Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTThose who eat more fish, plant proteins less likely to suffer, study finds.Eating a Mediterranean diet could decrease the chances an overweight person will experience regular pain, new research...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTThere are neurons in your skin that are wired for one purpose and one purpose only: to sense itchy things.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNearly 70 percent of prescription opioid medications kept in homes with children are not stored safely, a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA tiny snail may offer an alternative to opioids for pain relief. Scientists at the University of Utah have found a compound that blocks pain by targeting a pathway not associated with opioids.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTTrigeminal neuralgia is characterized by sharp, lancinating pain in the teeth or facial area. The standard treatment for this chronic nerve pain can cause burdening side effects.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTEmergency patients treated with naproxen and placebo had outcomes as good as or better than patients treated with naproxen and diazepam (trade name Valium) for acute lower back pain, according to...
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTSome people believe that fibromyalgia isn’t real or only affects women. Learn about these common myths as well as the causes and diagnosis of fibromyalgia.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTTaking one oxycodone tablet together with even a modest amount of alcohol increases the risk of a potentially life-threatening side effect known as respiratory depression, which causes breathing to...
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat is a fibromyalgia flare-up and what are the potential flare-up triggers? Learn about the symptoms of fibromyalgia and tips for avoiding flare-ups.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTHow does fibromyalgia relate to itching and is itching mentioned in the diagnosis criteria? What may cause the itching and which treatments will help?
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTThe unpleasant sensation sparked by the nervous system when confronted with a harmful stimulus can be alleviated by blocking a genetic marker that switches off the activity of the neurons involved.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTFront-line physicians are advised to err on the side of caution and opt for additional imaging and second opinions when diagnosing six common foot and ankle injuries.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat is emu oil, what is it used for, and does it have health benefits? How does emu oil work and are there any side effects, risks, or considerations?
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTHealth specialists at the University of York have found than acupuncture treatment can boost the effectiveness of standard medical care, lessening the severity of chronic pain and depression.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTPatterns of brain responses to rewards are a significant predictor of pain symptoms - a link that is already present by adolescence - and may be influenced by gene variants affecting pain...
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAs fibromyalgia is more common in women than in men, it may be harder for men to get a diagnosis. What are the symptoms in men and how is it treated?
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTLearn about what foods may help a person with fibromyalgia and which ones they should avoid. What other lifestyle measures might help with symptoms?
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTMany people use marijuana as for pain relief, so might it be used as treatment for fibromyalgia? Learn about what research has to say about the drug.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTRGS9-2, a key signaling protein in the brain known to play a critical role in the development of addiction-related behaviors, acts as a positive modulator of oxycodone reward in both pain-free and...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTFibromyalgia treatments may involve medical and lifestyle changes, but can they affect a pregnancy? Learn what should be considered when planning a baby.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new randomized control study is the first to show that chair yoga can help to reduce pain in seniors with lower extremity osteoarthritis.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTThe National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have analyzed over 10,000 studies to better understand the benefits and harms of cannabis.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTNew research from The George Institute for Global Health has revealed the weather plays no part in the symptoms associated with either back pain or osteoarthritis.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTLearn how yoga might help with fibromyalgia and which additional approaches may help. What are the causes, risk factors, and symptoms of fibromyalgia?
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTResearchers at Leiden University led by Mario van der Stelt (Leiden Institute for Chemistry) have set 'gold standards' for developing new painkillers based on the medicinal effects of cannabis.