One simple lifestyle change you can make to reduce joint pain, study claims
MANY people with arthritis may experience chronic pain, and come to believe it is an inevitable part of their lives. Nonetheless, findings from a study suggest one simple lifestyle change, which may help to reduce joint pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug Might Stop Heart Trouble Linked to Sickle Cell Anemia
Title: Drug Might Stop Heart Trouble Linked to Sickle Cell AnemiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/17/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - September 17, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Medium-Weight Mesh Fails to Cut Pain of Ventral Hernia Repair Medium-Weight Mesh Fails to Cut Pain of Ventral Hernia Repair
Medium-weight mesh was introduced to cut chronic pain associated with heavy-weight mesh, but it hasn't been subject to a randomized trial until now.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

How Do You Correct a Pelvic Tilt?
Title: How Do You Correct a Pelvic Tilt?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 9/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/16/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - September 16, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Chronic pain and associated factors related to depression among older patients in Hanoi, Vietnam - Nguyen AT, Nguyen THT, Nguyen TTH, Nguyen HTT, Nguyen TX, Nguyen TN, Nguyen AL, Vu LG, Do HT, Doan LP, Vu GT, Nguyen HTT, Pham T, Vu HTT.
This study aimed to investigate the frequency of chronic pain and depression among older patients and correlated factors. A cross-sectional study was conduct... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Post-illness symptoms like long Covid are probably more common than we think | Megan Hosey
Clinicians tend to pay less attention to how patients with severe illness do once they are out of mortal danger, or once symptoms extend beyond an arbitrary time frameIn recent months, long Covid has received a great deal of media and public attention. Research has found that as many asone in four of those infected with Covid – perhaps millions of people in the US alone – suffer from chronic long-term symptoms, including headaches, dizziness, abdominal pain, heart problems, fatigue, anxiety, depression, cognitive impairment and other conditions.Related:When it comes to breakthrough cases, are we ignoring long C...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Megan Hosey Tags: Coronavirus Science Long Covid Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Source Type: news

What 9/11 Survivors and First Responders Have Taught Us About Public Health in the 20 Years Since the Attacks
Dr. David Prezant was knocked fully airborne at 9:59 on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. He didn’t see the impact coming, but he felt it when it hit—and it nearly killed him. Little more than an hour earlier, Prezant, then the deputy chief medical officer of the Fire Department of New York, was headed for his usual workplace at the FDNY’s Office of Medical Affairs, just across the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn. He had already heard that a plane had hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center, and he reckoned that it was an accident. By the time he reached his office, however, the South Tower had been struc...
Source: TIME: Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger and Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Fecal Transplants: a New Treatment for IBD
Linda Ann Sasser has had ulcerative colitis since she was 20, but it wasn’t until May 2019, about 30 years later, that her condition hit a low point: not only did she have a major flare-up of chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but on top of it, she had Clostridioides difficile (or C. diff), a highly contagious bacterial infection that causes severe diarrhea and inflammation of the colon. “I became really, really sick with bloody diarrhea 30 times a day and chronic stomach pain,” Sasser says. While hospitalized for 12 days, she was given oral steroid medications, which didn’t help, then IV ste...
Source: TIME: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stacey Colino Tags: Uncategorized Disease feature Source Type: news

Experts offer 'weak' support for marijuana to treat chronic pain
Non-inhaled medical marijuana and its derivatives offer few benefits in treating chronic pain, leading a panel of experts to offer a " weak " recommendation for using it for that condition. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flat-Footed: What Works Best to Fix'Fallen Arches'?
Title: Flat-Footed: What Works Best to Fix'Fallen Arches'?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/7/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - September 7, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Suicide attempts in US veterans with chronic headache disorders: a 10-year retrospective cohort study - Androulakis XM, Guo S, Zhang J, Sico J, Warren P, Giakas A, Li X, Peterlin BL, Mathew R, Reyes D.
OBJECTIVES: A large-scale retrospective analysis of veterans with chronic pain was conducted to examine (1) the annual incidence of suicide attempts (SA) in veterans with chronic headache and other chronic pain conditions, and (2) the risk of SA in men and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

How does Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus Present?
Discussion Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus (LSA) is a chronic inflammatory disease with a strong autoimmune association. It can occur with other autoimmune diseases. Its specific cause is unknown. It affects females and males of all ages, but especially females 40-60 years. In the pediatric population it affects prepubertal females most often. Treatment includes steroid medications or anti-inflammatory medications. Other treatments may be offered including phototherapy, and much less commonly systemic steroids or immunosuppressive therapy. Circumcision may also be an option for some males. Childhood LSA generally improves b...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 6, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Opioids: 500,000 Britons are addicted but you can still buy them over the counter at Boots
Addiction specialists say opioids are routinely being prescribed for chronic pain, even though studies show they are not particularly effective and can even make things worse. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epigenetic alterations in prescription opioid misuse: new strategies for precision pain management - Gerra MC, Dallabona C, Arendt-Nielsen L.
Prescription opioids are used for some chronic pain conditions. However, generally, long-term therapy has unwanted side effects which may trigger addiction, overdose, and eventually cause deaths. Opioid addiction and chronic pain conditions have both been ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Low Frequency Electric Stimulation Can Treat Back Pain: Study
Patients in a small trial said their chronic pain improved an average of 90 percent over the course of 15 days, but returned shortly after the electrical stimulation sessions ended. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 2, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

PetMeds ® To Help Pet Parents Recognize Signs of Pain in Pets With...
Over 45 million cats and dogs in the United States suffer from acute and chronic pain, but pet parents may not realize their pet is suffering until symptoms are severe. To help pets find relief,...(PRWeb September 01, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/petmeds_to_help_pet_parents_recognize_signs_of_pain_in_pets_with_animal_pain_awareness_month/prweb18162125.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Does CBD Do to You?
Title: What Does CBD Do to You?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 8/31/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/31/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - August 31, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Pain Management Skills Class Aids Those With Chronic Low Back Pain
Findings show noninferior outcomes at three months versus cognitive behavioral therapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Orthopedics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Pain Management Skills Class Aids Those With Chronic Low Back Pain
MONDAY, Aug. 30, 2021 -- A single-session pain management class results in clinically significant improvements in pain catastrophizing, pain intensity, and pain interference among individuals with chronic low back pain (CLBP), according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hypothyroidism: The common complaint that may be an early warning sign
HYPOTHYROIDISM is found in about two percent of the UK population, with women five to ten times more likely to be affected than men. The condition features chronic energy loss, weight gain, depression and hair loss, putting strain on day-to-day life. Over the last couple of decades, the condition has been linked to a specific type of pain. Pharmacist Carolina Goncalves explains how the two are linked. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Electrode'Pulses' Cut Back, Leg Pain Without Drugs?
Title: Could Electrode'Pulses'Cut Back, Leg Pain Without Drugs?Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/26/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/27/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - August 27, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Could Electrode'Pulses' Cut Back, Leg Pain Without Drugs?
THURSDAY, Aug. 26, 2021 -- A new approach to spinal cord stimulation may drastically reduce chronic back pain, a small pilot study suggests. The study, of 20 patients with stubborn low back pain, tested the effects of implanting electrodes near the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Is the Best Exercise for Plantar Fasciitis?
Title: What Is the Best Exercise for Plantar Fasciitis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/26/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/26/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - August 26, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

How Long Does It Take to Heal Shoulder Tendonitis?
Title: How Long Does It Take to Heal Shoulder Tendonitis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/26/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/26/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - August 26, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

What Are the Symptoms of a Torn Tendon in the Shoulder?
Title: What Are the Symptoms of a Torn Tendon in the Shoulder?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/26/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/26/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - August 26, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

One Activity Causes 4 Out of 5 Sports-Linked Spinal Injuries
Title: One Activity Causes 4 Out of 5 Sports-Linked Spinal InjuriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/25/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - August 25, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Expanded Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Indication for XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Plus Aspirin to Include Patients After Lower-Extremity Revascularization (LER) Due to Symptomatic PAD
RARITAN, N.J., August 24, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an expanded peripheral artery disease (PAD) indication for the XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) vascular dose (2.5 mg twice daily plus aspirin 100 mg once daily) to include patients following recent lower-extremity revascularization (LER) due to symptomatic PAD. The approval is based on data from the Phase 3 VOYAGER PAD study. With this approval, XARELTO® is the first and only therapy indicated to help reduce the risks of major cardiovascular (CV) e...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Investigation of balance performance under different sensory and dual-task conditions in patients with chronic neck pain - Kirmizi M, Yalcinkaya G, Sengul YS, Kalemci O, Angin S.
BACKGROUND: Most studies suggest that people with chronic neck pain (CNP) have decreased balance abilities. However, balance performance during performing concurrent tasks is not clarified. OBJECTIVES: To investigate balance performance under diffe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Psychological mediators of avoidance and endurance behavior after concussion - Terpstra AR, Cairncross M, Yeates KO, Vranceanu AM, Greenberg J, Hunt C, Silverberg ND.
In this study, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

How Do You Fix Medial Epicondylitis?
Title: How Do You Fix Medial Epicondylitis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/23/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - August 23, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Acupuncture May Help Ease Prostate-Linked Pain in Men: Study
FRIDAY, Aug. 20, 2021 -- Men with chronic pain from prostate inflammation may get lasting relief from acupuncture, a new clinical trial finds. At issue is a condition known as chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome, in which the prostate... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 20, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Neuron-Released Protein Can Set Off Inflammation: Study
Research in mice suggests that moderating nerve activity with drugs or electrical pulses could modify tissue immune responses, curtailing the chronic pain often associated with inflammatory... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 19, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Calming Effects of Opioids Among Patients With Chronic Pain Calming Effects of Opioids Among Patients With Chronic Pain
This study provides insights into factors that may contribute to opioid craving.Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Association of dose tapering with overdose or mental health crisis among patients prescribed long-term opioids - Agnoli A, Xing G, Tancredi DJ, Magnan E, Jerant A, Fenton JJ.
Importance: Opioid-related mortality and national prescribing guidelines have led to tapering of doses among patients prescribed long-term opioid therapy for chronic pain. There is limited information about risks related to tapering, including overdose and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Foot pain while doing two daily activities can be a sign of blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 is a chronic condition whereby high blood sugar levels can cause a host of health problems. Consistently high blood sugar levels can cause pain if the nerves are damaged. If two daily activities start causing pain, it may signal blood sugar damage. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Widespread Pain Tied to Dementia, Alzheimer Disease, Stroke
TUESDAY, Aug. 17, 2021 -- Widespread pain, a common subtype of chronic pain, is associated with the subsequent risk for incident dementia, Alzheimer disease dementia, and stroke, according to a study published online Aug. 16 in Regional Anesthesia... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New CDC Guidelines May Have Made Opioid Prescribing Safer
Title: New CDC Guidelines May Have Made Opioid Prescribing SaferCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/17/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - August 17, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Acupuncture Alleviates Chronic Prostatitis, Pelvic Pain in Men
MONDAY, Aug. 16, 2021 -- For men with moderate-to-severe chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS), 20 sessions of acupuncture results in greater improvement of symptoms than sham acupuncture, according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Is Myofascial Tissue Release?
Title: What Is Myofascial Tissue Release?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/16/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - August 16, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

When Physical and Social Pain Coexist When Physical and Social Pain Coexist
The authors examine how social and physical pain interact, and provide insights as to how a better understanding of these interactions can lead to improved management of chronic pain.Annals of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Could regenerative medicine relieve neck, back pain?
Mayo Clinic is looking to regenerative medicine as a potential long-term solution for degenerative disk disease that has for years eluded medical science. Millions of people in the U.S. are afflicted with chronic neck and back pain that often comes after years of wear and tear on the spine. Current treatments provide only temporary relief for this common disorder and finding a cure has been a great challenge for researchers. Wenchun Qu, M.D., Ph.D., a physiatrist and pain… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 14, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Pain and depression comorbidity causes asymmetric plasticity in the locus coeruleus neurons - Llorca-Torralba M, Camarena-Delgado C, Su árez-Pereira I, Bravo L, Mariscal P, Garcia-Partida JA, López-Martín C, Wei H, Pertovaara A, Mico JA, Berrocoso E.
There is strong comorbidity between chronic pain and depression, although the neural circuits and mechanisms underlying this association remain unclear. By combining immunohistochemistry, tracing studies and western-blotting, with the use of different DREA... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Physical Function Worse for Migraine, Overlapping Pain
TUESDAY, Aug. 10, 2021 -- Patients with chronic migraine (CM) and overlapping pain have worse pain-related physical function and psychosocial functioning than those with localized CM, according to a study recently published in Headache. Meredith J.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 10, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Knee Replacement Won't Keep Golfers Off the Course
Title: Knee Replacement Won't Keep Golfers Off the CourseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/9/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/9/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - August 9, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

22.1 Percent of U.S. Adults With Chronic Pain Use Rx Opioids
THURSDAY, Aug. 5, 2021 -- In 2019, 22.1 percent of U.S. adults with chronic pain reported using a prescription opioid in the previous three months, according to a study published online Aug. 5 in the National Health Statistics Reports, a publication... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Spirituality and medicine: The lifelong healing quest of Marta Illueca
Doctor and Episcopal priest Illueca ’18 M.Div. brings spirituality and medicine together in her research on the relationship between prayer and chronic pain. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - August 4, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Drugs for Prevention of Chronic Pain After Surgery in Adults Drugs for Prevention of Chronic Pain After Surgery in Adults
This updated systematic review evaluated the effectiveness of systemic drugs to prevent chronic postsurgical pain. What progress has been made since the last review in 2013?Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 4, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Patients who reduced opioid doses for chronic pain had more overdoses, mental health issues
Researchers from UC Davis found that opioid patients who used 'tapering' as a part of their treatment are more likely to experience an overdose or a negative mental health event. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic pain management: Three essential foods to ease body pain - expert issues tip
CHRONIC pain can be insufferable and worse in the summer, according to osteopath Anisha Joshi. Speaking on ITV's This Morning, Joshi revealed the foods she recommends her patients for easing chronic pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The one-off 'gene jab' for all types of chronic pain
A revolutionary single-shot jab that delivers DNA to cells could be a new way to tackle all types of chronic pain. Chronic pain is still poorly understood and hard to control. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news