Barodontalgia among aircrew and divers - Nakdimon I, Zadik Y.
BACKGROUND: Barodontalgia, barometric pressure-induced dental pain, may jeopardize diving/flight safety. The aim of this systematic review was to investigate the rate of barodontalgia among military and civilian divers and aircrews based on previous... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Payout From a National Opioids Settlement Won ’t Be as Big as Hoped
Expectations of a whopping payday set off thousands of lawsuits. But lawyers for the suing cities and states now concede that companies will shell out far less. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jan Hoffman Tags: Smoking and Tobacco Pain-Relieving Drugs Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Corporations Opioids and Opiates Liability for Products Suits and Litigation (Civil) AmerisourceBergen Corp Cardinal Health Inc CVS Caremark Corporation Johnson & McK Source Type: news

Psychache predicts suicide attempter status change in students starting university - Lambert CE, Troister T, Ramadan Z, Montemarano V, Fekken GC, Holden RR.
OBJECTIVES: Unlike many investigations that focus on suicide ideation rather than suicidal behavior, the present research evaluates the merit and relative efficacy of psychache (i.e., unbearable mental pain) for predicting self-reported suicide attempts am... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Age and postoperative opioid prescriptions: a population-based cohort study of opioid-na ïve adults - Bethell J, Neuman MD, Bateman BT, Hill AD, Ladha KS, Wijeysundera DN, Wunsch H.
PURPOSE: Opioids are commonly prescribed for acute pain after surgery. However, it is unclear whether these prescriptions are usually modified to account for patient age and, in particular, opioid-related risks among older adults. We therefore sought to de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A case of kratom-induced seizures - Afzal H, Esang M, Rahman S.
Kratom or Mitragna speciosa is a tropical tree that is indigenous to Southeast Asia, where it has been used for various medicinal reasons. In the West, it is used in the self-treatment of opioid withdrawal, pain, and a variety of mood and anxiety states. T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Sickle Cell Disease: After Years Of Neglect Some Promise For Sufferers
In the past five years there has very encouraging news on the sickle cell disease drug development front. Besides pain medications to relieve symptoms as well as antibiotics to treat infections, there are now a number of promising new therapies on the market. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Source Type: news

Virus deals new blow to Cambodian city bound to China
An influx of Chinese that some Cambodians resented for bringing noise, dust and chaos to the port of Sihanoukville, is the cause of more pain now that it has gone into reverse. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

What Are the Different Types of Myasthenia Gravis?
Discussion Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a problem of the neuromuscular junction which causes muscle weakness. It can occur in all ages and have a range of symptoms from mild localized disease to mortality-threatening respiratory failure. MG occurs in 1.7-30 cases/million, with a prevalence of 77.7 cases/million. Pediatric patients comprise 10-15% of all patients with MG. In various Asian populations, the juvenile MG can be up to 50% of all of the MG cases. Fluctuations in muscle weakness is a hallmark of the disease. As a reminder, “[i]n normal synaptic transmission in the neuromuscular junction, the axon is depolarize...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 17, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

MHRA launches social media campaign to improve use of Yellow Card scheme
The week-long campaign urges patients and health professionals of the importance of reporting side effects and interactions of medicines Related items fromOnMedica Multidisciplinary prescribing can help reduce errors Guidance issued on prescribing responsibilities Clinicians need better options if we are to stop over-medication Pharmacy teams recruited to cut over-medication in care homes Poor pain management - a major cause of opioid crisis (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 17, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The effects of migraine
About one in seven people live with what's ranked the second-most debilitating disease on the planet, right after back pain: migraine. Though the causes are unclear, migraine is a serious neurological disease that often runs in families. But the malady is not often taken seriously, in part because the headaches, sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, dizziness, and a host of other symptoms affect three times as many women as men. Correspondent Susan Spencer talks with migraine expert Dr. William Young; Linda Porter, of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, about migraine research; Katherine Foxhall,...
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women can have heart attacks without chest pain. That leads to dangerous delays.
Lack of awareness of the symptoms can cause people to wait to come to the ER and potentially suffer damage to their hearts. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ersilia M. DeFilippis Source Type: news

Cannabis could be an alternative treatment for pain and sleeping troubles
(Natural News) Pain and insomnia are two pretty common health issues, which is why there is no shortage of medication on the market targeting these conditions. However, individual sleep and pain meds and combination drugs like Tylenol PM come with a host of serious side effects that many people are unwilling to take on. Now,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart condition can be cured with a quick blast of lung cancer therapy
Ventricular tachycardia is a major cause of sudden cardiac death, and kills more than 100,000 in the UK every year. Tests show the abnormal rhythm can be corrected with a pain-free blast of radiotherapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mobilization With Movement Improves Pain and Function on Knee Osteoarthritis
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - February 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CME Article Source Type: news

Evaluation of the fear avoidance behavior after traumatic brain injury questionnaire - Snell D, Siegert RJ, Debert CT, Cairncross M, Silverberg ND.
Fear avoidance behavior is related to symptom persistence and disability in various health conditions, such as chronic pain. Fear avoidance behavior may also impact recovery from mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), but no measure of this construct has been... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

FDA Approves Three Drugs for Nonprescription Use Through Rx-to-OTC Switch Process
February 14, 2020 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved three drugs for nonprescription, or over-the-counter (OTC), use through a process called a prescription (Rx)-to-OTC switch. The FDA approved Voltaren Arthritis Pain... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 15, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Covid-19 Impact: Pharma companies feel the pain as prices of key inputs shoot up
According to the data available with Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council (Pharmexcil), the cost of paracetamol has gone up from Rs 250-300 kg to 400-450 kg. “Similarly, ‘montelukast sodium’ (an anti-asthma drug) is trading between Rs 52,000 and Rs 58,000 per kg, compared with Rs 33,000-38,000 per kg a few months ago. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Marijuana Advocates Sound Alarm About Condition That Causes'Cyclic Vomiting '
Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, or CHS, causes severe abdominal pain, nausea and “cyclic vomiting” among regular marijuana users. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 14, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Benzocaine and Babies: Not a Good Mix
Parents should avoid using benzocaine products to relieve teething pain for children under 2. They are at risk for the disease methemoglobinemia. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 14, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

New Radiopharmaceutical Approved for Cancer Pain Relief
Q BioMed launches Strontium89 injections for bone-related pain. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - February 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Bone Metastases Nuclear Imaging Source Type: news

South Africa: South Africans Describe the Pain of Unemployment
[The Conversation Africa] Unemployment has both individual and social consequences that require public policy interventions. For the individual, unemployment can cause psychological distress, which can lead to a decline in life satisfaction. It can also lead to mood disorders and substance abuse. Unemployment can affect one's social status ascription as well, which manifests through stigmatisation, labelling, unfair judgement, and marginalisation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Q BioMed debuts radiopharmaceutical for cancer pain
Biotech company Q BioMed has debuted a new therapeutic radiopharmaceutical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Q BioMed, Jubilant Radiopharma to partner (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Emotional & Physical Pain Are Almost The Same - To Your Brain
Rejection hurts. Whether you ’ve been told ‘no thank you’ for a job opportunity, become estranged from a partner or friend, or even been unfollowed on a social media or dating site, your brain has to process being rejected. And neuroscience suggests that it literally - hurts. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicole Fisher, Contributor Source Type: news

Novel formulation permits use of toxin from rattlesnake venom to treat chronic pain
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Researchers Butantan Institute succeeded in reducing the toxicity and potentiating the analgesic effect of crotoxin by encapsulating it in nanostructured silica. The results of tests in an animal model of neuropathic pain are promising. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A prescription for the pain of rejection: Acetaminophen and forgiveness
(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) A study, published recently in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine may have found an antidote to heartbreak -- forgiveness combined with acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UNISON women steady themselves for the fight
The first session of this year’s UNISON’s women’s conference opened in Bournemouth this afternoon, with Catrina Murray for the national women’s committee asking delegates: “Remember that song, Things can only get better? I think we’ll find that things can get worse”. December’s election victory for the Conservatives – and what it will mean for women – was a thread that ran through the afternoon’s business. While continued austerity and pain was the major expectation, there was also a determination to fight back, harder than ever. Benefits was just one area t...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 13, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News 2020 Women's Conference benefits care crisis Universal credit welfare reform women members Source Type: news

More than half of US opioid prescriptions for dental procedures exceeded 3-day supply recommendations from CDC 2016 guidelines
New largescale study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found overprescription of opioids by dentists common, particularly to patients at high risk for substance abuse, and that almost 1/3 of patients received more powerful drugs than neededElsevierIMAGE: In this cross-sectional analysis of 542,958 dental visits by adult patients, between 1 in 4 and 1 in 2 opioid prescriptions exceeded the recommended morphine equivalents and days'supply for...viewmore Credit: Michelle S. Woods Ann Arbor, February 4, 2020 - Dentists are among top prescribers of opioids in the US, however, whether their opioid prescrib...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 13, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Podcast: Flexibility exercise training for adults with fibromyalgia
In conclusion therefore, although our review has shown no significant long-term benefits of flexibility exercise training, there is so much variability in how trials have been conducted that we cannot be sure if there will, or won ’t, be lasting benefits for people doing this form of exercise intervention. It’s also not possible to make specific recommendations about the optimal design of flexibility exercise training protocols without a larger body of high‐quality studies with clearly outlined flexibility training prot ocols that meet the recommended FITT principles and ACSM guidelines. Such studies would gr...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 13, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Minimum 5-year clinical outcomes, survivorship, and return to sports after hamstring tendon autograft reconstruction for sternoclavicular joint instability - Lacheta L, Dekker TJ, Goldenberg BT, Horan MP, Rosenberg SI, Pogorzelski J, Millett PJ.
BACKGROUND: Instability of the sternoclavicular (SC) joint is a rare but potentially devastating pathologic condition, particularly when it occurs in young or active patients, where it can lead to persistent pain and impairment of shoulder function. SC joi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Treatment with epilepsy drugs shown to increase risk in suicidal behavior in patients aged 15 to 24
(Natural News) According to a study published in The BMJ, treating epilepsy with a group of drugs known as gabapentinoids is linked to a dangerously increased risk in suicidal behavior in young patients. Gabapentinoids are also commonly used to treat nerve pain and anxiety disorders. This revelation is exceptionally worrying when you take into account the fact that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tactics for Expressing Misery in the Office
Some people are unhappy at work, and some people merely look unhappy. Which are you? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Caity Weaver Tags: Work-Life Balance Careers and Professions your-feed-selfcare Workplace Environment Disabilities Pain Source Type: news

Fears China ’s lockdown could impact on medicines supplies
Department of Health and Social Care asks medicines suppliers to assess risks and hold on to Brexit stockpiles Related items fromOnMedica Remedy quest GPs need more time to treat complex needs Pharmacists could offer high-dose statins direct to patients Clinicians need better options if we are to stop over-medication Poor pain management - a major cause of opioid crisis (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 13, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Altruism reduces physical pain
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Rai, T. S. Tags: twil Source Type: news

How Companies Teach Their Employees First Aid for Mental Health
At Delta Air Lines’ Atlanta headquarters in late January, 24 employees are arguing over which of them has the worst disease. Half of them had been given cards naming a physical or mental health diagnosis and were told to line up, from the least debilitating to the most. The woman holding “gingivitis” quickly takes a place at the far left of the line. But everyone further down to the right—low back pain, moderate depression, paraplegia, severe PTSD—keeps switching spots. “Severe vision loss,” someone says to the man holding the corresponding card, “are you a pilot?” He d...
Source: TIME: Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized Mental Health/Psychology microsoftfutureofwork Source Type: news

Nonpharmaceutical Interventions Aid Low Back Pain
Movement - based mind - body interventions could be effective alternatives to drugs, surgery, injections (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 12, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Apple Watch Wrist Pain? How I Cured Mine Literally Overnight
I love my Apple Watch. But, it has been giving me wrist pain. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Koetsier, Contributor Source Type: news

How To Talk To Your Doctor If You ’re Experiencing Chronic Pain
These are the questions you should ask and how you should approach a treatment plan, according to experts. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Is What Living With Chronic Pain Is Really Like
People who live with chronic pain conditions share the debilitating, frustrating realities they experience daily. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: Five exercises which can be performed at home to relieve lower back pain
BACK pain can have a huge impact on everyday life, proving uncomfortable and debilitating. Fortunately, there are five at-home exercises one can do to help relieve pain, particularly pain in the lower back. What are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nonpharmaceutical Interventions Aid Low Back Pain
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2020 -- Movement-based mind-body interventions (MMBIs), particularly yoga, are effective for reducing low back pain, according to a review published in the January/February issue of Holistic Nursing Practice. Juyoung Park, Ph.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, Nuprin)
Title: ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, Nuprin)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - February 12, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Missouri Finds Managing Pain Without Opioids Isn't Fast or Easy
Missouri started offering alternatives to opioids for Medicaid patients battling chronic pain and found that only a small fraction of users accessed the program. Describes how alternatives like chiropractic care, acupuncture, and physical therapy are more time consuming forms of care and how often times, clinics are weary of accepting Medicaid as a payer. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - February 12, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Postmenopause vitamin D deficiency associated with disc degeneration and lower back pain
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Lumbar disc degeneration and resulting lower back pain become greater concerns with age and disproportionately affect women more than men, likely as a result of decreasing estrogen levels during menopause. A new study demonstrates that vitamin D deficiency, smoking, high body mass index (BMI), and osteoporosis are risk factors for greater back pain. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dr Reddy ’s buys Wockhardt’s India business for Rs 1850 crore
​The business comprises of a portfolio of 62 brands in multiple therapy areas such as Respiratory, Neurology, VMS,Dermatology, Pain and Vaccines, which would transfer to Dr Reddy's along with related sales and marketing teams and the manufacturing plant located in Baddi, Himachal Pradesh with all plant employees. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dr Reddy's buys Wockhardt ’s India formulations business for Rs 1,850 crore
​The business comprises of a portfolio of 62 brands in multiple therapy areas such as Respiratory, Neurology, VMS,Dermatology, Pain and Vaccines, which would transfer to Dr Reddy's along with related sales and marketing teams and the manufacturing plant located in Baddi, Himachal Pradesh with all plant employees. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Brain MRIs ID Racial Differences in Pain Response
TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2020 -- Racial differences in pain may be rooted in life experience, rather than intrinsic biology, according to a study published online Feb. 3 in Nature Human Behaviour. Elizabeth A. Reynolds Losin, Ph.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lyme Disease Found In More Than A Third Of Maine Deer Ticks
ORONO, Maine (AP) — More than a third of the deer ticks submitted to a Maine lab last year tested positive for Lyme disease, a surveillance report from the lab said. The report is from the University of Maine Tick Lab. The lab found that a smaller percentage of ticks tested positive for anaplasmosis and babesiosis, which are other tick-borne diseases. The tick lab’s manager, Griffin Dill, said the information will help authorities learn how fast the ticks are spreading in the state. The study is the first of its kind in Maine, the Bangor Daily news reported. The report found that just shy of 39% of deer ticks t...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Deer Ticks LYME DISEASE Maine news Source Type: news

Fayer Chronicles Her Journey in Medtech to Improve Women ’s Health
Marissa Fayer, a 20-year medtech executive, entrepreneur, and philanthropist stopped in to speak with MD+DI about the changes she has seen in healthcare and how women have helped shaped the medtech industry. She is the CEO and founder of non-profit HERHealthEQ and the president of advisory firm Fayer Consulting LLC,. MD+DI: You’ve made a tremendous impact in the healthcare industry – but tell me what led you to this field? Also, when you started your career how did the landscape in the profession look? Was it particularly diverse? How has it changed since you first started? Y...
Source: MDDI - February 11, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Can T'ai Chi alleviate chronic low back pain in older adults?
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) A new study evaluated the feasibility and acceptability of using T'ai Chi to improve chronic low back pain in adults over 65 years of age compared to health education and usual care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pain relief and the opioid crisis in the United States and Canada - Sohn D, Ring D, Toy KA, Julian JA, Arnstein P.
Opioid analgesics hijack the body's innate wellness machinery (eg, naloxone blocks the placebo effect) and alleviate both physical and emotional pain. Starting in the 1980s, marketing and advocacy created an opioid-centric pain relief strategy based on the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news