Pain
Bioactive peptide helps prevent new cavities, heal existing ones  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 minutes
Cavities, or dental caries, are the most widespread non-communicable disease globally, according to the World Health Organization. Having a cavity drilled and filled at the dentist's office can be painful,... more
Preventing, healing tooth decay with a bioactive peptide  SCIENCE DAILY · 19 minutes
Cavities, or dental caries, are the most widespread non-communicable disease globally, according to the World Health Organization. Having a cavity drilled and filled at the dentist's office can be painful, but untreated... more
Preventing, healing tooth decay with a bioactive peptide  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Cavities, or dental caries, are the most widespread non-communicable disease globally, according to the World Health Organization. Having a cavity drilled and filled at the dentist's office can be painful, but untreated... more
Pain management program uses new approach to reduce narcotic prescriptions after surgery  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Surgeons at Houston Methodist Hospital are stemming the tide of addiction to prescription opioids by managing patients' pain after surgery. more
Study: Non-medical cannabis use is more common in adults suffering from pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
A new study from researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons found that non-medical cannabis use--including frequent or problematic use--is significantly... more
Powerful combination of experimental drugs reverses osteoarthritis in rats  NEWS MEDICAL · 21 hours
People with osteoarthritis, or "wear and tear" arthritis, have limited treatment options: pain relievers or joint replacement surgery. more
California considers declaring common pain killer carcinogen  ABC NEWS · 1 day
California is considering whether to label one of the United States' most common drugs a carcinogen more
California could list common pain killer as carcinogen  ABC NEWS · 1 day
California is considering whether to label one of the United States' most common drugs a carcinogen more
Medicinal cannabis may not alleviate sleep problems over the long term  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Medicinal cannabis might not ease sleep problems in people with chronic pain over the long term, because frequent users might build up tolerance to its sleep-inducing... more
Focus on opioids and cannabis in chronic pain media coverage  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
New Zealand media reports on chronic pain are focusing on treatments involving opioids and cannabis at the expense of best practice non-drug treatments, researchers have found. more
Asian parents with terminally ill children may not share psychological pain with their spouses  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A study of families in Singapore with terminally ill children found that parents tend to defer discussing their psychological pain... more
Study explains “Swiss-cheese” bones suspected to cause lower back pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers at the John Hopkins University School of Medicine say they have added to the evidence that age-related changes to spinal cartilage tissue could invite painful nerve overgrowth... more
'Swiss cheese' bones could be cause of unexplained low back pain  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
In experiments with genetically engineered and old mice, researchers say they have added to evidence that the vast majority of low back pain in people may... more
Study may help develop new treatments for abnormal nerve growth in the spine  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
In experiments with genetically engineered and old mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have added to evidence that the vast majority... more
Daily chronic pain, opioid use disorder add to the challenges of relieving pain among patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The combination of more Americans reporting daily chronic pain and the rapidly increasing prevalence of opioid misuse and... more
A key-hole procedure to treat foot and ankle disorder decreases pain, improves patient outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A minimally invasive procedure to treat a common foot and ankle disorder can reduce pain, recovery time, and postsurgery complications... more
Drought ignites human-wildlife conflict in Zimbabwe  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Zimbabwean villager Dumisani Khumalo appeared to be in pain as he walked gingerly towards a chair under the shade of a tree near his one-room brick shack. more
Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Dr. Angela Gatzke-Plamann didn’t fully grasp her community’s opioid crisis until one desperate patient called on a Friday afternoon in 2016. more
Using micromotors to improve dental patient care  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
If you’ve ever suffered from a toothache, you know that the pain it causes can be life-disrupting. Alarmingly, there are growing numbers of people across the UK waiting for dental treatment in pain. more
Study: Understanding second-degree burns is key to treating these complications  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
New research shows how second-degree burns cause hard-to-treat chronic pain, and this understanding may be key to treating these complications, common in war veterans. more
Medical News Today: Chest pain and leg pain: Are they connected?  MNT · 2 weeks
Although it is not typical for chest pain and leg pain to occur together, leg pain can be an indicator of a person’s heart health. Find... more
Changing the underlying structure and culture of a clinic to address opioid epidemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
For the 20 percent of Americans who suffer from chronic pain, prescription opioids may bring relief, but also risks. An estimated 21... more
Medical News Today: What are the early signs and symptoms of shingles?  MNT · 2 weeks
The symptoms of shingles in the early stages can vary hugely among individuals but typically include burning or pain in an area on one... more
Medical News Today: How to treat or get rid of a stye  MNT · 2 weeks
A stye, or hordeolum, is a bump on the eyelid or at the base of the eyelashes. Bacterial infections cause most styes. There are... more
Using CRISPR to switch off pain gene becomes a possibility with new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A pathbreaking study reports success in disabling an important gene that is responsible for inducing the sensation of pain. more
Effort to control opioids in an ER leaves some sickle cell patients in pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
India Hardy has lived with pain since she was a toddler — ranging from dull persistent aches to acute flare-ups... more
Medical News Today: Chest pains during pregnancy: What to know  MNT · 3 weeks
A range of factors can cause chest pain during pregnancy, and some are more serious than others. Here, learn about these issues and when to see a doctor. more
Medical News Today: Pain in the lower abdomen and bloating: What to know  MNT · 3 weeks
Lower abdominal pain and bloating sometimes occur together. Read on to find out the potential causes of these symptoms and the treatment... more
Pain in the lower abdomen and bloating: What to know  MNT · 3 weeks
Lower abdominal pain and bloating sometimes occur together. Read on to find out the potential causes of these symptoms and the treatment options available. more
Effort To Control Opioids In An ER Leaves Some Sickle Cell Patients In Pain  NPR · 3 weeks
People with sickle cell disease aren't fueling the opioid crisis, research shows. Yet some ER doctors still treat patients seeking... more
Medical News Today: Veterans benefit from pain treatment without drugs  MNT · 3 weeks
A new study sees fewer post-treatment complications among returning military service personnel with chronic pain who received nondrug therapy. more
Research reveals how the brain balances pleasure and pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
As our brains take in information about the world and use it to steer our actions, two key principles guide our choices: seek pleasure and avoid pain. more
Individualized pelvic physical therapy decreases incontinence, pain in post-prostatectomy patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
For decades, therapy to strengthen pelvic muscles has been the standard treatment for men dealing with urinary incontinence after prostate surgery. But a new study from UT Southwestern's... more
Medical News Today: Passing kidney stones: 2-drug combo may relieve pain  MNT · 4 weeks
New research in pigs suggests that combining a hypertension drug and a glaucoma drug may take the pain out of passing a kidney stone. more
Rwandan answer to its pain crisis: Cheap, available morphine  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
While people in rich countries are dying from overuse of prescription painkillers, millions in poor countries are suffering from a lack of them more
Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about trigger point injections  MNT · 4 weeks
Trigger point injections can help relieve chronic muscle pain. Here, learn about the possible side effects, how the injections work, and who may benefit. more
Behavioral intervention and risk education can improve parents' prompt disposal of leftover opioids  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
Leftover prescription opioids pose big risks to kids, yet most parents keep their own and their child's unused painkillers even after they're... more
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