Pain
Mass spectrometry throws light on old case of intentional heavy metal poisoning  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
In 1994, Chinese university student Zhu Ling began experiencing stomach pain, hair loss and partial paralysis. more
Medical News Today: Why are my breasts sore before a period?  MNT · 13 hours
Fluctuations in hormones before a period are a common cause of sore breasts. In this article, learn more about why breast pain or tenderness often occurs... more
Mass spectrometry sheds new light on thallium poisoning cold case  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
In 1994, Chinese university student Zhu Ling began experiencing stomach pain, hair loss and partial paralysis. By the time doctors diagnosed Ling with thallium poisoning about four months... more
Origins of Pain  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Research in mice identifies a set of neurons responsible for sustained pain and resulting pain-coping behaviors Findings point to the existence of separate neural pathways that regulate threat avoidance versus injury mitigation Study can inform new ways to gauge the... more
Mass spectrometry sheds new light on thallium poisoning cold case  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
In 1994, Chinese university student Zhu Ling began experiencing stomach pain, hair loss and partial paralysis. By the time doctors diagnosed Ling with thallium poisoning about four months... more
Research identifies nerve-signaling pathway behind sustained pain after injury  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
A toddler puts her hand on a hot stove and swiftly withdraws it. Alas, it's too late--the child's finger has sustained a minor burn. To soothe the pain, she puts... more
Scientists investigate how a painful event is processed in the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Pain is a negative feeling that we want to get rid of as soon as possible. In order to protect our bodies, we react for example... more
Researchers developing nonopioid drug for chronic pain  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers are developing a drug -- now in its earliest stages -- that can treat certain types of chronic pain without the addictive consequences of opioids. more
Findings may open up new ways to treat dwarfism and other ER-stress-related conditions  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Pseudoachondroplasia (PSACH) is a severe inherited dwarfing condition characterized by disproportionate short stature, joint laxity, pain, and early onset osteoarthritis. more
Medical News Today: What causes pelvic pain?  MNT · 3 days
A wide range of infections and underlying conditions can cause pelvic pain, most of which are treatable. Learn about the possible causes of pelvic pain here, as well as when to see a doctor. more
What causes pelvic pain?  MNT · 3 days
A wide range of infections and underlying conditions can cause pelvic pain, most of which are treatable. Learn about the possible causes of pelvic pain here, as well as when to see a doctor. more
Medical News Today: Prostate cancer and back pain  MNT · 3 days
Back pain is a common complaint with many possible causes. In some cases, chronic, unexplained back pain can occur with advanced prostate cancer. Learn more here. more
Study provides new understanding of mysterious 'hereditary swelling'  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
An upper arm that swells to twice its normal size. A stomach that inexplicably swells up causing colic pain, vomiting or diarrhea. Or a life-threatening variant with severe swelling of the face,... more
Study explores how patients want to discuss symptoms with doctors  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Sleep, pain, anxiety, depression, and low energy/fatigue (known collectively as SPADE for short) symptoms are extremely common, but often unrecognized and undertreated by primary care physicians. more
Study compares pain-related diagnoses in First Nations and non-First Nations children, youth  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
First Nations children and youth are experiencing more pain than non-First Nations children, but do not access specialist or mental health services at the... more
Ultrarestrictive opioid prescribing strategy linked with reduction in number of pills dispensed  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
An ultrarestrictive opioid prescribing strategy was associated with a reduction in the number of pills dispensed in a study of patients having surgery for... more
Medical marijuana user, 78, evicted from subsidized housing  ABC NEWS · 7 days
A 78-year-old man who uses a wheelchair and takes marijuana for back pain has been evicted from his federally subsidized apartment in upstate New York more
Study investigates influence of different opioids on driving performance  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Taking opioids for the treatment of pain has been associated with increased risks of crashing among drivers, but it is unknown whether this applies to all opioids or pertains to... more
Medical News Today: What causes a lateral collateral ligament sprain?  MNT · 1 week
A lateral collateral ligament (LCL) sprain occurs when there is a tear in the ligaments on the outside of the knee. Causes include sports injuries and accidents. Symptoms... more
Medical News Today: What types of pain can HIV cause?  MNT · 2 weeks
Pain is common in people living with HIV and can include headaches, joint pain, and abdominal cramping. Pain medications, alternative therapies, and home remedies can help a person... more
Medical News Today: What causes abdominal pain and diarrhea?  MNT · 2 weeks
There are many potential causes of abdominal pain and diarrhea, including infection, indigestion, and stress. Learn more about some of the common causes and how to treat and prevent it... more
What causes abdominal pain and diarrhea?  MNT · 2 weeks
There are many potential causes of abdominal pain and diarrhea, including infection, indigestion, and stress. Learn more about some of the common causes and how to treat and prevent it here. more
Medical News Today: What is the difference between multiple sclerosis and fibromyalgia?  MNT · 2 weeks
Multiple sclerosis and fibromyalgia both involve the nervous system, and they can cause similar symptoms, such as pain and fatigue. However, there are crucial... more
What are the most likely causes of upper back pain?  MNT · 2 weeks
Causes of upper back pain include herniated discs, muscle overuse, osteoarthritis, and a pinched nerve. Learn more about these and other reasons for upper back pain, and how... more
Extract from soursop leaves can prevent the symptoms of fibromyalgia, study suggests  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The consumption of extract of Annona muricata L. leaves in pharmaceutical form and in the correct dosage can reduce the chronic pain, anxiety and... more
Molecular mechanisms of an African folk medicine  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have discovered the molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine used to treat a variety of illnesses and disorders including diabetes, pain, headaches, paralysis and epilepsy. more
Medical News Today: What are the most likely causes of upper back pain?  MNT · 2 weeks
Causes of upper back pain include herniated discs, muscle overuse, osteoarthritis, and a pinched nerve. Learn more about these and other reasons... more
Medical News Today: Low back pain: Pulsed radiofrequency may be the answer  MNT · 2 weeks
Applying pulsed radiofrequency directly to the roots of the nerves near the spine can reduce inflammation and back pain, according to a recent study. more
Medical News Today: 8 stretches for the middle back  MNT · 2 weeks
Regularly stretching the middle back can loosen muscles, improve posture, and relieve or prevent back pain. We give step-by-step instructions for eight of the best mid back stretches. more
What are the symptoms of autoimmune hepatitis?  MNT · 2 weeks
Autoimmune hepatitis occurs when the immune system attacks the liver. Symptoms include fatigue, nausea, a loss of appetite, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Learn more here. more
Pulsed radiofrequency relieves acute back pain and sciatica  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A minimally invasive procedure in which pulses of energy from a probe are applied directly to nerve roots near the spine is safe and effective in people with acute lower back pain... more
Medical News Today: What are the symptoms of autoimmune hepatitis?  MNT · 2 weeks
Autoimmune hepatitis occurs when the immune system attacks the liver. Symptoms include fatigue, nausea, a loss of appetite, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Learn more here. more
Medical News Today: Second trimester pains: What to expect  MNT · 3 weeks
While many women experience less morning sickness during the second semester, a variety of pains may arise. These can include round ligament pains, Braxton-Hicks contractions, symphysis pubis dysfunction, and back... more
Medical News Today: Implants 'made of your own cells' could end back pain  MNT · 3 weeks
If the softer tissue discs that connect spinal vertebrae wear down, they can cause back and neck pain. New, bioengineered implants may... more
Medical News Today: What causes pelvic pain in women?  MNT · 3 weeks
Pelvic pain can affect both men and women, but its causes differ for each sex. In women, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids, as well as several other health conditions,... more
Japan-India collaboration results in new treatment approach for male urethral stricture  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A novel and relatively pain-less treatment method for male urethral stricture using patients own buccal mucosal cells has been reported as successful in four out of... more
Device treating pain draws thousands of injury reports  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Spinal-cord stimulators treat people suffering from chronic pain. Device makers say they're safe. But AP investigation shows they're more dangerous than patients know, accounting for the third-highest number of medical-device injuries reported... more
Medical device that treats pain shocks, burns patients  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Medical device manufacturers push product that uses electrical currents to block pain signals before they reach the brain. They say spinal-cord stimulators help patients suffering from pain. But thousands say they've been... more
Patients shocked, burned by device touted to treat pain  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
AP investigation: Medical device companies and doctors aggressively push spinal-cord stimulators as a safe antidote to the deadly opioid crisis in the U.S. and for relief of pain. But spinal-cord... more
Medical News Today: What are the most common causes of pelvic pain in men?  MNT · 3 weeks
Pelvic pain in men can result from a range of issues, including a hernia, prostatitis, and appendicitis. This pain occurs... more
Medical News Today: What are the side effects of the tetanus shot?  MNT · 3 weeks
The tetanus shot protects people from the tetanus infection. It is an important vaccination to have. Most people will not have side effects, but... more
Medical News Today: 6 uses of Tiger Balm  MNT · 3 weeks
Tiger Balm is a popular home remedy for pain. It contains several active ingredients that may reduce swelling and numb the skin. Learn more about how to use Tiger Balm here. more
Survey: Misconceptions about opioid use undermine pain control among Asian cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Misconceptions about the use of strong opioids showed to undermine optimal pain control among Asian cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy according to a... more
What Is Brain Freeze?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
What is happening when something as lovely as ice cream causes such awful pain? more
Surprising discovery about BH4 may rekindle interest in once-promising pathway  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In 2013, renowned Boston Children's Hospital pain researcher Clifford Woolf, MB, BCh, PhD, and chemist Kai Johnsson, PhD, his fellow co-founder at Quartet Medicine, believed they held the... more
From the ashes of a failed pain drug, a new therapeutic path emerges  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A surprising discovery about a failed pain drug -- and specifically, the pathway it targets, BH4 -- could have implications for autoimmunity... more
Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Commuters beware: New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas when Amazon... more
Researchers discover molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine have discovered the molecular basis for therapeutic... more
FDA warns against use of unapproved pain medications with implanted pumps  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today alerted health care providers and patients about the serious complications that can occur when using medications not approved for... more
Researchers discover molecular mechanisms of an African folk medicine  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine have discovered the molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine... more
Medical News Today: Gabapentin: What to know  MNT · 4 weeks
Doctors prescribe gabapentin to treat epilepsy, restless legs syndrome, and some types of nerve pain. Learn more about the uses and potential side effects here. more
Gabapentin: What to know  MNT · 4 weeks
Doctors prescribe gabapentin to treat epilepsy, restless legs syndrome, and some types of nerve pain. Learn more about the uses and potential side effects here. more
Expectations about pain intensity can become self-fulfilling prophecies  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
Expect a shot to hurt and it probably will, even if the needle poke isn't really so painful. Brace for a second shot and you'll likely flinch again, even though - second... more
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