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Medical News Today: What causes pain in the testicles?  MNT · 1 day
A range of medical conditions can cause testicular pain, from infections to testicular torsion, a medical emergency. Learn about these and other causes of pain in the testicles here. more
Unequal pain relief at home for dying patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Pain relief and end of life care is not being provided equally to people with advanced progressive diseases who were at home during their last three months of life, according to a... more
Engineers aim to pioneer tissue-engineering approach to TMJ disorders  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Here's something to chew on: One in four people are impacted by defects of the temporomandibular - or jaw - joint. Despite the pervasiveness of this affliction, treatments are lacking,... more
TMJ disorders could be treated with tissue-engineered implants after successful animal study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
It’s estimated that around 10 million Americans experience a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, with women being more susceptible than men. Affecting the jaw joint,... more
Gene variant associated with cellular aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
It is well known that psychiatric stress is associated with accelerated aging. Now, a new study shows that a gene mutation interacts with multiple types of psychiatric stress including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), pain and sleep... more
Study identifies gene variant associated with accelerated cellular aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
It is well known that psychiatric stress is associated with accelerated aging. Now, a new study shows that a gene mutation interacts with multiple types of psychiatric stress including post-traumatic... more
Medical News Today: What to know about psoriatic arthritis jaw pain  MNT · 4 days
Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) can affect any joint in the body, including the jaw. This can cause jaw pain, teeth grinding, and other dental problems. In this... more
New tool helps physiotherapy students to master complex fine motor skills  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A new tool to help physiotherapy students master complex fine motor skills needed to assess and treat patients suffering physical conditions, such as back pain and... more
Medical News Today: How to treat a sinus infection  MNT · 4 days
Sinus infections are common. They cause congestion, headaches, and pain in the face. Learn about how to get rid of a sinus infection in this article. more
Researchers identify origin of chronic pain in humans  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Health Science Center at Houston and Baylor College of Medicine has produced evidence of... more
Medical marijuana laws could be improving older Americans' health, study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A study that examined older Americans' well-being before and after medical marijuana laws were passed in their state found reductions in reported pain and increased hours... more
FDA warns marketer of unapproved products claiming to treat addiction, chronic pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted a warning letter to Nutra Pharma Corp. for illegally marketing unapproved products labeled as homeopathic with... more
Where does chronic pain begin? Scientists close in on its origins  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A new study has produced evidence of the source of chronic pain in humans, revealing several new targets for pain treatment. The paper examined human dorsal... more
Medical News Today: What to know about MCL tears  MNT · 5 days
The medial collateral ligament, or MCL, of the knee can tear due to injury and cause pain. Treatment depends on the severity of the injury. Learn more about MCL tears... more
Medical News Today: What causes upper stomach pain in the third trimester?  MNT · 5 days
Stomach pain is one of the most common pregnancy complaints. Most often, pain in the upper stomach or abdomen is harmless, though people should... more
What causes upper stomach pain in the third trimester?  MNT · 5 days
Stomach pain is one of the most common pregnancy complaints. Most often, pain in the upper stomach or abdomen is harmless, though people should know when to see a doctor.... more
Medical News Today: Home remedies for sensitive teeth  MNT · 5 days
Tooth sensitivity is common and typically results from worn enamel. Research suggests that some home remedies can help reduce tooth sensitivity and pain. Learn more about these home remedies and how to... more
Coronary artery calcium indicates patients' imminent risk of a heart attack  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
About six million people come into an emergency department every year with chest pain, but not all of them are having a heart attack -- and... more
Depression screening does not improve quality of life in heart attack patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
After suffering a heart attack or unstable angina (chest pain caused by blocked arteries), patients who were systematically screened for depression and referred for... more
Commonly used heart drug associated with increased risk of sudden cardiac arrest  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure and angina (chest pain) is associated with an increased risk of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest,... more
Medical News Today: What can cause painful respiration?  MNT · 1 week
Causes of painful respiration can include infections, injuries, and inflammation. Pain when breathing can sometimes also be due a potentially life-threatening condition, so it is important to be able to recognize signs... more
Using an anti-smoking drug to control neurons  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A potent chemogenetic system pairs an anti-smoking drug with specially engineered proteins to change neuron activity. The research tool could one day be used to treat conditions like epilepsy or pain. more
Blunting emotional component associated with pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Chronic pain involves more than just hurting. People suffering from pain often experience sadness, depression and lethargy. That's one reason opioids can be so addictive -- they not only dampen the pain but also make people... more
Blunting pain's emotional component  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Pain researchers have shown in rodents that they can block receptors on brain cells that appear to be responsible for the negative emotions associated with pain, such as sadness, depression and lethargy. The findings could lead to new, less addictive... more
Brain pathway supporting intersection of taste and pain identified  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
University of Oklahoma neuroscientists have found a pathway in the brain where taste and pain intersect in a new study that originally was designed to look at the intersection of... more
CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
For patients contemplating spinal fusion surgery to alleviate pain, bone health is an important consideration. If a patient... more
Study explores whether Nordic countries could head towards opioid crisis like the U.S.  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Addiction to prescription opioids has reached a crisis level in the United States. Now the drug is causing concern across the Atlantic.... more
New findings about efficient use of resources after orthopedic surgeries  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Patients who live close to the hospital at which they have undergone total hip or total knee replacement are much more likely to visit the emergency room for... more
Medical News Today: What to know about lower right back pain  MNT · 2 weeks
The possible causes of pain in the lower right area of the back include sprains, strains, infections, and spinal stenosis. Treatment depends on the underlying cause.... more
Neuroscientists find brain pathway supporting an intersection of taste and pain  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Neuroscientists have found a pathway in the brain where taste and pain intersect in a new study that originally was designed to look at the intersection... more
Opioid crisis: Only a US phenomenon?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Addiction to prescription opioids has reached a crisis level in the United States. Now the drug is causing concern across the Atlantic. Researchers from Denmark, Norway and Sweden urge caution after discovering that prescriptions for the... more
Novel Vaccine Blocks Osteoarthritis Pain in Mice  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
An international team of scientists from the UK, Switzerland and Latvia has developed a virus-like particle vaccine that could be used to... more
Medical News Today: Why does my ankle hurt?  MNT · 2 weeks
Many things can cause a person's ankle to hurt, including injuries and medical conditions. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, and treatments for ankle pain. more
Patient takes positive approach to cancer diagnosis  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Keith Alexander did not expect a cancer diagnosis after feeling stomach pain. more
Ebola survivors in Liberia have higher prevalence of health issues, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Survivors of Ebola virus disease in Liberia had a higher prevalence of certain health issues--including uveitis (eye redness and pain), abdominal, chest, neurologic, and... more
Researchers find potential new target for chronic pain treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A research group at Hiroshima University observed a potential new target for chronic pain treatment. Further research using this receptor could lead to new, more effective drugs to use in... more
New target for chronic pain relief confirmed by scientists  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A research group has observed a potential new target for chronic pain treatment. Further research using this receptor could lead to new, more effective drugs to use in pain-relieving treatment... more
Study shows link between menopause symptoms and chronic pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In addition to the other health conditions affected by estrogen, it has also been shown to affect pain sensitivity. This finding was the basis of a study of more than... more
Patients question how FDA approves medical devices  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
There’s no doubt that surgically implanted medical devices can improve lives. Hip and knee replacements can help people regain their mobility. Drug pumps can deliver doses of pain-relieving medicine on demand. And metal rods... more
Ebola survivors in Liberia face ongoing health issues, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Survivors of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Liberia had a higher prevalence of certain health issues -- including uveitis (eye redness and pain), abdominal, chest, neurologic, and musculoskeletal... more
Knee pain not associated with daily walking levels in people with knee osteoarthritis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Knee pain was not associated with daily walking levels in an Arthritis Care & Research study of individuals with mild-to-moderate, symptomatic knee... more
Medical News Today: Is it safe to mix ibuprofen and alcohol?  MNT · 3 weeks
Ibuprofen is a common medication that people use to reduce pain and inflammation. In this article, we discuss the risks of mixing alcohol and ibuprofen. more
Medical News Today: What are synovial cysts?  MNT · 3 weeks
Synovial cysts are fluid-filled lumps that typically develop on the lower spine. They are generally harmless and often do not cause symptoms. However, people who experience pain or other problems may require treatment. Learn... more
Medical News Today: What causes urethra pain in men and women?  MNT · 3 weeks
Urethra pain can occur as a symptom of many different conditions ranging from urinary tract infections to kidney stones. Learn about the potential causes of urethra... more
Medical News Today: What causes pain in the penis?  MNT · 3 weeks
Many situations and conditions can cause penis pain, including Peyronie’s disease, balanitis, and sexually transmitted infections. Learn about these and more causes of penis pain here. more
Smart soft orthosis supports workers with real-time motion detection  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
When workers in Germany call in sick, back pain is often to blame. It frequently affects employees in logistics, manufacturing and services where physically strenuous patterns of movement are part... more
A smart soft orthosis for a stronger back  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
When workers in Germany call in sick, back pain is often to blame. It frequently affects employees in logistics, manufacturing and services where physically strenuous patterns of movement are part of the... more
Medical News Today: What can cause pain in the hand or wrist?  MNT · 3 weeks
There are many possible causes of pain in the hands or wrists, including injuries, repetitive strain, cysts, and arthritis. Some home remedies may help... more
Could medical marijuana help older people with their ailments?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Medical marijuana may bring relief to older people who have symptoms like pain, sleep disorders or anxiety due to chronic conditions including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, neuropathy, spinal cord... more
What causes upper stomach pain?  MNT · 3 weeks
There are many possible causes of upper stomach pain, from gas and indigestion to more serious issues involving the liver or pancreas. Learn about the causes and treatments here. more
Medical News Today: What causes upper stomach pain?  MNT · 3 weeks
There are many possible causes of upper stomach pain, from gas and indigestion to more serious issues involving the liver or pancreas. Learn about the causes and treatments here. more
Medical News Today: What causes flank pain?  MNT · 3 weeks
Flank pain is pain that occurs on either or both sides of the torso, just below the ribs. The most common reason for flank pain is a muscle strain, but there are other possible... more
Medical News Today: 12 natural ways to relieve pain  MNT · 3 weeks
People have used natural pain relief methods for centuries. In this article, we discuss 12 natural pain relievers that people can try, including herbal remedies, yoga, and acupuncture. more
[Research Articles] Targeting the NF-{kappa}B signaling pathway in chronic tendon disease  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Tendon disorders represent the most common musculoskeletal complaint for which patients seek medical attention; inflammation drives tendon degeneration before tearing and impairs healing after repair. Clinical... more
How young adults experience pain affects self-injury  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Teen-agers and young adults who intentionally hurt themselves engage in such behavior based, in part, on how they experience pain and their emotional distress, according to a new study. more
Machine learning tool could prevent unnecessary treatments for kids with arthritis  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Arthritis is not just an ailment of old age--it can affect children too, causing lifelong pain and disability in its most severe forms. Fortunately, some kids... more
Study explores experience of pain during non-suicidal self-injury  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Teen-agers and young adults who intentionally hurt themselves engage in such behavior based, in part, on how they experience pain and their emotional distress, according to a Rutgers study. more
Medical News Today: Study ties arthritis pain reliever to heart valve disease  MNT · 4 weeks
An analysis of 8,600 electronic medical records has found a specific link between the use of the NSAID celecoxib (Celebrex) and aortic stenosis. more
Medical News Today: What can cause back pain while breathing?  MNT · 4 weeks
Back pain when breathing can indicate an underlying health condition, such as infection, inflammation, or spinal curvature. The symptom can also signal a medical emergency, such as a... more
Using Pinterest to cope with chronic pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University that analyzed 502 posts on Pinterest about chronic pain revealed that the social media platform is helping people with chronic pain cope by sharing self-care... more
Medical News Today: What to know about back pain in pregnancy  MNT · 4 weeks
Back pain affects around two-thirds of women during pregnancy. In this article, we look at the causes of back pain in the first, second, and third... more
Medical News Today: What is a TFCC tear?  MNT · 4 weeks
The triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) is a network of ligaments, tendons, and cartilage in the wrist. Injuries to this structure are called TFCC tears, and they can cause pain, swelling, and limited... more
Exploring the factors around experience and management of pain in workplaces  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Workers suffering from chronic pain takes an immense toll on both employees and employers. Whether the pain that individuals experience is physical or psychological, constant or... more
Could these brain changes explain phantom limb?  MNT · 4 weeks
Changes in communication between sensory and motor areas of the brain after lower limb amputation could explain phantom sensation, even without pain. more
Medical News Today: Could these brain changes explain phantom limb?  MNT · 4 weeks
Changes in communication between sensory and motor areas of the brain after lower limb amputation could explain phantom sensation, even without pain. more
Medical News Today: Pulled muscle in chest: Symptoms and treatment  MNT · 4 weeks
A pulled muscle in the chest can result in mild discomfort or cause severe symptoms. Learn about the causes and treatment of a pulled chest muscle, as well... more
Researchers develop highly sensitive cell model to study complex effects of anti-inflammatory drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Drugs such as ibuprofen or aspirin that relieve pain and lower fever are among the most frequently used drugs worldwide. They are... more
Surgery and other treatments offer viable options for adult scoliosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
For years, spine surgeons have debated the best methods for treating scoliosis in adults. Spinal curvature often results in more back pain, leg pain and other symptoms for... more
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