Arthritis pain: Slash your symptoms with these five summer gardening techniques
ARTHRITIS is a musculoskeletal condition, with symptoms including joint pain, stiffness and swelling. There are several different types, such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. These simple techniques can help sufferers start gardening again for the summer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Common nipple problems and their causes
This article explores the many symptoms, causes, and treatments for common nipple problems. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can vitamin D relieve joint pain?
Vitamin D is a crucial nutrient for bone health. Some studies suggest a link between vitamin D deficiency and joint or muscle pain, including rheumatoid arthritis. In this article, we look at what the research says, how a person can get their daily dose of vitamin D, and other vitamins that could help joint pain. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

High blood pressure - the one takeaway diet swap that could prevent hypertension
HIGH blood pressure symptoms include headaches, chest pain and difficult breathing. Making this takeaway diet swap could make your Indian or Chinese meal more healthy, and lower your risk of hypertension. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shadow Holdings, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of X-Jow and Acne Shave products due to Possible Bacterial Contamination
Shadow Holdings is voluntarily recalling all lots, within expiry, of Herb-X Solutions X-Jow Pain Gel, and United Exchange Acne Shave Moisturizer, Acne Shave Shave Cream with Acne Shield, and Acne Shave Shave Kit to the retail level. The products may be contaminated with bacteria. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 26, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: Five exercises to ease pain and future discomfort in the shoulders
ARTHRITIS symptoms can be debilitating, stopping you go about your day to day business. But if it ’s shoulder pain you suffer there are five exercises you can do to prevent aching and soreness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: Five exercises to ease pain and prevent future discomfort
ARTHRITIS symptoms can be debilitating, stopping you go about your day to day business. But if it ’s shoulder pain you suffer there are five exercises you can do to prevent aching and soreness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIH study suggests opioid therapy not effective against chronic pain
Opioid therapy may not always be effective against chronic pain and could lead to depression, according to a National Institutes of Health Study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Managing Cancer Pain With Non-Opioid Modalities
Jeannine Brant, PhD, APRN-CNS, discussed the importance of using non-opioid modalities to manage cancer patients'pain, during the 2018 ONS Congress. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 25, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jeannine M. Brant, PhD, APRN, AOCN, FAAN Tags: Cancer Complications News Conferences/ONS Source Type: news

Skin-to-skin care is an effective and safe intervention to reduce procedural pain in neonates
Unrelieved pain caused by invasive procedures in early life is associated with detrimental outcomes in all major organ systems and has lasting implications for impairment of biobehavioural and neurodevelopment outcomes in neonatal period and later life.1 2 However, 40% –90% of infants still do not receive effective pain-relieving interventions.3 4 Non-pharmacological interventions, especially those incorporating … (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis pain - cut back on this food ingredient to lower your risk of joint pain
ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK, and symptoms include joint pain and inflammation. Cutting back on this food ingredient in your diet could lower your risk of arthritis signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes and treatment of lower back spasms
There are many possible causes of lower back spasm, including poor posture, muscle overuse, and injuries. In some cases, the spasm may occur as a result of a more serious, underlying condition. Here, we look at the causes of lower back spasm as well as prevention, diagnosis, first aid for symptoms, and treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Normal BP for your age revealed - Are you at risk of hypertension?
HIGH blood pressure symptoms include headaches, chest pain and difficulty breathing. You can compare your hypertension risk with a normal blood pressure for your age. Are you at risk of the deadly condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which role does the brain play in prosocial behavior?
This study suggests that our tactile cortices, primarily evolved to perceive touch and pain on our body, have an important social function. They contribute to prosocial decision-making by helping to transform the sight of bodily harm into an accurate feeling for how much pain the victim experiences. This feeling is necessary to adapt our helping to the needs of others. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Blood cancer symptoms: Pregnant women thought symptoms were just due to daily life
BLOOD cancer symptoms can include coughing or chest pain, fever and night sweats. However, they are notoriously hard to detect. This pregnant women had no idea she had leukaemia before going for a routine check-up. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood cancer symptoms: Pregnant woman thought symptoms were just due to daily life
BLOOD cancer symptoms can include coughing or chest pain, fever and night sweats. However, they are notoriously hard to detect. This pregnant woman had no idea she had leukaemia before going for a routine check-up. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIH study explains why opioid therapy may not always work well for chronic pain
Researchers have shown that pain-induced changes in the rat brain ’s opioid receptor system may explain the limited effectiveness of opioid therapy in chronic pain and may play a role in the depression that often accompanies it. These findings clearly show the impact of chronic pain on the brain and its relation to depression. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - May 24, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCIH Source Type: news

Pain-Induced Changes in the Brain ’s Opioid System May Explain the Limited Effectiveness of Opioid Therapy in Chronic Pain
Animal research suggests pain-induced changes in the brain ’s opioid receptor system may explain the limited effectiveness of opioid therapy in chronic pain; these changes also may play a role in the depression that often accompanies chronic pain. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - May 24, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCIH Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency symptoms: Three groups of people at risk of not getting enough
VITAMIN D deficiency can be damaging to a person ’s health - bone and back pain, and fatigue and tiredness, are just a few of the symptoms. The vitamin is best gained via sunlight, but there are three groups of people who may be at risk of not getting enough of this. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIH study explains why opioid therapy may not always work well for chronic pain
Findings show the impact of chronic pain on the brain and its relation to depression. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Recro Pharma shares plummet after FDA rejects non-opioid pain shot
(Reuters) - Recro Pharma's shares dropped more than 50 percent on Thursday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve the drugmaker's non-opioid shot IV meloxicam, saying the pain-relieving effect did not meet expectations. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA rejects Recro Pharma new drug application for a non-opioid pain medicine
The Food and Drug Administration rejected a new drug application submitted by Recro Pharma for its new drug candidate, a non-opioid pain medicine. The action sent the Malvern specialty pharmaceutical company's stock plunging by more than 50 percent to $6.14 in pre-market trading. In the complete response letter the FDA sent to Recro Pharma (NASDAQ: REPH), the FDA said it is unable to approve the application for IV meloxicam in its current f orm. IV Meloxicam is an intravenous formulation of an oral… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Heart attack: Signs of a ‘silent heart attack’ - you may not even know you've had one
HEART attack symptoms include chest pain, feeling dizzy, difficulty breathing, and feeling very anxious. But, what is a silent heart attack? Signs of the heart disease symptom revealed - could you have had one without even knowing it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Bladder spasms: Everything you need to know
We describe underlying illnesses, other symptoms, means of prevention, and treatments, including medication, surgical intervention, and home remedies. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Regional Anesthesia Tied to Lower Opioid Use in TKA, THA
THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 -- Regional anesthesia is associated with a lower opioid consumption in both knee and hip replacement surgeries, compared to general anesthesia, according to a study published May 14 in PAIN Practice. Katharina Donauer, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Recro Pharma's non-opioid pain shot fails to get approval from FDA
(Reuters) - Recro Pharma's IV meloxicam, a non-opioid injection, did not get approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration because the agency said the drug's pain-relieving effect did not meet its expectations. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medtronic tops estimates with fiscal Q4, 2018 results
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) today reported fiscal fourth-quarter and 2018 numbers that beat Wall Street’s best guesses for sales and earnings. The Fridley, Minn.-based medical device giant posted profits of $1.46 billion, or $1.07 per share, on sales of $8.14 billion for the three months ended April 27, representing bottom-line growth of 25.5% on sales growth of 2.9% compared with the same period last year. Adjusted to exclude one-time items, earnings per share were $1.44, a full nickel ahead of The Street, where analysts were looking for sales of $7.74 billion. Full-year profits were $3.10 billion, or $2.27 per share, on s...
Source: Mass Device - May 24, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Medtronic Source Type: news

High blood pressure - this is how many apples you should eat everyday to lower BP
HIGH blood pressure symptoms include headaches, chest pain and difficulty breathing. But, adding apples to your diet could lower your risk of hypertension, a nutritionist has claimed. How many should you be eating to prevent the condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most First-Time Moms Say Labor Pains Were Manageable
THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 -- Many first-time mothers have mistaken ideas about managing the pain of childbirth, a new survey reveals. The survey, commissioned by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), included more than 900 U.S. mothers, 73... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

More older patients say they're willing to try medical marijuana if their doctor recommends it
(Natural News) Managing pain gets more challenging as people age. There are many ways to control pain, from home remedies to cannabis or marijuana. A new national poll has found that few older adults use medical marijuana for pain management, but a majority support its use if a doctor recommends it, and may even talk to their own physician... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treatment for Teething Pain Poses Serious Health Threat: FDA
Title: Treatment for Teething Pain Poses Serious Health Threat: FDACategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/24/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - May 24, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Cancer cells co-opt pain-sensing 'wasabi receptor' to survive oxidative stress
(Harvard Medical School) Some cancers express unusually high levels of a neural calcium channel known as the 'wasabi receptor,' which plays a role in detecting pain, cold and other sensations. New research finds cancer cells co-opt this neural channel to increase their tolerance against toxic oxidative stress. Blocking the activity of this channel in mice curbs tumor growth and makes cancer cells more sensitive to chemotherapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

FDA Panel:'Little Merit' in Sublingual Buprenorphine for Pain FDA Panel:'Little Merit' in Sublingual Buprenorphine for Pain
The FDA advisory committee voted overwhelmingly against the approval of a sublingual form of buprenorphine for treating moderate-to-severe acute pain, citing weak efficacy and safety concerns.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

FDA Warns That Benzocaine Teething Products Are Not Safe for Children
The Food and Drug Administration warned parents on Wednesday about the dangers of using teething products that contain the popular numbing agent benzocaine. The FDA said that benzocaine can have a rare, but serious side effect on children, and especially those under 2 years old. The local anesthetic can cause a condition called methemoglobinemia, which reduces the amount of oxygen in a person’s blood and can be life-threatening, according to the FDA. The agency also sent a letter asking manufacturers to stop selling products aimed at babies and toddlers, prompting at least one major company to discontinue its teethin...
Source: TIME: Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized Babies FDA onetime Source Type: news

App helps new and deaf parents know when and why their baby is crying
This study is unique because it brings the lab to the participant instead of the participant to the lab,” Anderson says. “It’s open to anyone willing to download the Chatterbaby app on their iPhone or Android devices, record five seconds of their baby’s cries, then upload it to the databa se.”This research was supported by NIH/National Center for Advancing Translational Science, the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the Autism Center for Excellence, the Semel Institute at UCLA and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.Journalists: B-roll, sound bites, web elements, high-resolution still...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 23, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

How to sleep: Avoid snoozing in this position if you suffer with back or neck pain
HOW TO sleep: The position you sleep in can have a big impact on your quality of slumber, as well as how you feel when you wake up. Particularly if you have back, shoulder or neck pain, certain ways of laying in bed are better than others. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Orajel and Other Teething Medicines Are Not Safe for Babies, FDA Warns
(WASHINGTON) — Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers. The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, especially those 2 years and younger. The agency has been warning about the products for a decade but said reports of illnesses and deaths have continued. Now, it wants teething products off the market, noting there is little evidence they...
Source: TIME: Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matthew Perrone / AP Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

FDA Warns Infant Teething Medications Are Unsafe
WASHINGTON, DC (CBS Local) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning parents against using over-the-counter teething products because of an ingredient that can cause serious side effects and even death in infants. The FDA released a statement urging Americans to avoid buying over-the-counter (OTC) medications containing benzocaine. “In addition to our letters to companies who make these products, we urge parents, caregivers and retailers who sell them to heed our warnings and not use over-the-counter products containing benzocaine for teething pain,” FDA Commissione...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News FDA Local TV talkers teething Source Type: news

Arthritis pain: Cooking food using this oil could aggravate symptoms and inflammation
ARTHRITIS is a common condition that can cause pain in the body ’s joints. There are treatments available to control symptoms, and some studies suggest making dietary changes can reduce damage. According to experts the oil you cook your food in could affect joint inflammation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

6 reasons you shouldn ’ t bet on blockchain disrupting healthcare
[Image from Daniel von Appen on Unsplash]Blockchain is the big buzzword these days, bruited as a disruptive force for industries covering the spectrum. But there seems to be little understanding of what exactly “blockchain” means, let alone how it could affect so many different markets so profoundly. Simply put, a blockchain is a decentralized database with tight rules about how data is entered, maintained and accessed. Instead of being stored at a single location, the data in a blockchain are stored in a series of discrete nodes. Think of it as a connected series of ledgers, each with identical data. Because e...
Source: Mass Device - May 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Big Data Software / IT blockchains Source Type: news

Six reasons blockchain won ’ t disrupt healthcare
Blockchain is the big buzzword these days, bruited as a disruptive force for industries covering the spectrum. But there seems to be little understanding of what exactly “blockchain” means, let alone how it could affect so many different markets so profoundly. Simply put, a blockchain is a decentralized database with tight rules about how data is entered, maintained and accessed. Instead of being stored at a single location, the data in a blockchain are stored in a series of discrete nodes. Think of it as a connected series of ledgers, each with identical data. Because each transaction must be exactly the same ...
Source: Mass Device - May 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Big Data Software / IT blockchains Source Type: news

Cryoablation Efficacious for Cancer Pain, Review Finds
Cryoablation also cuts the need for opioids at 24 hours post - treatment and at three months (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 23, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Trying Physical Therapy First For Low Back Pain May Curb Use Of Opioids
A study of patients with low back pain finds that those who got physical therapy first needed fewer pricey scans and surgeries and had "significantly lower out-of-pocket costs" for treatment overall.(Image credit: PeopleImages/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Patti Neighmond Source Type: news

Back pain: How to sit at your computer at work to relieve strain and tension
BACK pain is common and usually improves within a few weeks, but if you work in an office job, the pain can feel as if it ’s taking a lifetime to disappear. So what can you do to protect your back? Using correct posture at your computer can make a monumental difference. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - this is how many eggs you should eat to prevent heart disease
HEART attack symptoms include chest pain, feeling dizzy, and difficulty breathing. You could lower your risk of the heart disease sign by adding more eggs to your diet. But, how many should you eat to prevent a deadly myocardial infarction? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epidemiology of hip and groin injuries in collegiate athletes in the United States - Kerbel YE, Smith CM, Prodromo JP, Nzeogu MI, Mulcahey MK.
BACKGROUND: Hip and groin pain is a common complaint among athletes. Few studies have examined the epidemiology of hip and groin injuries in collegiate athletes across multiple sports. PURPOSE: To describe the rates, mechanisms, sex-based differenc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Benzocaine Treatment for Teething Pain Poses Serious Health Threat: FDA
WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 -- Consumers should stop using over-the-counter teething products that contain benzocaine because they pose a serious health threat to infants and young children, U.S. health officials warned Wednesday. Benzocaine can cause... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Recommendations Developed for Managing Postpartum Pain
WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 -- Recommendations for managing postpartum pain have been developed and published in a Committee Opinion online May 17 in Obstetrics& Gynecology. Tekoa L. King, M.P.H., from the American College of Nurse-Midwives in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cryoablation Efficacious for Cancer Pain, Review Finds
WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 -- Cryoablation is effective for controlling cancer pain without many side effects, according to a review published online May 7 in PAIN Practice. Laura Ferrer-Mileo, from L'Hospitalet de Llobregat in Barcelona, Spain, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pancreatic cancer symptoms: Prevent one of the most deadly cancers by doing this
Pancreatic cancer symptoms include belly or back pain, nausea and yellowing of the eyes and skin, among others. You could prevent one of the most deadly types of cancer by losing weight, in order to maintain a healthy body weight. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news