Pain
Medical News Today: What can cause shoulder pain?  MNT · 2 hours
The shoulder is a complex and flexible joint, making it vulnerable to damage. Common causes of shoulder pain include injuries, general wear and tear, and inflammatory conditions. A person can often treat... more
Distractions and exercise may be key to managing chronic pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 9 hours
A man who developed scoliosis as a teenager has developed ways to cope with chronic pain without using pain medication. more
Blood proteins may be useful for predicting risk of developing heart failure  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of pain, suffering and death in the United States, and despite tremendous advances in knowledge on prevention, treatment... more
Medical News Today: Bridge of nose pain: Causes and how to treat it  MNT · 18 hours
There are many possible causes of pain in the bridge of the nose. Most commonly, the pain is due to an injury... more
Medical News Today: Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis: What you need to know  MNT · 1 day
Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis are both conditions that can affect the nervous system and cause joint pain and swelling. Learn about... more
Medical News Today: How to treat and prevent razor burn near the vagina  MNT · 1 day
Shaving the hair around the vagina can sometimes cause razor burn, which can lead to skin irritation and pain. Razor burn tends... more
Medical News Today: What can cause stomach pain and nausea?  MNT · 4 days
Stomach pain and nausea often occur together and can affect both adults and children. Although these symptoms usually resolve within a few days, they can sometimes be a... more
What can cause stomach pain and nausea?  MNT · 4 days
Stomach pain and nausea often occur together and can affect both adults and children. Although these symptoms usually resolve within a few days, they can sometimes be a sign of a more serious condition.... more
Medical News Today: What to know about nitroglycerin  MNT · 4 days
Nitroglycerin is a drug that primarily treats a specific chest pain that doctors call angina. Learn about when they prescribe it, how it works to relieve angina, safe dosages, risks, and side... more
‘Sham’ sharing ministries test faith of patients and insurance regulators  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Sheri Lewis, 59, of Seattle, needed a hip transplant. Bradley Fuller, 63, of nearby Kirkland, needed chemotherapy and radiation when the pain in his jaw turned out to... more
University of Virginia chemist identifies potential addiction-free pain reliever  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
An estimated 1.7 million Americans suffer from substance abuse disorders related to opioid use for pain relief, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. more
Brain's insular cortex processes pain and drives learning from pain  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Neuroscientists have discovered an area of the brain, the insular cortex, that processes painful experiences and thereby drives learning from aversive events. more
Chemists ID possible addiction-free pain reliever  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
An estimated 1.7 million Americans suffer from substance abuse disorders related to opioid use for pain relief, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. This causes an economic burden of more than $78 billion per... more
Early contact with physiotherapist appears to provide superior benefits  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Patients with muscle and joint pain are often at least as well served by seeing a physiotherapist as by consulting a doctor when they seek help at a primary health... more
Medical News Today: Supplement for joint pain linked to lower heart disease risk  MNT · 6 days
A large new study has found an association between glucosamine, a common dietary supplement for joint pain, and a lower risk of... more
Legal marijuana reduces chronic pain, but increases injuries and car accidents  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The legalization of recreational marijuana is associated with an increase in its abuse, injury due to overdoses, and car accidents, but does not significantly change health... more
Babies exposed to opioids prenatally react more strongly to pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Babies exposed to opioids while their mothers were pregnant with them may need special care even before they start to experience withdrawal symptoms, according to Penn State research. more
Opioid-exposed newborns may react to pain differently after birth  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Babies exposed to opioids while their mothers were pregnant with them may need special care even before they start to experience withdrawal symptoms, according to new research. more
Glucosamine supplements could benefit the heart  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Glucosamine supplements are used by hundreds of thousands of patients worldwide to relieve the joint pain caused due to osteoarthritis. more
Prophylactic antibiotics could halve infection rates after childbirth  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Thousands of women could have been spared pain and infection if they were given prophylactic antibiotics following assisted childbirth, advise researchers. more
When to see a doctor for severe stomach pain  MNT · 1 week
A wide range of problems and medical conditions can cause severe stomach pain, but not all of them require a visit to the doctor. Learn about the causes of severe... more
Medical News Today: When to see a doctor for severe stomach pain  MNT · 1 week
A wide range of problems and medical conditions can cause severe stomach pain, but not all of them require a visit to the doctor.... more
Medical News Today: Diabetes leg pain: Everything you need to know  MNT · 1 week
If someone with diabetes experiences leg pain, it may be a sign of diabetic neuropathy. Neuropathy is a serious complication. Learn about the possible treatments and... more
Medical News Today: Fibromyalgia: Is insulin resistance 'the missing link?'  MNT · 1 week
A standard drug for insulin resistance can tackle fibromyalgia-related pain. Could this hallmark of prediabetes offer clues about fibromyalgia? more
4 Tennessee pain clinics accused in fraud scheme have closed  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Four Tennessee pain clinics previously part of an organization accused of defrauding the federal government have abruptly closed more
SLU researchers reveal how to turn off neuropathic pain in a laboratory setting  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Facing an urgent need for safer and more effective therapies for those suffering from debilitating pain in the midst of an opioid... more
Wearing tight pants and pubic-hair removal linked to increased risk of vulvodynia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Risk of chronic vulva discomfort and pain nearly doubled by removing hair from mons pubis, or wearing tight-fitting jeans or pants four or more... more
Bullying linked to student's pain medication use  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In a school-based survey study of all students in grades 6, 8, and 10 in Iceland, the use of pain medications was significantly higher among bullied students even when controlling for the amount of... more
Does artificial intelligence deserve the same ethical protections we give to animals?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In the HBO show Westworld, robots designed to display emotion, feel pain, and die like humans populate a sprawling western-style theme park for wealthy... more
Study finds higher use of pain medications among bullied students  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In a school-based survey study of all students in grades 6, 8, and 10 in Iceland, the use of pain medications was significantly higher among bullied students even... more
Discovery could change the way fibromyalgia and chronic pain are treated  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers led by a team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston were able to dramatically reduce the pain of fibromyalgia patients with medication... more
Possible causes of facial pain  MNT · 2 weeks
Common causes of facial pain include headaches and injuries. However, facial pain can also result from dental problems, infections, and nerve disorders. People who experience severe, recurring, or persistent facial pain should see a doctor. Learn more here. more
Medical News Today: Possible causes of facial pain  MNT · 2 weeks
Common causes of facial pain include headaches and injuries. However, facial pain can also result from dental problems, infections, and nerve disorders. People who experience severe, recurring, or persistent facial pain should... more
Does insulin resistance cause fibromyalgia?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers were able to dramatically reduce the pain of fibromyalgia patients with medication that targeted insulin resistance. more
New open source software eases the pain of multiple UI designs  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The time-consuming and labor-intensive task of designing multiple user interfaces for different screen sizes and orientations could become a thing of the past thanks to open-source... more
New open source software eases the pain of multiple UI designs  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The time-consuming and labour-intensive task of designing multiple user interfaces for different screen sizes and orientations could become a thing of the past thanks to open-source... more
Stop aging in space  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Wrinkles, muscle pain, high blood pressure and a clumsy brain are all natural consequences of getting old. As our cells rust over time, a key to fighting chronic disease may be in tiny, smartly designed particles that have the potential... more
Less-invasive surgery for lung cancer reduces risk of post-operative bleeding, complications  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In a large international clinical study presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Moishe Liberman, a thoracic surgeon and... more
Stop ageing in space  ESA · 3 weeks
Wrinkles, muscle pain, high blood pressure and a clumsy brain are all natural consequences of getting old. As our cells rust over time, a key to fighting chronic... more
What is pepper spray?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Whether it's walking down a dark street at night or fighting off grizzly bears on the trail, pepper spray is an effective tool to fend off an attacker and get safely away. But have you ever thought about what gives... more
Medical News Today: Pain at big toe joint: Everything you need to know  MNT · 3 weeks
There are many possible causes of pain at the big toe joint, including osteoarthritis, gout, and injuries. This pain can sometimes make... more
Deadly box jellyfish antidote discovered using CRISPR genome editing  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers studying how pain works have discovered an antidote to the deadly sting delivered by the most venomous creature on Earth -- the Australian box jellyfish. A single sting to... more
What causes sharp stomach pain that comes and goes?  MNT · 3 weeks
Many common problems can cause sharp stomach pain that comes and goes, including trapped gas and viruses. Learn about these and other causes in this article. more
Medical News Today: What causes sharp stomach pain that comes and goes?  MNT · 3 weeks
Many common problems can cause sharp stomach pain that comes and goes, including trapped gas and viruses. Learn about these and other causes in... more
Medical News Today: What to know about a broken nose  MNT · 3 weeks
A broken nose can result from a forceful impact to the face. Symptoms typically include pain, swelling, and bleeding. A person can often treat minor nose breaks at... more
Medical News Today: What to know about urethral syndrome  MNT · 3 weeks
Urethral syndrome, also known as urethral pain syndrome, can occur when the urethra becomes irritated. Symptoms can include urination difficulties and pain or discomfort in the lower abdomen. Learn more... more
This Blood Vessel Disease Can Cause Nipple Pain, Interfere with Breast-Feeding  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
A blood vessel disorder that most often affects fingers and toes can also show up in the nipples and cause problems with breast-feeding, according to a... more
Medical News Today: Just how effective is hypnosis at relieving pain?  MNT · 3 weeks
Can hypnosis treat pain? A recent meta-analysis combines the findings of 85 studies and concludes that it could be an effective option for pain relief. more
Impact of prescription drug monitoring programs on opioid exposures in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study measures the impact state-run, prescription drug monitoring programs, pain clinic legislation and opioid prescribing guidelines have on opioid exposures among children. more
Peppermint oil helps people with non-cardiac chest pain and difficulty swallowing  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Imagine that while eating a delicious meal at your favorite restaurant, your joy is cut short because of difficulty swallowing your food, followed by chest pain. more
A spoonful of peppermint helps the meal go down  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
When treated with peppermint oil, 63 percent of patients with disorders of the esophagus that cause difficulty swallowing and non-cardiac chest pain reported feeling much or slightly better, report researchers.... more
Medical News Today: How to recognize and treat an infected wound  MNT · 4 weeks
Symptoms of an infected wound can include increasing pain, redness, and swelling in the affected area. A person may be able to treat minor wound infections... more
PAC, an evolutionarily conserved membrane protein, is a proton-activated chloride channel  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Severe local acidosis causes tissue damage and pain, and is one of the hallmarks of many diseases including ischemia, cancer, and inflammation. However, the molecular mechanisms... more
Schadenfreude: Your pain is my gain  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
If someone in the workplace is mistreated, their colleagues may respond with empathy—or with schadenfreude. The latter emotion, according to a new study by the University of Zurich, occurs primarily in highly competitive working environments, when... more
Medical News Today: Exercises and stretches for hip pain  MNT · 4 weeks
There are many possible causes of hip pain. However, gently stretching and exercising the hips can often help relieve this pain. In this article, we describe 14 hip exercises that... more
New discovery in how mammals sense the cold could lead to new pain relief drugs  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have shown for the first time that mammals detect different intensities of cold using distinct sensory neuron... more
Feds intend to sue Tennessee lawmaker over pain clinics  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
State and federal prosecutors say they intend to file a lawsuit against a Tennessee senator and other co-owners of the now-shuttered Comprehensive Pain Specialists more
Discovery about cold sensing could pave way for new pain relief drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers at UCL have shown for the first time that mammals detect different intensities of cold using distinct sensory neuron systems, a finding which... more
Schadenfreude: Your pain is my gain  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
If someone in the workplace is mistreated, their colleagues may respond with empathy -- or with schadenfreude. The latter emotion, according to a new study, occurs primarily in highly competitive working environments, when one person's misfortune... more
Amid opioid prescriber crackdown, health officials reach out to pain patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A pharmacist in Celina, Tenn., was one of 60 people indicted on charges of opioid-related crimes last week, in a multistate sting. John Polston was charged... more
Medical News Today: Is this chest pain from GERD or a heart attack?  MNT · 4 weeks
Both heartburn and heart attacks can cause pain in the center of the chest. Heartburn is a symptom of acid reflux and... more
Hypnosis may offer a genuine alternative to painkillers  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
New research shows that hypnosis can reduce pain by up to 42% and may offer a genuine alternative to painkillers. more
Opioid dose variability could lead to increased risk of overdose, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Patients prescribed opioid pain medications whose doses varied over time were 3 times more likely to experience an overdose than patients prescribed stable opioid... more
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