Procedures May Ease Postmenopausal Pain Better Than Drugs Procedures May Ease Postmenopausal Pain Better Than Drugs
Postmenopausal women report more significant improvements in chronic pain after procedural interventions when compared with their younger counterparts, despite being notably less likely to use muscle relaxants, TCAs, and benzodiazepines.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 2, 2023 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news
Advancing Pain Management: Exploring The Frontiers Of Electroanalgesia
Chronic pain is among the most common ailments in the United States, affecting roughly 100 million adult Americans. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & standard Source Type: news
School bullying and peer relationships in children with chronic pain - Sol é E, Roman-Juan J, Sánchez-Rodríguez E, Castarlenas E, Jensen MP, Miró J.
Preliminary evidence suggests that there are significant associations between bullying and chronic pain, as well as between the quality of peer relationships and psychological function in youth with chronic pain. However, these findings have yet to be repl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
This Doctor Helps Himalayan Women Ward off Cervical Cancer
Nordan Otzer during a cancer awareness event in a village in Ladakh, India. Credit: Athar Parvaiz/IPSBy Athar ParvaizLADAKH, INDIA, Nov 29 2023 (IPS) While working as a doctor in the initial months of his medical career in southern India, a telephone call from his home in the Ladakh Himalayas convinced Nordan Otzer to involve himself with cervical cancer awareness. “While I was working in a hospital in rural Tamil Nadu (in 2007), one day I received a distressing call from my family informing me that my mother’s health had deteriorated and she urgently needed my presence back home,” says Otzer, an ENT surgeon who ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 29, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Athar Parvaiz Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Sustainable Development Goals TerraViva United Nations Women's Health India IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Source Type: news
Are Edibles Actually Good for Sleep?
About 14% of U.S. adults said they used marijuana edibles as of 2022, and research suggests many of them do so in search of better sleep. One small 2021 study of cannabis users found that more than three-quarters of them thought they slept better thanks to the drug. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] But despite the popularity of using edibles for sleep, the data on how well they help people drift off are surprisingly mixed. Using edibles is “very helpful for some people,” says Deirdre Conroy, clinical director of the Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program at Michigan Medicine. But “for some peop...
Source: TIME: Health - November 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news
DR ELLIE CANNON: Is this pain in my gut down to IBS... or my recent back injury?
DR ELLIE CANNON: As IBS is a chronic condition it can be difficult to ascertain whether it is to blame for a new pain. The agony related to IBS is very specific and recognisable by sufferers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Chronic Pain in the US: New Data Chronic Pain in the US: New Data
In 2020, 25% of US adults with chronic pain managed their symptoms with medication alone versus nonpharmalogic treatments such as physical, occupational, or cognitive behavioral therapies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - November 22, 2023 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news
The Endometriosis Treatment Center of America Redefines Care for Women Battling Interstitial Cystitis and Endometriosis
Endometriosis and Interstitial Cystitis share many similar symptoms and are common contributors to chronic pelvic pain. The team at The Endometriosis Treatment Center of America recognizes the unique nature of these conditions and offers comprehensive care tailored to each individual's... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 22, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: WOM PDT Source Type: news
Over-the-Counter Meds, Exercise Most Prevalent Treatment for Chronic Pain
MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2023 -- For adults with chronic pain, the most prevalent pain management therapies were over-the-counter pain relievers and exercise in 2020, according to a research letter published online Nov. 21 in the Annals of Internal... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 20, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Virtual reality company BehaVR, Fern Health merge to become RealizedCare
The digital therapeutics company and virtual chronic pain-management program will combine their offerings to create a digital care-management solution for chronic pain. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 20, 2023 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news
New Approaches Show Promise in Helping People With Lower-Back Pain
Often there is no clearly identifiable physical cause for low-back pain, leaving patients to veer from one ineffective treatment to another. Millions of adults struggle for years with chronic low-back pain—a disabling ailment that has no easy fix. Common causes include injury, arthritis and… (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
'I'm a GP with osteoporosis - this is how I improved my symptoms'
Helen Leigh worked as an NHS GP until severe, chronic pain forced her into bed rest. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 13, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Chronic pain and childhood adversity experiences among U.S. military personnel - Ee JS, Culp PA, Bevis ZJ, Dogbey GY, Agnello RN, Chang MH.
INTRODUCTION: Chronic pain in a military population is prevalent, is costly, and can limit daily activities and affect soldier readiness. It has been associated with childhood adversity (CA) within the veteran, adult, and pediatric populations. Given the n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Should We End Obesity?
It’s unusual for a medication to become a household name; even more uncommon for its branding to become, like Advil, shorthand for an entire class of products; and rarest of all, for it to change not just U.S. medicine, but U.S. culture. Ozempic has done all three. Approved in 2017 as a type 2 diabetes medication, Ozempic has largely made its name—and a fortune for its manufacturer, Novo Nordisk—as a weight-loss aid. Novo Nordisk knew early on that diabetes patients often lost weight on the drug, but even company executives couldn’t have guessed how widely it would eventually take off as both ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 7, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Drugs feature healthscienceclimate Magazine TIME 2030 Wellbeing Source Type: news
High Prevalence of Undetected Hypertension Found in Bangladesh
The salinity of the water in coastal Bangladesh contributes to high blood pressure. Credit: Rafiqul Islam/IPSBy Rafiqul IslamDHAKA, Nov 7 2023 (IPS) Since her childhood, Parveen Begum, 52, has been adding extra salt while eating her meals. However, she did not know that this contributed to high blood pressure. Recently, she suffered severe headaches, forcing her to go to a physician, and when the doctor checked her health, he she had hypertension. “I could not take my daily meals without taking additional salt, which helped develop the chronic disease in my health. Now I have to take medicines for blood pressure regular...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 7, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rafiqul Islam Tags: Asia-Pacific Health Humanitarian Emergencies Sustainable Development Goals TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Bangladesh IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Source Type: news