Medical News Today: Health benefits of peppermint tea
Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have antibacterial and pain-relieving properties. Learn more about the health benefits of peppermint tea here.
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Jean-Stéphane David, Kenji Inaba
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Onur Koyuncu, Sedat Hakimoğlu, Sibel Tugce Polat, Merve Yazıcı Kara
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: Physiology &BehaviorAuthor(s): Roy La Touche, Alejandro Losana-Ferrer, Eva Pascual-Vaquerizo, Luis Suso-Martí, Alba Paris-Alemany, Jorge Chamorro-Sánchez, Ferran Cuenca-MartínezAbstractThe main aim of the present study was to evaluate the presence of differences in motor, somatosensory and laterality recognise variables between individuals with unilateral chewing (UC) versus bilateral chewing (BC). A cross-sectional study with a nonprobabilistic sample was conducted. Seventy asymptomatic individuals were grouped as UC or BC to assess differe...
Conclusion: A combination of laparoscopic reduction and nonsutured PEG gastropexy is a safe and effective alternative treatment for high-risk patients (with significant morbidity and mortality) with symptomatic PHs. Most patients (80%) returned to normal oral intake postprocedure and were discharged home within 3 d. PMID: 31624456 [PubMed - in process]
Discussion: The incidence of rhabdomyosarcoma arising from endometriosis is exceedingly rare. The accuracy of diagnosing endometriosis and ruling out neoplasm requires coordinated efforts of a multidisciplinary team, involving radiologists, pathologists, oncologists, and gynecologic surgeons. PMID: 31624455 [PubMed - in process]
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: Preventive MedicineAuthor(s): Jack E. Henningfield, Judy B. Ashworth, Karen K. Gerlach, Bernie Simone, Sidney H. SchnollAbstractPain and addiction are complex disorders with many commonalities. Beneficial outcomes for both disorders can be achieved through similar principles such as individualized medication selection and dosing, comprehensive multi-modal therapies, and judicious modification of treatment as indicated by the patient's status. This is implicit in the term “medication assisted treatment” (MAT) for opioid use disorders (OUD), and is equally...
ConclusionDiagnostic laparoscopy is more accurate than CT scan in evaluating patients with abdominal pain after RYGB.
ConclusionStudents entering surgical residency from US medical schools have variable exposures to opioid related educational content and many students feel their medical education inadequately prepared them for prescribing postoperative opioids.
Conclusion: Benchmark cutoffs targeting perioperative outcomes in BS offer a new tool in surgical quality-metrics and may be implemented in quality-improvement cycle. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier NCT03440138
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: NeuroImage: ClinicalAuthor(s): Kenneth A. Weber II, Tor D. Wager, Sean Mackey, James M. Elliott, Wen-Ching Liu, Cheryl L. SparksAbstractBackground ContextSpinal manipulation (SM) is a common treatment for neck and back pain, theorized to mechanically affect the spine leading to therapeutic mechanical changes. The link between specific mechanical effects and clinical improvement is not well supported. SM's therapeutic action may instead be partially mediated within the central nervous system.PurposeTo introduce brain-based models of pain for spinal pain and manual th...