Pain
The Latest: Cleveland Clinic reviewing former doctor's work  ABC NEWS · 6 hours
An Ohio doctor under investigation amid allegations that he ordered "excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for at least 27 near-death patients in Columbus had previously worked at the Cleveland... more
The Latest: Doc's alleged misuse of pain meds investigated  ABC NEWS · 7 hours
A criminal prosecutor says an investigation is underway after a hospital system found an Ohio doctor ordered "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for at least 27... more
Hospital: Doc gave near-death patients excessive pain meds  ABC NEWS · 10 hours
An Ohio hospital system says an intensive care doctor gave "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for at least 27 near-death patients in the past few years after families... more
Gut bacteria in fruit flies do not have a major influence on behavior  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
Microbial communities residing within the gut have been implicated in several aspects of health and disease. The mammalian gut microbiome, for example,... more
Menopausal Hormone Therapy Effective against Knee Osteoarthritis: Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 14 hours
A new study, published in the journal Menopause, shows that women receiving menopausal hormone therapy had a significantly lower prevalence... more
Keele University researchers receive £2.4 million grant to help reduce overprescribing of opioids  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
A research team from Keele University's Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences has been awarded a major grant of £2.4 million... more
Medical News Today: How to relieve nerve pain in MS  MNT · 1 day
There are many simple home remedies that can help with multiple sclerosis (MS) nerve pain in the legs, feet, arms, and back. Many remedies will also work on... more
How to relieve nerve pain in MS  MNT · 1 day
There are many simple home remedies that can help with multiple sclerosis (MS) nerve pain in the legs, feet, arms, and back. Many remedies will also work on other areas of the body. Learn... more
Medical News Today: What is the impact of back pain over time?  MNT · 1 day
Back pain affects most of the world's population. What is its impact over time, and what might this suggest about the best treatment approach? more
The course of back pain over time  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Back pain is among the most frequently reported health problems in the world. New research examines patterns in back pain over time and identifies the patient characteristics and the extent of healthcare and medication... more
Pain and substance abuse interact in a vicious cycle  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Pain and substance use interact in a vicious cycle that can ultimately worsen and maintain both chronic pain and addiction, according to new research. more
Medical News Today: Common pain relievers may worsen C. difficile infection  MNT · 4 days
According to a recent study, certain pain-relieving, anti-inflammatory medication can increase the risks relating to C. difficile infection. more
Men and women remember pain differently  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Scientists increasingly believe that one of the driving forces in chronic pain -- the number one health problem in both prevalence and burden -- appears to be the memory of earlier pain. Research suggests that there... more
No stethoscope for pain: Scientists seek real way to measure  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Forget simply rating pain from 1 to 10: Scientists are seeking ways to finally take a real measure of the ache, so they can better treat it more
Research examines patterns in back pain over time  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Back pain is among the most frequently reported health problems in the world. New research published in Arthritis Care & Research, an official journal of the American College of Rheumatology and the... more
Scientists seek ways to finally take a real measure of pain  ABC NEWS · 6 days
There's no stethoscope for pain: Scientists are seeking ways to finally take a real measure of the ache so patients no longer have to hope they're... more
Worrisome statistics around medical cannabis users operating vehicles  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
More than half of people who take medical cannabis for chronic pain say they've driven under the influence of cannabis within two hours of using it, at least once in the last... more
Medical News Today: What does round ligament pain feel like?  MNT · 6 days
Round ligament pains are sharp, shooting pains that occur in the pelvis during pregnancy. In this article, learn how they feel and how to get relief. more
[Research Articles] Loss of HDAC3 results in nonreceptive endometrium and female infertility  Science Magazine · 6 days
Endometriosis is a disease in which tissue that normally grows inside the uterus grows outside the uterus and causes chronic pelvic pain and infertility.... more
Older age, obesity, and depression associated with chronic hip pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
In a representative sample of the German population, older age, obesity, and depressive disorder were associated with experiencing chronic hip pain. more
How to tell if you have a femoral hernia  MNT · 1 week
A femoral hernia occurs when tissue pushes through the muscle wall of the groin or inner thigh. Symptoms include a lump and sometimes pain in the area. Diagnosis may include... more
Medical News Today: How to tell if you have a femoral hernia  MNT · 1 week
A femoral hernia occurs when tissue pushes through the muscle wall of the groin or inner thigh. Symptoms include a lump and sometimes pain... more
WATCH: Michael Strahan gets hooked up to a machine that simulates labor pain  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Pregnant Sara Haines passes on the pain of labor to Michael Strahan with the help of a machine. more
How common pain relievers may promote Clostridium difficile infections  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Clostridium difficile causes the most common and most dangerous hospital-born infections in the United States and around the world. People treated with antibiotics are at heightened risk because those drugs... more
Causes of abdominal pain and chills  MNT · 1 week
The causes of stomach pain and chills include gastroenteritis, salmonella, and even the common cold. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about these, and the other causes of stomach pain and chills, here. more
Medical News Today: Causes of abdominal pain and chills  MNT · 1 week
The causes of stomach pain and chills include gastroenteritis, salmonella, and even the common cold. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about these, and the other causes of stomach... more
Medical News Today: What to know about oxycodone  MNT · 2 weeks
Oxycodone is an opioid drug that doctors prescribe to help manage moderate to severe pain. In this article, we look at the uses, risks, and effectiveness of oxycodone, along with its addictive... more
Computers can be a real pain in the neck  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Many people slouch or strain their necks while working at the computer. A new study shows how jutting the head forward to read more closely compresses the neck and leads... more
Medical News Today: What to know about femoral neuropathy  MNT · 2 weeks
Femoral neuropathy refers to any disorder that causes damage to the femoral nerve. These conditions primarily affect the thighs, often causing numbness or pain. Learn more about femoral neuropathy here. more
What to know about femoral neuropathy  MNT · 2 weeks
Femoral neuropathy refers to any disorder that causes damage to the femoral nerve. These conditions primarily affect the thighs, often causing numbness or pain. Learn more about femoral neuropathy here. more
Improved treatment for alcohol use disorders, chronic pain, mood disorders  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists are making drug discoveries to support millions around the world dealing with alcohol use disorders, chronic pain and mood disorders. They discovered that two peptides -- which... more
New medications provide better treatment for alcohol use disorders, chronic pain, mood disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Helping people with addictions has become a research passion for Purdue University's Richard van Rijn, who is leading a team to make... more
First surgery in the U.S. to implant device for knee osteoarthritis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Surgeons at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are the first in the U.S. to implant a new device designed to relieve knee pain and... more
Medical News Today: Abdominal pain and painful urination causes  MNT · 2 weeks
Pain in the abdomen and pain while urinating can result from a range of issues, including a urinary tract infection. Learn more about the potential causes here. more
Tiny, implantable device uses light to treat bladder problems  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Device that works in rats has potential to replace electronic stimulators, drugs for pain, incontinence. more
Controlling neurons with light - but without wires or batteries  nanowerk · 2 weeks
New research reveals a more sophisticated method for delivering light to control neurons in the brain -- which could ultimately mean turning off pain receptors or reducing the... more
Sexual function in women with vulva pain improved with oral nerve pain medication  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Women with chronic pain or discomfort around the vulva showed improved sexual function with an oral nerve pain medication used to treat pain caused... more
Study finds wide variation in neuraxial analgesia use in pregnant women across the United States  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Pain relief for pregnant women in labor is commonly given in the form of epidural, spinal or combined... more
Study finds wide variation in neuraxial analgesia use in pregnant women across US  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Pain relief for pregnant women in labor is commonly given in the form of epidural, spinal or combined spinal-epidural blockade, which is... more
Rerouting nerves during amputation reduces phantom limb pain before it starts  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Doctors have found that a surgery to reroute amputated nerves, called targeted muscle reinnervation, or TMR, can reduce or prevent phantom or residual limb pain from... more
One woman's knee replacement surgery highlights its risks and limitations  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Up to 1/3 of those who have knees replaced continue to experience chronic pain. more
Gently stroking babies could provide effective pain relief before medical procedures  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers found that gently stroking a baby seems to reduce activity in the infant brain associated with painful experiences. Their results, appearing December 17 in the... more
Researchers discover extent of opioid use and abuse in head and neck cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Cancer patients are often prescribed pain medications, for example during recovery from surgical procedures. However, for many cancer patients, the... more
Brain activity found to be predictive of pain-related fear  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers applied a machine learning technique that could potentially translate patterns of activity in fear-processing brain regions into scores on questionnaires used to assess a patient's fear of pain. This... more
Up to a third of knee replacements pack pain and regret  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Danette Lake thought surgery would relieve the pain in her knees. The arthritis pain began as a dull ache in her early 40s, brought on largely... more
Medical News Today: Strong link found between back pain and mortality  MNT · 3 weeks
Back pain can significantly reduce people's quality of life. A recent study asks whether back pain might also reduce lifespan in older woman. more
Researchers report uncertainty around long-term effectiveness of medications to control knee osteoarthritis pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Managing osteoarthritis requires long-term treatment for symptoms such as pain and changes in joint structure that can lead to disability. more
Study examines opioid prescribing rates for pediatric patients in EDs  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Opioids for pain management in pediatric patients are sometimes necessary but their use has raised concerns about the effects of opioids and later abuse. more
WATCH: Could taking too many selfies give you 'selfie-wrist?'  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses what to know about so-called "selfie-wrist," or a pain some people feel in their arm that some doctors link to excessive selfie-taking. more
FDA warns against use of jewelry to relieve teething pain in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration alerted parents, caregivers and health care providers to the safety risks that jewelry used for relieving teething... more
Aggressive behavior brings emotional pain to the sadist  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Sadists derive pleasure or enjoyment from another person's pain, yet new research shows that sadistic behavior ultimately deprives the sadists of happiness. more
E-bandage generates electricity, speeds wound healing in rats  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Skin has a remarkable ability to heal itself. But in some cases, wounds heal very slowly or not at all, putting a person at risk for chronic pain, infection and scarring. Now,... more
E-bandage generates electricity, speeds wound healing in rats  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Skin has a remarkable ability to heal itself. But in some cases, wounds heal very slowly or not at all, putting a person at risk for chronic pain, infection and scarring. Now,... more
Self-powered bandage generates electricity, reduces healing time for skin wounds in rats  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Skin has a remarkable ability to heal itself. But in some cases, wounds heal very slowly or not at all, putting a person at... more
Novel insight on inflammatory regulation could pave way for effective pain therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A novel way in which the inflammatory response to pain is regulated has been described in the open-access journal eLife. more
UC San Diego Health offers new DRG stimulation device for phantom limb pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In May 2000, Raul Silva was involved in a motorcycle accident in Baja California, Mexico, badly breaking his left femur, or thighbone.... more
Opioids Don't Really Do That Much for Chronic Pain, Meta-Analysis Finds  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
Not only do prescription opioid drugs come with a risk of addiction and overdose, but they also appear to provide little benefit for patients with chronic... more
Early postpartum initiation of opioids associated with persistent use  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Vanderbilt researchers have published findings indicating that regardless of whether a woman delivers a child by cesarean section or by vaginal birth, if they fill prescriptions for opioid pain medications... more
Early postpartum opioids linked with persistent usage  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have published findings indicating that regardless of whether a woman delivers a child by cesarean section or by vaginal birth, if they fill prescriptions for opioid pain medications early in the postpartum period,... more
Gently stroking babies before medical procedures may reduce pain processing  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers found that gently stroking a baby seems to reduce activity in the infant brain associated with painful experiences. Their results suggest that lightly brushing an infant at... more
Simple technique to effectively treat underdiagnosed cause of debilitating chest pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Patients who arrive at the hospital with heart-attack-like symptoms have had little recourse for their chest pain if scans came back clear, with no signs of... more
Treatment for underdiagnosed cause of debilitating chest pain  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers find an effective way to treat an underdiagnosed condition that can cause heart attack and heart-attack-like symptoms. more
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