 17:46 | 0 views | 0 comments
Two vaccines are available to help prevent shingles, which can affect anyone who has had chickenpox or the chickenpox vaccine; both diseases are caused by the same virus, which stays in the body after chickenpox clears.
|New guideline warns pain benefits of medical cannabis overstated|
Added: 16.02.2018 17:25 | 0 views | 0 comments
A new medical guideline suggests Canada's family physicians should take a sober second thought before prescribing medical cannabis to most patients.
|Pilot study in Kenya shows link between chronic pain and glutamate consumption|
Added: 16.02.2018 14:27 | 0 views | 0 comments
Preliminary research from a small pilot study carried out in Meru, in eastern Kenya, shows a link between chronic pain and consumption of glutamate, a common flavor enhancer found in Western and non-Western diets worldwide.
|Cold open water plunge provides instant pain relief, case reports suggest|
Added: 14.02.2018 10:30 | 0 views | 0 comments
A short, sharp, cold water swim may offer an alternative to strong painkillers and physiotherapy to relieve severe persistent pain after surgery, suggest doctors in a new report.
|Medical cannabis significantly safer for elderly with chronic pain than Opioids|
Added: 13.02.2018 11:15 | 0 views | 0 comments
A new study found cannabis therapy is safe and efficacious for elderly patients who are seeking to address cancer symptoms, Parkinson's disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis, and other medical issues. After six months, more than 18 percent of patients surveyed had stopped using opioid analgesics or had reduced their dosage.
|Could sciatica be causing the pain in your buttocks?|
Added: 10.02.2018 12:00 | 1 views | 0 comments
A look at pain in the buttocks, a common complaint with many causes but often the result of sciatica. Included is detail on diagnosis and seeing a doctor.
|Placebo pills prescribed honestly help cancer survivors manage symptoms|
Added: 09.02.2018 11:45 | 2 views | 0 comments
Fatigue in cancer survivors is significantly reduced by placebo pill, even when it is known it is a fake pill.
|What is this pain in my lower right abdomen?|
Added: 08.02.2018 10:00 | 1 views | 0 comments
We look at a number of different causes of pain, ranging in severity, in the lower right abdomen. We also examine when treatment is required.
|Back pain is common in highly active older adults|
Added: 07.02.2018 12:26 | 1 views | 0 comments
Many well-functioning and highly active older adults experienced back pain, which was linked with poorer perceived and observed walking endurance.
|A blueprint for future blood-nerve barrier and peripheral nerve disease research|
Added: 07.02.2018 9:01 | 1 views | 0 comments
Researchers have detailed, for the first time, the normal human transcriptome of the blood-nerve barrier. This barrier -- a tight covering of endothelial cells -- maintains the microenvironment of peripheral nerves. Knowledge of the transcriptome will aid research in peripheral nerve disease.
|Study questions link between medical marijuana and fewer opioid deaths|
Added: 07.02.2018 9:01 | 2 views | 0 comments
Several studies have shown an association between legalizing medical marijuana and lower death rates from opioids. A new study finds that link is more complex than previously described and appears to be changing as both medical marijuana laws and the opioid crisis evolve.
|What magnetic fields do in the brain -- and how to observe brain activity during transcranial magnetic stimulation|
Added: 06.02.2018 20:27 | 2 views | 0 comments
Neuroscientists have developed a method to measure brain activity during transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). TMS has been under investigation for 30 years, yet we still know very little about its mechanisms. A better understanding of TMS could contribute to the further development of this non-invasive, pain-free diagnostic and therapeutic tool.
|Can over-the-counter pain meds influence thoughts and emotions?|
Added: 06.02.2018 9:07 | 2 views | 0 comments
Over-the-counter pain medicine such as Ibuprofen and acetaminophen may influence how people process information, experience hurt feelings, and react to emotionally evocative images, according to recent studies.
|Opioid cessation may be more successful when depression is treated|
Added: 05.02.2018 14:11 | 1 views | 0 comments
Opioid cessation in non-cancer pain may be more successful when depression is treated to remission, a new study shows.
|Arachnoiditis: Symptoms, diagnosis, and outlook|
Added: 02.02.2018 10:00 | 1 views | 0 comments
Arachnoiditis is a painful neurological condition caused by damage to the tissues that protect the spinal cord. Learn more about the causes and symptoms.
|Severe and lingering symptoms occur in some after treatment for Lyme disease|
Added: 01.02.2018 10:46 | 0 views | 0 comments
In a study of 61 people treated for the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, researchers conclude that fatigue, pain, insomnia and depression do indeed persist over long periods of time for some people, despite largely normal physical exams and clinical laboratory testing.
|What are the causes of forearm pain?|
Added: 30.01.2018 15:00 | 1 views | 0 comments
A look at forearm pain, a condition characterized by pain between the elbow and the wrist. Included is detail on the treatment options and prevention.
|Long-term opioid use has dropped among US military veterans|
Added: 30.01.2018 9:47 | 1 views | 0 comments
A new study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, published by Springer, shows that opioid prescribing has dropped after a peak in 2012. Lead author Katherine Hadlandsmyth of the Iowa City VA Healthcare System and the University of Iowa in the US further noted that the decline was mostly due to decreases in long-term opioid prescribing, which carries much greater risk for harmful side effects, addiction and overdose, relative to short-term prescribing.