How to sleep: The best sleeping position to avoid neck pain - expert gives advice
SLEEPING through the night can be difficult for some people, and sometimes you may wake up with neck or back pain. Fortunately, there may be some ways to minimise neck pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mouth cancer symptoms: Are you experiencing ear pain? Check with your GP
AROUND 8,300 people are diagnosed with mouth cancer each year in the UK, which is about one in every 50 cancers diagnosed, according to the NHS. There are several signs which may occur, and ear pain may indicate you should speak to your GP. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS doctors to stop issuing prescriptions for 35 minor medical conditions - what are they?
THE NHS has announced plans to scrap prescriptions for 35 conditions in a bid to save the money it spends on drugs available over-the-counter . The body said it will no longer issue treatments for a range of minor conditions, such as diarrhoea, oral thrush and ailments associated with pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sex Differences in Medical Cannabis-Related Adverse Effects Sex Differences in Medical Cannabis-Related Adverse Effects
Are women more likely than men to experience adverse effects associated with the use of medical cannabis? A new study investigates.Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Regional Anesthesia in Tibial Plateau Fracture Surgery Regional Anesthesia in Tibial Plateau Fracture Surgery
Patients who receive regional anesthesia during tibial plateau fracture surgery may be less likely to rely on opioids for postoperative pain relief.Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Sleep Problems Not a Major Issue in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Existing sleep problems related mainly to disease - related measures, such as pain and reduced function, more so than disease duration (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 18, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Does He Have Back Pain or Rheumatism? Does He Have Back Pain or Rheumatism?
The search for evidence of inflammatory conditions is difficult, even for experts. One expert explains how this search can be successful.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

One Million Americans Have Died From COVID-19. Here Are Some of Their Stories
One million people have died of COVID-19 in the U.S. Each death was more than a number: It was a lost parent, child, partner, or other loved one. The pandemic has affected us all, but certain groups have suffered disproportionately throughout it. TIME spoke with three people who lost family members to the same devastating disease—COVID-19—but under very different circumstances. Kious ‘James’ Kelly New York City, age 48 Courtesy Marya Patrice Sherron (2)Kious “James” Kelly, above, and with his sister Marya Patrice Sherron [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] When COVID-19 began t...
Source: TIME: Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme, Jeffrey Kluger and Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

New Data Show TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Binds to Both Inflammatory Cells and Interleukin (IL)-23, Supporting a Hypothesis for a Differentiated Mechanism from Risankizumab
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, May 18, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the first results of the in vitro MODIF-Y studies, supporting a hypothesis that may differentiate the mechanism of first-in-class TREMFYA® (guselkumab) from risankizumab due to the ability of TREMFYA to bind to CD64 positive (CD64+) cells in addition to interleukin (IL)-23 — both of which are key components of the immune system. 1,2 These findings, which are being presented at the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) annual meeting May 18-21, 2022 in Portland, Oregon, demonstrate TREMFYA bind...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Major TBI Tied to Dementia; ALS Drug Shows Promise in Japan; Selma Blair's MS
(MedPage Today) -- Major traumatic brain injury was tied to incident dementia, a longitudinal study in Finland showed. (Neurology) Neutrophil activation as part of an acute inflammatory pain response may protect against chronic pain. (Science... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - May 18, 2022 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Injections of Your Own Fat Could Help Arthritic Hands
Researchers report injections of body fat into aching, arthritic finger joints appear to produce significant and lasting improvements in hand function and a decrease in pain. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acetaminophen Information
Acetaminophen: FDA encourages the safe use of over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription (Rx) pain medicines. The FDA has taken action to improve the safety of consumers when using acetaminophen. Information for use during pregnancy, in children, and risk of rare skin disease is provided to help consumers make safer choices. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 17, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

CDER Takes Steps to End Prescription Pain Medicine Misuse, Abuse, and Addiction
Pain is a common problem for millions of Americans. Treatment is usually an over-the-counter (OTC) or prescription pain reliever. These medicines help when used as directed but they carry risk of injury and death when misused or abused. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 17, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Chronic pain: Mindfulness can have major impact on the common condition
CHRONIC pain is the prolonged experience of pain for longer than 12 weeks. Thousands of Britons live with chronic pain, living with the sensation from dawn until dusk. There are several treatments for the condition, each with their positives and their hurdles. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Assessing Cognition, Pain Among Patients Unable to Communicate Assessing Cognition, Pain Among Patients Unable to Communicate
Review the feasibility and reliability of observational assessments of cognitive function, mood, and pain for patients in post-acute care settings who are unable to communicate.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news