Pain
'We don't get over it': Pain of mass shootings stretches on  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The trauma of school shootings poses deep challenges for survivors, parents and communities more
Medical News Today: Essential oils for neuropathic pain relief  MNT · 4 days
Neuropathy refers to conditions that damage or otherwise affect the nerves. A common symptom is pain. Some research suggests that aromatherapy with certain essential oils may help relieve neuropathic pain.... more
Essential oils for neuropathic pain relief  MNT · 4 days
Neuropathy refers to conditions that damage or otherwise affect the nerves. A common symptom is pain. Some research suggests that aromatherapy with certain essential oils may help relieve neuropathic pain. Learn more here. more
New Virtual Reality Therapy game could offer relief for patients with chronic pain, mobility issues  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A Virtual Reality Therapy game which could introduce relief for patients suffering from chronic pain and mobility issues... more
What to know about stress ulcers  MNT · 4 days
A stress ulcer can cause pain and a burning sensation in the lining of the gut, and these ulcers usually appear with additional symptoms. Treatment includes medications. Learn more about stress ulcers here. more
Medical News Today: What to know about stress ulcers  MNT · 4 days
A stress ulcer can cause pain and a burning sensation in the lining of the gut, and these ulcers usually appear with additional symptoms. Treatment includes medications. Learn more about... more
PCORI’s newly approved awards focus on cancer pain and opioid use disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $44.6 million to fund 12 studies comparing the best ways to treat a... more
Magic mouthwash effectively reduces mouth sore pain caused by radiation therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
"Magic mouthwash," an oral rinse containing diphenhydramine, lidocaine and antacids, significantly reduced pain from oral mucositis, mouth sores, in patients receiving radiation therapy for cancers of... more
Magic mouthwash effective treatment for mouth sore pain caused by radiation therapy  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
'Magic mouthwash,' an oral rinse containing diphenhydramine, lidocaine and antacids, significantly reduced pain from oral mucositis, mouth sores, in patients receiving radiation therapy for... more
Medical News Today: Torn rotator cuff: Everything you need to know  MNT · 6 days
A torn rotator cuff can cause significant pain and limit the movement of the shoulder and arm. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options here. more
Medical News Today: How to tell the difference between kidney pain and back pain  MNT · 6 days
It can sometimes be difficult to tell the difference between back pain and kidney pain because the kidneys sit below... more
Medical News Today: What can cause pain in the palm of the hand?  MNT · 6 days
Pain in the palm of the hand is often the result of a minor injury, and a person can safely treat it... more
What can cause pain in the palm of the hand?  MNT · 6 days
Pain in the palm of the hand is often the result of a minor injury, and a person can safely treat it at home. However, more serious causes... more
Could 'mirror neurons' explain brain mechanisms of empathy?  MNT · 6 days
When rats see other rats in pain, their brains activate the same group of nerve cells that become active when they themselves are in pain, research shows. more
Medical News Today: Could 'mirror neurons' explain brain mechanisms of empathy?  MNT · 6 days
When rats see other rats in pain, their brains activate the same group of nerve cells that become active when they themselves are in pain, research... more
Does a common pain reliever reduce empathy?  MNT · 1 week
A recent study concludes that acetaminophen might reduce our ability to empathize with someone who is having a positive experience. more
Medical News Today: Does a common pain reliever reduce empathy?  MNT · 1 week
A recent study concludes that acetaminophen might reduce our ability to empathize with someone who is having a positive experience. more
Medical News Today: What can cause morning back pain?  MNT · 1 week
Waking up with lower back pain can often signal a problem with a person’s sleeping position or mattress. However, morning back pain can sometimes be a symptom of a medical... more
I feel you: Emotional mirror neurons found in the rat  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have found that the rat brain activates the same cells when they observe the pain of others as when they experience pain themselves. In addition, without activity... more
New series offers global evidence detailing role of surgery in the opioids crisis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Targets to eliminate pain after surgery have driven increases in the use of opioids, and are a major cause of the opioid... more
Chronic diseases restrict the mobility of older people -- often unconsciously  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Chronic diseases are a key factor limiting the mobility of older people. Usually individuals are conscious of their condition in the case of an acute musculoskeletal... more
Cancer patients and those with anemia should not be denied opioids, says CDC  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The U.S. CDC has issued a letter clarifying that people suffering from severe pain caused by cancer or sickle-cell anemia should not... more
Chronic diseases unconsciously limit mobility of older people  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Chronic diseases are a key factor limiting the mobility of older people. Usually individuals are conscious of their condition in the case of an acute musculoskeletal disorder that causes pain or functional... more
Processed aconite root could relieve neuropathic pain in murine peripheral neuropathy  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The root of Aconitum carmichaeli, is a crude drug used in traditional Chinese or Japanese kampo medicine to treat pain associated with coldness. more
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy appears to be more effective in relieving symptoms of IBS  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a common gastrointestinal disorder affecting 10 - 20 per cent of people. Abdominal pain, bloating and altered bowel... more
Medical News Today: What to know about hamstring tendonitis  MNT · 2 weeks
Hamstring tendonitis is a swollen or injured hamstring tendon. Symptoms include pain in or near to the knee joint. The type of treatment will depend on the severity of the... more
What can cause pain under the right breast?  MNT · 2 weeks
Pain under the right breast often results from muscle strain or a minor injury, and it will usually get better on its own. However, pain in this area can also be a... more
Medical News Today: What can cause pain under the right breast?  MNT · 2 weeks
Pain under the right breast often results from muscle strain or a minor injury, and it will usually get better on its own. However, pain in... more
Active ingredient of aconite root against peripheral neuropathic pain is identified as neoline  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Aconite root is used in East Asian traditional medicines to treat pain. Since its toxicity, it is used after heat-processing for detoxifying.... more
Study suggests 'rest is best' for carpal tunnel and similar injuries  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In a new study conducted in rats, researchers found a four-week period of rest was nearly as effective as an experimental drug at reducing discomfort and... more
Combining opioids and marijuana may be advantageous for pain sufferers  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers report combining cannabinoids with morphine did not significantly increase impulsivity or memory impairment in a study conducted in rhesus monkeys. The findings suggest using opioids and marijuana... more
US warns docs not to abruptly halt opioid pain treatment  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
FDA warns doctors about risks of abruptly halting opioid prescribing to patients dependent on powerful drugs more
Medical News Today: What to know about naproxen  MNT · 2 weeks
Naproxen is a common drug people use to treat pain and swelling. This article provides an overview of naproxen, including how it works, its uses, dosages, and possible risks and side effects. more
Research may help explain why migraine is more common in women than men  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Low doses of a peptide known for decades to be involved in migraine trigger pain responses in female but not male rodents,... more
What is the difference between a headache and a migraine?  MNT · 2 weeks
While most people experience a headache occasionally, migraine is a condition that causes severe head pain and other symptoms. Learn more about the differences here. more
Medical News Today: What is the difference between a headache and a migraine?  MNT · 2 weeks
While most people experience a headache occasionally, migraine is a condition that causes severe head pain and other symptoms. Learn more about... more
Research unravels possible factor for female bias in lupus  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The autoimmune disease lupus, which can cause fatigue, a facial rash, and joint pain, strikes females far more often than males. Eight-five percent of people with lupus are female, and... more
Common pain reliever may increase stroke risk in people with diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Acetaminophen (otherwise known by brand names such as Tylenol) is one of the most widely used pain relievers. more
UMN study shows impact of opioids on pain and survival in sickle cell disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
New UMN research recently published Blood Advances, Kalpna Gupta, PhD, Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, demonstrates the... more
Just an hour of weekly walking staves off disability  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Just one hour a week of brisk walking -- as if you are late to an appointment or trying to make a train -- staves off disability in older adults... more
Medical News Today: Can blocking a single protein tackle depression, obesity, and pain?  MNT · 3 weeks
New research finds that a 'highly selective inhibitor' of a single protein can relieve stress, diet-induced obesity, and improve mood in mice. more
Medical News Today: Causes and treatment of finger pain  MNT · 3 weeks
Finger pain can result from a minor injury and will usually get better with self-care. However, severe, worsening, or recurring pain may indicate a more serious injury or underlying condition.... more
When cash is your enemy  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
People often experience psychological pain when they part from cash, which may make it more difficult to invest cash than dematerialized money to increase savings for the future. more
Depression, obesity, chronic pain could be treated by targeting the same key protein  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Major depression, obesity and chronic pain are all linked to the effects of one protein, called FKBP51. Researchers have now developed a... more
Depression, obesity, chronic pain could be treated by targeting the same key protein  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Major depression, obesity and chronic pain are all linked to the effects of one protein, called "FK506-binding protein 51," or FKBP51. Until... more
Study: Just an hour of weekly walking reduces risk of disability in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Just one hour a week of brisk walking -- as if you are late to an appointment or trying to... more
Music may enhance the effect of pain relievers  MNT · 3 weeks
Can music soothe pain? A new study in mice finds that listening to Mozart alongside taking standard pain medication works better than drugs alone. more
Medical News Today: Music may enhance the effect of pain relievers  MNT · 3 weeks
Can music soothe pain? A new study in mice finds that listening to Mozart alongside taking standard pain medication works better than drugs alone. more
Medical News Today: What can cause stomach pain when breathing?  MNT · 3 weeks
Stomach pain when breathing is often due to a problem with the diaphragm or the tissues in the chest cavity. Possible causes include injuries, hiatal hernia, pregnancy, pleurisy,... more
What can cause stomach pain when breathing?  MNT · 3 weeks
Stomach pain when breathing is often due to a problem with the diaphragm or the tissues in the chest cavity. Possible causes include injuries, hiatal hernia, pregnancy, pleurisy, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Learn... more
Pain, pain go away: New tools improve students' experience of school-based vaccines  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have teamed up with educators, public health practitioners and grade seven students in Ontario to develop and implement a new approach to delivering... more
Woman who does not feel pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A woman has been identified by doctors to be able to withstand pain. Surgeons were surprised to encounter her when they noticed that she made a completely painless recovery after a surgery. more
Medical News Today: What to know about cupping therapy  MNT · 3 weeks
Cupping therapy involves placing cups on the body and creating suction. Benefits include pain relief and sports recovery. There are also some potential side effects, such as nausea and headaches.... more
New migraine-associated mechanism discovered  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A mutation in the gen that codes the ionic channel TRESK -involved in the control of neuron irritability- causes the dysfunction of some neurons that increase neuronal activity and induce migraine pain. more
Woman with novel gene mutation lives almost pain-free  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A woman in Scotland can feel virtually no pain due to a mutation in a previously-unidentified gene, according to a research article. She also experiences very little anxiety and fear, and may... more
Using gene therapy strategies to rejuvenate aging cells and treat osteoarthritis  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Aging is a risk factor for the development of osteoarthritis (OA), a chronic disease characterized by degeneration of articular cartilage leading to pain and physical disability. more
Machine learning used to understand and predict dynamics of worm behavior  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Biophysicists have used an automated method to model a living system—the dynamics of a worm perceiving and escaping pain. The Proceedings of the National Academy of... more
Discovery could lead to new drugs for pain conditions  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
If a particular protein is missing during the fetal stage, no neurons develop that convey pain, temperature and itch, a study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in the journal... more
Medical News Today: What causes Achilles tendon pain?  MNT · 4 weeks
Achilles tendon pain can result from tendonitis or a tear or rupture of the tendon. Problems with the Achilles tendon are more common in people who play sports. They typically occur from... more
Medical News Today: Relieving sciatica pain during pregnancy  MNT · 4 weeks
During pregnancy, the uterus can put extra pressure on the sciatic nerve, causing sciatica pain in the low back and legs. In this article, we look at how to relieve sciatica using... more
Hearing loss before 50 may mean higher risk of drug and alcohol issues  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
People under age 50 with hearing loss misuse prescription opioids at twice the rate of their hearing peers, and are also more... more
Groin and hips of hockey players examined in five-second test  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Five seconds is enough to assess the status of a hockey player's groin. For the first time, a simple field test, called the five-second squeeze test, has been... more
New IR treatment for 'tennis elbow' reduces pain and inflammation without surgery  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Tennis elbow, the painful chronic condition that affects up to 3 percent of the US adult population, can be effectively treated through transcatheter arterial... more
Medical News Today: What causes pain in the testicles?  MNT · 4 weeks
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
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