Wonder drug set to help millions of NHS patients
Adalimumab, known by the brand name Humira, dampens the inflammation that causes the joint pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scott Rudin stepping away from Broadway following workplace allegations
The Tony Award-winning producer said Saturday that he is "profoundly sorry for the pain my behavior caused to individuals, directly and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treated pain and mental health conditions after road traffic injury: variations across geography and socioeconomic disadvantage in Victoria, Australia - Giummarra MJ, Beck B, Collie A, Gabbe BJ.
Introduction Pain and mental health conditions account for a significant proportion of the public health burden of injury, and treatment patterns can vary by neighbourhood area. We aimed to (a) characterise geographic variations in treatment for pain and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

From quail to earthquakes and human conflict: a historical perspective of rhabdomyolysis - Aleckovic-Halilovic M, Pjanic M, Mesic E, Storrar J, Woywodt A.
Rhabdomyolysis is a common cause of acute kidney injury, featuring muscle pain, weakness and dark urine and concurrent laboratory evidence of elevated muscle enzymes and myoglobinuria. Rhabdomyolysis is often seen in elderly and frail patients following pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Should doctors now prescribe dummy pills to ease pain?
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Deaths from taking high-strength painkillers, such as tramadol and codeine, have doubled over the past ten years, there is clearly a need for safe and effective alternatives. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey bans crypto payments and Bitcoin feels the pain
Bitcoin fell more than 4% after Turkey’s central bank banned the use of cryptocurrencies to pay for goods and services. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women in England almost twice as likely as men to be prescribed opiate painkillers
Experts worried about high use of drugs such as codeine and tramadol after prescriptions rose during Covid pandemic‘I was told to live with it’: women tell of doctors dismissing their painWomen in England are almost twice as likely as men to be prescribed powerful and potentially addictive opiate painkillers, prompting experts to warn that female pain is overly medicated and not properly investigated.The number of people prescribed drugs such as codeine and tramadol – often used for chronic pain – rose to 1.18 million in the first 10 months of 2020. Of these, 745,047 were women and 434,697 were men,...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Marsh and Pamela Duncan Tags: Women's health Drugs Science Society UK news Source Type: news

What Does Crohn's Pain Feel Like
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Motor Skills Training Improves Function in Chronic Low Back Pain
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - April 16, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CME Article Source Type: news

Use of Dexmedetomidine in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Use of Dexmedetomidine in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
What is the optimal dose of dexmedetomidine to maintain hemodynamic stability, prevent cough, and minimize postoperative pain for patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: Four telltale signs of arthritis when peeing - 'cloudy, smelly'
ARTHRITIS is an umbrella term for conditions that cause pain and inflammation in specific joints. However, arthritis symptoms extend beyond joint pain - here are four telltale signs when you go to the pee. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endometriosis: Woman claims she was refused hysterectomy due to age
Hannah Lockhart, 23, from Bangor, Northern Ireland, said she has begged for her womb to be removed to relieve her chronic pain but claimed she has been refused because she is young. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nerve stimulation cuts pain, opioid use after orthopedic surgery, study finds
Nerve stimulation treatments are effective for reducing pain in patients recovering from orthopedic surgery and limit the need for potentially addictive opioid medications, a study found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The effect of a microbial ecosystem therapeutic (MET-2) on recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection: a phase 1, open-label, single-group trial, The lancet
This study is registered with ClinicalTrials.gov, NCT02865616 FINDINGS: Between Sept 19, 2018, and Feb 28, 2020, we enrolled 19 adult patients with at least two episodes of mild to moderate C difficile infection (median age 65 years [IQR 56-67]; 12 women [63%], seven men [37%]). Recurrent C difficile infection was absent at day 40 in 15 (79%) of 19 patients after initial treatment, increasing to 18 (95%) 40 days after retreatment. No mortality associated with C difficile infection, infections associated with MET-2 treatment, or other serious adverse events were observed. The most common self-limited, mild to moderate sympt...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Do You Explain Endometriosis Pain
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Do humans respond differently to screams of pleasure and pain? – podcast
Why do we scream? Whilst past research has largely focused on using screams to signal danger and scare predators, humans scream in a much wider range of contexts – from crying out in pleasure to shrieking with grief.Madeleine Finlay speaks to Prof Sascha Fr ühholz about his new study identifying what emotions humans communicate through screams, and how our brains react differently to distinct types of scream callsContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Presented and produced by Madeleine Finlay Tags: Science Biology Psychology Evolution Source Type: news

Can financial stress lead to physical pain in later years?
(University of Georgia) Financial stress can have an immediate impact on well-being, but can it lead to physical pain nearly 30 years later? The answer is yes, according to new research from University of Georgia scientists. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Statement on CDC Advisory Committee Meeting on Company COVID-19 Vaccine
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 14, 2021 – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) convened today to consider reports of an extremely rare disorder involving blood clots in combination with low platelets observed in a small number of individuals following vaccination with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. “The safety and well-being of the people who use our products is our number one priority, and we strongly support awareness of the signs and symptoms of this extremely rare event to ensure the correct diagnosis, appropriate treatment an...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Turmeric side effects: Is it dangerous to have too much turmeric? Most common side effects
TURMERIC is a common spice that's been claimed to have numerous health benefits, including relieving pain and inflammation, as well as treating high cholesterol and itching. But is it dangerous to have too much turmeric? These are the most common side effects of turmeric and curcumin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trinity Natural Health & Pain Management, Inc. - 614007 - 04/13/2021
Unapproved and Misbranded Products Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - April 14, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Brother shares his pain after losing 'completely healthy' sister, 19, to Sudden Adult Death Syndrome
Patrick Mead, 18, from Frome, Somerset, tries to come to terms with his grief and unpick what happened to Lauren in a new documentary Sudden Death: My Sister's Secret Killer, on BBC One tonight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Digestive disorder causing your bloat - are you IBS-D, IBS-C or IBS-M?
STOMACH bloating occurs from time to time and is normally not a reason for panic. Irritable Bowel Syndrome on the other hand is far more complicated and could be the cause for your sudden pain and bloating. IBS is categorised into three types, what type are you? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CBD or THC? Cannabis Product Labels Often Mislead, Study Finds
Title: CBD or THC? Cannabis Product Labels Often Mislead, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - April 14, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: Four signs 'you may not realise' are caused by rheumatoid arthritis
ARTHRITIS symptoms usually include joint pain, inflammation and restricted movement. But there are also some signs that "you don't realise" may also be caused by arthritis. These are the four symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis you shouldn't ignore, including blurry vision and a high fever. Should you speak to a doctor? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Pitch: How this St. Louis startup wants to improve online reviews for doctors
As a practicing neurosurgeon, Dr. Ian Dorward says he regularly experienced problems with online ratings and reviews. It ’s a pain point he says all doctors feel. He's created a new blockchain-based technology designed to solve that ailment. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nathan Rubbelke Source Type: news

FDA and CDC Recommend Pausing COVID-19 Vaccination With J & J-Janssen Shot While They Investigate Blood Clot Risks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are recommending that vaccinations with the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine be temporarily halted while the agencies review reports of blood clots among vaccinated people. On April 13, the two government agencies issued a joint statement announcing a recommended pause as federal regulators review six cases of blood clots reported six to 13 days after the people received the single-dose vaccine. “Until that [review] process is complete, we are recommending a pause in the use of this vaccine out of an abundance of cautio...
Source: TIME: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Self-directed Digital Exercise Plan Improves Knee OA Self-directed Digital Exercise Plan Improves Knee OA
Web-based exercises plus automated text messages improved knee pain and function over web-based information without exercises.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Review: A new expos é is an air-tight indictment of the family behind the opioid crisis
Patrick Radden Keefe's much-anticipated "Empire of Pain" lays it all bare (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - April 13, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Harriet Ryan Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Statement on COVID-19 Vaccine
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 13, 2021– The safety and well-being of the people who use our products is our number one priority. We are aware of an extremely rare disorder involving people with blood clots in combination with low platelets in a small number of individuals who have received our COVID-19 vaccine. The United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases out of more than 6.8 million doses administered. Out of an abundance of caution, the CDC and FDA have recommended a pause in the use of our vaccine. In addition, we have ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Statement on COVID-19 Vaccine (Updated)
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 13, 2021– The safety and well-being of the people who use our products is our number one priority. We are aware of an extremely rare disorder involving people with blood clots in combination with low platelets in a small number of individuals who have received our COVID-19 vaccine. The United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases out of more than 6.8 million doses administered. Out of an abundance of caution, the CDC and FDA have recommended a pause in the use of our vaccine. In addition, we have ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Nigeria: Yes, Taking Pain Relievers After or Before Receiving the Covid-19 Vaccine Can Be Risky
[Premium Times] The claim that taking painkillers after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine is harmful and can lead to death is mostly true. Experts' views and studies show it can be risky, especially when taken without a doctor's prescription. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

How to tackle heel pain and get back on your feet: DR MARTIN SCURR addresses your health issues 
DR MARTIN SCURR: Investigations, including ultrasound imaging, have confirmed that your wife has thickening of the Achilles tendon, which suggests there is some inflammation there. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Paracetamol overdose: Two ‘extremely common’ side effects of overdosing paracetamol
PARACETAMOL is a popular painkiller used to treat aches and pain. Although taking the recommended dose is safe for most people, overdosing can cause adverse reactions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black Women Are Fighting to Be Recognized as Long COVID Patients
It took five years of chronic pain, nausea, fuzzy thoughts and a cruel mixture of fatigue and insomnia for Wilhelmina Jenkins to be diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). But even after she received that diagnosis, in 1988, she faced her fair share of doubters—not because her symptoms didn’t meet the bar for diagnosis, but because she is Black. At that time, researchers mistakenly thought ME/CFS, a syndrome that sometimes follows a viral illness and leads to long-term pain, fatigue and other symptoms that can last decades, primarily affected upper-class white women. It was p...
Source: TIME: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Grünenthal acquires Mestex AG and its Phase-III-ready investigational medicine MTX-071 for the treatment of pain associated with osteoarthritis of the knee
With the acquisition of Mestex AG, Grünenthal secures global rights for an attractive late-stage asset that could offer an innovative therapy option for millions of patients affected by pain related to osteoarthritis of the knee. MTX-071 (resinife... Biopharmaceuticals, Mergers & Acquisitions Grünenthal, Mestex AG, resiniferatoxin, osteoarthritis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Statin-induced muscle pain may increase these three side effects in your feet and legs
STATINS side effects: One of the biggest side effects caused by the cholesterol-lowering drug includes these three sensations in the legs or feet. What to look out for and how to treat these side effects. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pain receptors linked to the generation of energy-burning brown fat cells
(Joslin Diabetes Center) A new source of energy expending brown fat cells has been uncovered by researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center, which they say points towards potential new therapeutic options for obesity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Social Media Etiquette Review
Despite your best efforts, you may cause someone pain with that Tweet or Facebook post. Here ’s a refresher on social media best practices, along with advice for some pandemic-only dilemmas. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Courtney Rubin Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Social Media Customs, Etiquette and Manners Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Computers and the Internet Source Type: news

Back pain: F1 Driver Performance Coach details how to reduce back pain during long drives
BACK pain can be troubling for long-haul drivers - whether it's in the car, van or lorry. Remaining seated for extended periods of time can lead to poor posture, aching joints, and stiffness. How can this be remedied? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Not Just Bad Shoes and Sore Muscles – She Had Peripheral Artery Disease
FRIDAY, April 9, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Abigail Dudek celebrated her 40th birthday in Las Vegas a few months ago, grateful to go hiking and cycling without pain for the first time in more than two years. The problem started in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Two New Studies Point to How AstraZeneca ’s COVID-19 Vaccine Is Linked to Blood Clots
In two papers published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), researchers in Europe provide the most detailed explanation yet for what is behind the clotting side effects reported among people getting vaccinated with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 shot. In both papers, researchers found that people getting the vaccine had higher levels of antibodies directed against a cluster of immune-related cells that the body might form in response to the vaccine. These clusters include platelets, which help blood to clot when you get cut or injured, and the antibodies stick to the platelet-complex and form dangerous clots that can ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Pain in the Neurodegenerating Brain Pain in the Neurodegenerating Brain
This review examines alterations in pain processing and perception in Alzheimer disease and Parkinson disease. How might this impact responses to analgesic pharmacotherapy?Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

'How many of us will be left?' Catholic nuns face loss, pain
Communities of Catholic nuns are absorbing devastating losses from outbreaks of the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Tips for protecting your joints from rheumatoid arthritis pain
This article is written by Mayo Clinic Staff.  ________________________________________________ Arthritic joints can't tolerate as much stress as healthy joints. Pushing, pulling or twisting motions can be painful. Think about ways you can avoid unnecessarily stressing your joints. [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 9, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Genetic differences may explain higher chronic pain risk in women, study finds
That women appear to be at higher risk for chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia and certain types of arthritis may be due to genetic differences between the sexes, a study published by PLOS Genetics found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slow down and breathe: Low impact cardio exercises help relieve chronic pain in your knees and lower back
(Natural News) If you’re suffering from joint and back pain, it’s a good idea to slow down. Intense and heavy exercises can put stress on your body even more and make you feel more spent than refreshed after every workout. Try low-impact cardio exercises for a change. These are slow-burn exercises that go easy on your... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: Three early indicators warning of your risk
RHEUMATOID is a general term for pain and inflammation in a joint. The symptoms can be insufferable but what are the main indicators warning of your risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wireless interventional radiology firm Xenter announces formal launch
Xenter, a company developing wireless technology for use in interventional cardiology...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA clears Philips SmartCT software for image-guided therapy RF ablation relieves pain for bone cancer patients in 3 days Study evaluates safety of new liver cancer treatment E/M coding and billing for interventional radiology Is uterine artery embolization underused for postpartum bleeding? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Green Light May Put a Stop to Migraine Green Light May Put a Stop to Migraine
In the first clinical study to evaluate green light exposure as a potential preventive therapy for migraine, patients experienced about a 60% reduction in pain intensity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news