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Tuning out arthritis pain with radio energy
SCIENCE DAILY A noninvasive treatment for knee arthritis has been developed that uses cooled radio energy to target and interrupt pain signals.  Known as “Coolief,” the procedure can provide several months of relief from chronic arthritis pain... 9 hours
Medical News Today: Acupuncture is effective for relieving period pain
MNT Manual acupuncture is effective in treating period pain and associated symptoms, such as nausea and headaches, according to the results of new research. 8 hours
Noninvasive treatment uses cooled radio energy to provide relief from arthritis pain
NEWS MEDICAL Pain medicine specialists at Rush have helped develop, and are among the first in the country to provide, a noninvasive treatment for knee arthritis... 17 hours
New target for chronic pain identified
SCIENCE DAILY Discovery of a phosphorylation event outside of the cell offers a new avenue for targeting chronic and pathologic pain, a new study reports. 1 day
New form of CBT may help with chronic pain management
MNT Research investigates the effect of a new form of CBT called acceptance and commitment therapy on the outcomes of people living with chronic pain. 1 week
Medical News Today: New form of CBT may help with chronic pain management
MNT Research investigates the effect of a new form of CBT called acceptance and commitment therapy on the outcomes of people living with... 1 week
Pain relief, functional outcomes after joint replacement similar in obese and normal-weight patients
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Study: Team-based primary care model effective in lowering opioid use among chronic pain patients
NEWS MEDICAL A new, team-based, primary care model is decreasing prescription opioid use among patients with chronic pain by 40 percent, according... 4 days
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MNT Mobility aids are designed to help people with their independence and reduce pain. What types of mobility aids are there and who can benefit from them? 3 days
Obese patients don't need to lose weight before total joint replacement, study finds
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Generosity makes you happier
MNT New research shows that people who decide to perform generous acts toward others, no matter how small, have an increased level of happiness. 6 days
Medical News Today: Generosity makes you happier
MNT New research shows that people who decide to perform generous acts toward others, no matter how small, have an increased level of happiness. 6 days
The UN actually does prevent war, according to study of General Assembly votes
PHYS.ORG The United Nations has been effective at suppressing conflict throughout its history, according to an analysis of more than 65 years of... 3 days
Climate change affects mental and social health as well as physical well-being
PHYS.ORG Rising global temperatures are impacting not just peoples' physiological health but also society's health, according to "Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet,"... 12 hours
Computerized Fabric Could Transform Any Piece of Clothing Into a Fitness Tracker
LIVE SCIENCE The flexible fabric, developed by Harvard researchers, might also one day assist with movement, acting as a soft exoskeleton for wearers. 1 week
Nutrition advice aimed at children also improves parents' diets
SCIENCE DAILY Nutrition advice aimed at children also improves parents' diets, according to new research. 6 hours
Study shows how omega-3 fatty acids can produce same medicinal qualities as marijuana
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Counter-terrorism measures permanently reduce international trade, study says
PHYS.ORG Enhanced counter-terrorism measures help to protect lives, but unfortunately also reduce trade, our study shows. The costs of increased security measures are also not shared equally. While some costs are passed onto... 3 days
Research shows how the brain can become adaptive based on training
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Subjective well-being can influence physical health
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Ericsson plans more cost cuts as shares plunge after poor Q2
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Cuts imperil Brazil’s stake in astronomy observatories
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Tiny particles increase in air with ethanol-to-gasoline switch
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Omega-3 fatty acids fight inflammation via cannabinoids
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Be Cautious of Birth Control Apps, Experts Say
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'Plant cinema' shows the flow of energy
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Ozone pollution connected to cardiovascular health
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Breivik terrorist attacks in Norway led to mental illness in Denmark
SCIENCE DAILY The number of Danes diagnosed with trauma -- and stressor-related disorders (such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)) -- increased substantially following the terrorist attacks carried out... 4 days
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Researcher considers structural measures to protect cities from extreme heat events
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Shifting storms to bring extreme waves, seaside damage to once placid areas
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Strengthening 3-D printed parts for real-world use
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New algorithm helps neurological disorder patients to walk naturally
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Telescope design promises to revolutionize amateur astronomy
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Removing CO2 from the air required to safeguard children's future
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Tyrannosaurus rex couldn't run, says new research
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Snip, snip, cure—correcting defects in the genetic blueprint
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Space station project seeks to crystalize the means to counteract nerve poisons
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Low doses of radiation exposure linked to increased cardiovascular health risk
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Uncovering the connection between negative stiffness and magnetic domain walls
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