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Painkillers for non-cancer chronic pain: New insights on risk
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.02.21]
Studies show need for alternative, non-medication approachesIt's been seven years since actor Heath Ledger, only 28, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment.

Headaches Quiz: Test Your Headache Pain IQ
Source: MedicineNet Headache Specialty [2015.02.20]
Title: Headaches Quiz: Test Your Headache Pain IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 9/28/2010 11:09:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/20/2015 5:14:04 PM

New hope in the fight against pain
Source: Neurology / Neuroscience News From Medical News Today [2015.02.19]
An international study led by scientists at McGill University reports, for the first time, that drugs that selectively target the melatonin MT2 receptor represent a novel class of analgesic drugs...

Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Specialty [2015.02.19]
Title: Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/4/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Does Methotrexate Improve Osteoarthritis Pain?
Source: Medscape Pharmacists Headlines [2015.02.18]
Can this disease-modifying antirheumatic drug improve symptoms of osteoarthritis? What does the research find?
Medscape Pharmacists

Low Back Pain Triggers: Many Are Modifiable (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology [2015.02.18]
(MedPage Today) -- Triggers include both physical and psychosocial factors

Some Jobs Are a Pain in the Back
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2015.02.17]
Title: Some Jobs Are a Pain in the Back
Category: Health News
Created: 2/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Acupuncture back pain success determined by psychological factors
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2015.02.16]
A study has shown that people receiving acupuncture for lower back pain will derive less benefit from the treatment than others if they have low expectations.

Warmth + Sugar = Less Vaccination Pain for Babies (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today OB/Gyn [2015.02.16]
(MedPage Today) -- Sweet, warm approach mimics nurses' care.

MOC Pushback, Women's Pain: The Anesthesiology News Report
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry [2015.02.11]
(MedPage Today) -- Also, an anesthesiologist asks about his role in palliative care.

Researchers identify new compound that takes aim at neuropathic pain
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.02.10]
Findings could lead to drugs that prevent debilitating chronic pain syndromesA new compound discovered by a team of UC Davis investigators has potent actions against production of a chemical that...

Smokers May Get Less Benefit From Drugs for Arthritic Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2015.02.10]
Title: Smokers May Get Less Benefit From Drugs for Arthritic Back Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 2/10/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Opioid and heroin crisis triggered by doctors overprescribing painkillers
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2015.02.09]
According to researchers at Brandeis University, the University of North Florida and Johns Hopkins University, policymakers must look beyond painkiller abuse, also called non-medical use, in their...

Madigan Army Medical Center receives $1M to study alternative pain therapies
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2015.02.09]
Researchers at Madigan Army Medical Center will soon start studying new ways to address chronic pain thanks to a $1 million, three-year research grant from the U.S.

Researchers identify modifiable triggers of acute low back pain
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.02.09]
Modifiable factors such as awkward postures, fatigue and distraction can increase odds of acute episodes of low back pain, say researchers.

Stress reduces our ability to cope with physical pain, study finds
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2015.02.08]
A small study finds that psychological stress may affect our ability to withstand physical pain, leading researchers to suggest we should avoid exposure to stress where possible.

Kidney Pain
Source: MedicineNet Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Specialty [2015.02.06]
Title: Kidney Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 7/29/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hand Pain
Source: MedicineNet Corns Specialty [2015.02.06]
Title: Hand Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 5/16/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Neck Pain (Cervical Pain)
Source: MedicineNet Ankylosing Spondylitis Specialty [2015.02.04]
Title: Neck Pain (Cervical Pain)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Gallbladder Pain (Gall Bladder Pain)
Source: MedicineNet Dyspepsia Specialty [2015.02.04]
Title: Gallbladder Pain (Gall Bladder Pain)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/15/2011 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Elbow Pain
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2015.02.02]
Title: Elbow Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Finger Pain
Source: MedicineNet Corns Specialty [2015.02.02]
Title: Finger Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 5/16/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Distraction techniques may reduce pain, anxiety during conscious surgery
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.02.01]
Researchers form the UK found that having a conversation with a nurse, watching a DVD or using stress balls reduced pain and anxiety for patients undergoing varicose vein surgery.

First Comes Pain, Then Comes Insomnia (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery [2015.01.30]
(MedPage Today) -- Sleep eludes patients with musculoskeletal pain.

In infants, pain from vaccinations shows up in brain activity
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.01.29]
EEG measure may aid efforts to make vaccinations less painful for babies, suggests study in PAINInfants show distinct, consistent patterns of brain activity in response to painful vaccinations...

Mode of delivery could influence risk of painful intercourse
Source: Sexual Health / STDs News From Medical News Today [2015.01.26]
Giving birth with an operative delivery could increase the risk of dyspareunia - the experience of pain just before, during or after sexual intercourse - a new study reports.

Lower Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Specialty [2015.01.26]
Title: Lower Back Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain)
Source: MedicineNet Low Back Pain Specialty [2015.01.26]
Title: Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Mode of delivery in childbirth associated with pain during or after sexual intercourse
Source: Nursing / Midwifery News From Medical News Today [2015.01.23]
Operative birth is associated with persisting pain during or after sexual intercourse, known as dyspareunia, suggests a new study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and...

Many Women of Childbearing Age Take Narcotic Painkillers: CDC
Source: MedicineNet Birth Defects Specialty [2015.01.23]
Title: Many Women of Childbearing Age Take Narcotic Painkillers: CDC
Category: Health News
Created: 1/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/23/2015 12:00:00 AM

Scientists investigate sound waves for burning away cancer pain
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2015.01.22]
Used primarily in medicine as a way to image the body, ultrasound at high-intensity may also provide an exciting new treatment for cancer pain, according to early trial results.

You only hurt the one you love: the presence of a romantic partner 'intensifies pain'
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.01.22]
Doctors often recommend that partners be present if a patient is going through a painful medical procedure. However, a new study finds their presence may make pain worse.

Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis
Source: MedicineNet Osteoarthritis Specialty [2015.01.22]
Title: Knee Pain While Using Stairs May Be First Sign of Arthritis
Category: Health News
Created: 1/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Knee Pain
Source: MedicineNet Ankle Pain and Tendinitis Specialty [2015.01.15]
Title: Knee Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Painkiller Abuse 'Epidemic' May Be Declining, Study Says
Source: MedicineNet Drug Abuse Specialty [2015.01.15]
Title: U.S. Painkiller Abuse 'Epidemic' May Be Declining, Study Says
Category: Health News
Created: 1/14/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Brain Scans Give New Clues to Chronic Pain
Source: MedicineNet Low Back Pain Specialty [2015.01.13]
Title: Brain Scans Give New Clues to Chronic Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 1/12/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Abdominal Pain
Source: MedicineNet Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Specialty [2015.01.08]
Title: Abdominal Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/10/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Ankle Pain
Source: MedicineNet Ankle Pain and Tendinitis Specialty [2015.01.07]
Title: Ankle Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 6/22/2010 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Neuroimaging Offers Insights into Efficacy of Pain Meds
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2015.01.05]
(MedPage Today) -- Functional MRI detected responses to naproxen sodium in patients with hand osteoarthritis.

Better Pain Relief After Knee Replacement Surgery?
Source: MedicineNet Total Knee Replacement Specialty [2014.12.31]
Title: Better Pain Relief After Knee Replacement Surgery?
Category: Health News
Created: 12/30/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/31/2014 12:00:00 AM

Separating Spondyloarthritis From Back Pain Still Problematic
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.12.27]
(MedPage Today) -- Spinal MRI criteria don't help differentiate SpA from nonspecific pain.

Arm Pain
Source: MedicineNet Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Specialty [2014.12.24]
Title: Arm Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 4/8/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Battling Bunion Pain
Source: MedicineNet Bunions Specialty [2014.12.09]
Title: Health Tip: Battling Bunion Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 12/9/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Painkiller Tramadol Linked to Low Blood Sugar
Source: MedicineNet Hypoglycemia Specialty [2014.12.09]
Title: Painkiller Tramadol Linked to Low Blood Sugar
Category: Health News
Created: 12/8/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Toxin from tobacco smoke could increase pain in spinal cord injury and worsen multiple sclerosis
Source: Muscular Dystrophy / ALS News From Medical News Today [2014.12.08]
A neurotoxin called acrolein found in tobacco smoke that is thought to increase pain in people with spinal cord injury has now been shown to accumulate in mice exposed to the equivalent of 12...

Shoulder and Neck Pain
Source: MedicineNet Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis Specialty [2014.12.04]
Title: Shoulder and Neck Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 8/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Muscle Cramps a Real Pain
Source: MedicineNet Claudication Specialty [2014.12.01]
Title: Muscle Cramps a Real Pain
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 6/16/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

Pain (Acute and Chronic)
Source: MedicineNet Degenerative Disc Specialty [2014.12.01]
Title: Pain (Acute and Chronic)
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 11/30/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

Knee Pain: Is It Chondromalacia?
Source: MedicineNet Patellofemoral Syndrome Specialty [2014.12.01]
Title: Knee Pain: Is It Chondromalacia?
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 2/16/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

Pain, magnet displacement in MRI in patients with cochlear implants
Source: Hearing / Deafness News From Medical News Today [2014.11.25]
Pain, discomfort and magnet displacement were documented in a small medical records review study of patients with cochlear implants (CIs) who underwent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), according...

Pain care and management for older Americans
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2014.11.22]
The first issue of a new publication series from The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) called From Policy to Practice explores pain as a public health problem and takes a look at how various...

MRI Can Be Painful, Disruptive for People With Cochlear Implants
Source: MedicineNet Deafness Specialty [2014.11.21]
Title: MRI Can Be Painful, Disruptive for People With Cochlear Implants
Category: Health News
Created: 11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

Back Pain Quiz: Test Your Back Pain IQ
Source: MedicineNet Sciatica Specialty [2014.11.14]
Title: Back Pain Quiz: Test Your Back Pain IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 6/16/2011 3:41:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 11/14/2014 11:37:42 AM

Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Pain for Breast Cancer Patients
Source: MedicineNet Acupuncture Specialty [2014.11.13]
Title: Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Pain for Breast Cancer Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 11/13/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

First-in-class nasal spray demonstrates promise for migraine pain relief
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2014.11.06]
Researchers are developing a novel prochlorperazine nasal spray formulation as a potential new treatment for migraines.

Almost 1 in 5 Americans Plagued by Constant Pain, Survey Suggests
Source: MedicineNet Acupuncture Specialty [2014.10.31]
Title: Almost 1 in 5 Americans Plagued by Constant Pain, Survey Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 10/30/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/31/2014 12:00:00 AM

Pelvic Pain
Source: MedicineNet Uterine Growths Specialty [2014.10.27]
Title: Pelvic Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/27/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/27/2014 12:00:00 AM

Post-Op Pain Management Improves in Past Decade, Survey Shows
Source: MedicineNet Appendectomy Specialty [2014.10.15]
Title: Post-Op Pain Management Improves in Past Decade, Survey Shows
Category: Health News
Created: 10/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Link discovered between depression and abnormal brain response to visceral pain in patients with IBS
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2014.10.06]
High rates of anxiety and depression amongst patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have led many researchers to believe there could be a causal relationship between psychological factors and...

Study finds acupuncture is 'not beneficial for knee pain'
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2014.10.01]
Neither needle nor laser acupuncture is superior to a placebo ('sham' acupuncture) for treating knee pain, according to a new study.

Acupuncture May Not Help Chronic Knee Pain, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Alternative Medicine Specialty [2014.10.01]
Title: Acupuncture May Not Help Chronic Knee Pain, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 9/30/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

Low Back Pain Pictures Slideshow: Good and Bad Exercises for Low Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Lumbar Puncture Specialty [2014.09.30]
Title: Low Back Pain Pictures Slideshow: Good and Bad Exercises for Low Back Pain
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/29/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/30/2014 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Pledges Millions to Study Ways to Ease Soldiers' Pain
Source: MedicineNet Alternative Medicine Specialty [2014.09.26]
Title: U.S. Pledges Millions to Study Ways to Ease Soldiers' Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 9/25/2014 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

IBS - why pain relief drugs don't work
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2014.08.21]
New research from the University of Adelaide is the first in the world to explain why people with irritable bowel syndrome - also known as IBS - may not get relief from pain medications.

Vaginal Pain
Source: MedicineNet Bacterial Vaginosis Specialty [2014.07.22]
Title: Vaginal Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 4/17/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

Testicular Pain (Pain in the Testicles)
Source: MedicineNet Blood In Urine Specialty [2014.07.15]
Title: Testicular Pain (Pain in the Testicles)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 4:28:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Shoulder Pain
Source: MedicineNet Bursitis Specialty [2014.07.15]
Title: Shoulder Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Toe Pain
Source: MedicineNet Bunions Specialty [2014.07.14]
Title: Toe Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 4/24/2012 7:56:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

Chest Pain
Source: MedicineNet Angina Specialty [2014.07.09]
Title: Chest Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/29/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Abdominal Pain: Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Source: MedicineNet Appendicitis Specialty [2014.07.01]
Title: Abdominal Pain: Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 10/28/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

Foot Pain
Source: MedicineNet Bunions Specialty [2014.06.27]
Title: Foot Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 5/13/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/27/2014 12:00:00 AM

Molecular mechanism may expain cystic fibrosis and diabetes link
Source: Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today [2014.06.04]
Many people with cystic fibrosis develop diabetes. The reasons for this have been largely unknown, but now researchers at Lund University in Sweden and Karolinska institutet have identified a...

Discovery of key genetic link between chronic pain conditions
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2014.05.22]
Researchers at King's College London have discovered a link between four common chronic pain syndromes (CPS), suggesting that some people may be genetically predisposed to suffer from conditions of...

Painful Gums
Source: MedicineNet Canker Sores Specialty [2014.05.05]
Title: Painful Gums
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 4/1/2010 5:34:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

Jaw Pain
Source: MedicineNet Otitis Externa Specialty [2014.04.22]
Title: Jaw Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 3/27/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

Chronic Pain
Source: MedicineNet Frozen Shoulder Specialty [2014.04.15]
Title: Chronic Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 5/14/2002 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Joint Pain
Source: MedicineNet Henoch-Schonlein Purpura Specialty [2014.04.02]
Title: Joint Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

Low back pain is number 1 cause of disability worldwide
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2014.03.25]
Low back pain is the number one cause of disability worldwide, say researchers who report their study findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2010 study.

Phantom limb pain: potential new treatment method for amputees
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2014.02.26]
A researcher has developed a new way to treat phantom limb pain, which involves using muscle signals from the amputee's stump. The method could also help treat paralyzed patients.

Pain Management
Source: MedicineNet Patellofemoral Syndrome Specialty [2014.01.08]
Title: Pain Management
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/7/2006 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/8/2014 12:00:00 AM

Pain Pictures Slideshow: Surprising Reasons You're in Pain
Source: MedicineNet Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Specialty [2013.11.06]
Title: Pain Pictures Slideshow: Surprising Reasons You're in Pain
Category: Slideshows
Created: 3/31/2010 3:18:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 11/6/2013 12:00:00 AM

Abdominal Pain (Causes, Remedies, Treatment)
Source: MedicineNet Chlamydia In Women Specialty [2013.09.30]
Title: Abdominal Pain (Causes, Remedies, Treatment)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/30/2013 12:00:00 AM

Pain Relief Options for Childbirth
Source: MedicineNet Episiotomy Specialty [2013.08.19]
Title: Pain Relief Options for Childbirth
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 8:10:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/19/2013 12:00:00 AM

Abdominal Pain Causes
Source: MedicineNet Gastroenteritis Specialty [2013.07.12]
Title: Abdominal Pain Causes
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 7/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

Abdominal Pain in Children Pictures Slideshow: A 'Tummy Ache,' or Something Serious?
Source: MedicineNet Gastroenteritis Specialty [2013.01.31]
Title: Abdominal Pain in Children Pictures Slideshow: A 'Tummy Ache,' or Something Serious?
Category: Slideshows
Created: 1/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/31/2013 12:00:00 AM

Abdominal Pain Pictures Slideshow: Causes, Symptoms and Diagnosis
Source: MedicineNet Hernia Specialty [2013.01.30]
Title: Abdominal Pain Pictures Slideshow: Causes, Symptoms and Diagnosis
Category: Slideshows
Created: 1/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/30/2013 12:00:00 AM

Gout Guidelines Arm Patients And Physicians With Tools To Fight Painful Disease
Source: Gout News From Medical News Today [2012.09.28]
Gout is one of the most common forms of inflammatory arthritis, affecting nearly 4% of adult Americans.

Burn Risk Seen with Topical Pain Relievers
Source: MedPage Today Product Alert [2012.09.13]
WASHINGTON -- The FDA warned Thursday of the risks of rare but serious chemical burns with certain over-the-counter topical pain relievers, including Bengay, Capzasin, Flexall, Icy Hot, and Mentholatum.

FDA OKs Opioid for Diabetic Pain
Source: MedPage Today Product Alert [2012.08.29]
WASHINGTON -- The FDA has approved the first opioid painkiller for neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, according to the drug maker.

Chronic Pain Pictures Slideshow: Causes, Solutions and Management
Source: MedicineNet Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Specialty [2012.04.26]
Title: Chronic Pain Pictures Slideshow: Causes, Solutions and Management
Category: Slideshows
Created: 4/26/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/26/2012 12:00:00 AM

Heel Pain
Source: MedicineNet Sever Condition Specialty [2012.03.01]
Title: Heel Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 3/27/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/1/2012 12:00:00 AM

Eye Pain
Source: MedicineNet Leptospirosis Specialty [2012.02.28]
Title: Eye Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 1/26/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/28/2012 12:00:00 AM

Helping Seniors With Pain: New GSA Resources
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2012.02.02]
The pain suffered by older adults is the shared focus of the two newest entries in The Gerontological Society of America's (GSA) From Publication to Practice* series.

Experimental Contacts May Ease Pain After Laser Eye Surgery
Source: MedicineNet LASIK Eye Surgery Specialty [2012.01.23]
Title: Experimental Contacts May Ease Pain After Laser Eye Surgery
Category: Health News
Created: 1/21/2012 11:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/23/2012 12:00:00 AM

Sunburn Pain Discovery Could Benefit Inflammation Conditions
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2011.07.07]
The discovery that a protein called CXCL5 is responsible for triggering the pain of sunburn may indicate it has a wider role in other inflammation-related conditions.

Shedding Light On Aromatase Inhibitor Joint Pain Syndrome
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2010.11.10]
Breast cancer patients are more likely to have joint pain from taking aromatase inhibitors (AIs) if they have advanced stage cancer, according to a study presented at the American College of...

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Source: MedicineNet Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Specialty [2007.03.01]
Title: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/4/2005 5:29:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

Causes and diagnosis of chest pain in young females
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Cardiology
Not all times is a chest pain necessarily originating from or caused by diseases of the heart - says Dr. Madia.

Acute abdominal pain - some clinical tips for diagnosis
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Gastroenterology
"Whether the presentation is conspicuous or dramatic, the diagnosis of AAP often proves elusive", says Dr. Mavru.

CBT, Hypnotherapy, Probiotics May Ease Kids' Tummyaches
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines [2015.02.20]
Several non-pharmacological treatments may be effective for children with functional abdominal pain disorders, according to a systematic review published February 9 in Pediatrics.
Reuters Health Information

A bodyguard for your ears
Source: Hearing / Deafness News From Medical News Today [2015.02.20]
Scientists discover novel pain sensors in inner ear that warn of dangerously loud noise Ear has its own pain system designed to protect it from noise that causes hearing loss Ears...

Cannabis: World-renowned researchers discuss a new frontier in therapeutics
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2015.02.18]
While debate about recreational marijuana use continues, researchers are investigating the effectiveness of cannabis for treating pain, spasticity, and a host of other medical problems.

SLU scientist finds higher opioid doses associated with increase in depression
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.02.18]
Scherrer hopes further studies will lead to improved pain managementPatients who increased doses of opioid medicines to manage chronic pain were more likely to experience an increase in...

Study: Door-to-door campaign linked hepatitis C patients to care
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2015.02.18]
Effort overcame the many hurdles to specialized treatment for Philadelphia's medically underservedDo One Thing, a door-to-door campaing in Philadelphia has encouraged residents to get tested...

Young Girl With Blurry Vision in One Eye and Continued Fever
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines [2015.02.17]
After more than a week of experiencing fever and pain, an 11-year-old girl develops blurriness in one eye. The family history doesn't seem to suggest an answer. Do you have one?
Medscape Ophthalmology

Depression: a barrier to communication in couples?
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2015.02.13]
A massive 6.7% of the US population are affected by depressive disorders. As well as pessimism, irritability, pain and exhaustion, depression is also proven to affect communication and ability to...

Coral snake venom reveals a unique route to lethality
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2015.02.11]
Venom's toxins will be a powerful tool for studying epilepsy, schizophrenia and chronic painFast Facts: The reason for the lethality of venom from the rare, reclusive Costa Rican coral...

Researchers find gene that confirms existence of psoriatic arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.02.09]
PsA is a common form of inflammatory form of arthritis causing pain and stiffness in joints and tendons that can lead to joint damage.

Seeing the knee in a new light: Fluorescent probe tracks osteoarthritis development
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.02.06]
Study findings may lead to improved method to detect early to moderate osteoarthritisA fluorescent probe may make it easier to diagnose and monitor osteoarthritis, a painful joint disease...

Shared symptoms of Chikungunya virus, rheumatoid arthritis may cloud diagnosis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.02.02]
A mosquito-borne virus that has spread to the Caribbean and Central and South America and has caused isolated infections in Florida often causes joint pain and swelling similar to that seen in...

Survey suggests shortcomings in end-of-life care
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2015.02.02]
A survey of dying patients and their proxies suggests that pain and other alarming symptoms in the last year of life have increased from 1998 to 2010.

Make the Diagnosis: Leg Flare-up
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2015.01.29]
(MedPage Today) -- Case Study: A 34-year-old male school teacher presents with slightly tender lesions on his legs and associated joint pain in the knees and ankles. He has been experiencing low grade fevers for a few days. The eruption has been going on for 1 week and is slowly worsening. Review of systems is notable for a sore throat; he denies night sweats, cough, chills, unintentional weight loss, or gastrointestinal complaints. He has no recent travel and takes no medications, herbs, supplements, or illicit substances. Exam reveals slightly tender nodules on the anterior lower legs.

Morphine after tonsillectomy 'potentially life-threatening' for children
Source: Ear, Nose and Throat News From Medical News Today [2015.01.27]
Study halted after researchers find that the use of morphine to relief pain in children after tonsillectomy surgery led to dangerous respiratory problems.

Nocturnal leg cramps more common in summer
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.01.27]
Painful nocturnal leg cramps are about twice as common during summer than in winter, found a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Dislocating a hip after total hip replacement can be a traumatic experience
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2015.01.26]
Osteoarthritis of the hip is a degenerative joint disease that, besides being painful, also has a negative impact on mobility.

Early knee arthritis symptoms first felt when using stairs
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.01.20]
People who suffer from knee pain when using the stairs may be experiencing the early symptoms of osteoarthritis, according to a new study by University of Leeds experts.

Newron announces results of Phase I study of NW-3509, Phase II study in schizophrenia patients planned for Q2 2015
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2015.01.16]
Newron Pharmaceuticals S.p.A., a research and development company focused on novel CNS and pain therapies, has announced the completion of the first in man US Phase I study of its novel sodium...

Make the Diagnosis: Ear Lesions
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2015.01.13]
(MedPage Today) -- A 31-year-old woman patient presents for evaluation of a somewhat pruritic eruption on her ears, with scattered lesions on her cheeks and a few patches on her scalp. She notes some associated hair loss with the scalp lesions. She reports no new medications, and is feeling well overall. She denies oral lesions, joint pain, fevers, cough, chest pain, or other systemic symptoms. On exam, the patient has involvement of the ears as shown, with similar lesions on the scalp and a few scattered lesions on the cheeks as well. What is your Diagnosis?

News from Annals of Internal Medicine for Jan. 6, 2015
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.01.07]
1. Several common treatments for knee osteoarthritis effective for painA variety of oral and injectable treatments for knee osteoarthritis (OA) are more effective than placebo, but head-to-head...

Trends down for teen prescription opioid abuse, cigarette, and alcohol use
Source: ADHD News From Medical News Today [2014.12.22]
Use of cigarettes, alcohol, and abuse of prescription pain relievers among teens has declined since 2013 while marijuana use rates were stable, according to the 2014 Monitoring the Future (MTF)...

How to exercise pamphlet developed for people with multiple sclerosis
Source: Multiple Sclerosis News From Medical News Today [2014.12.16]
Fatigue and pain, along with other symptoms, prevent many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) from exercising.

Preliminary results further confirms the effectiveness of electroCore's non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation treatment for headache
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2014.10.27]
Preliminary results of an open-label trial carried in the journal of Headache and Pain reported that a single treatment with electroCore's hand held non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation (nVNS)...

Effects of gout reduced after drinking Montmorency cherry concentrate
Source: Gout News From Medical News Today [2014.09.29]
Drinking Montmorency concentrate significantly helps to reduce the effects of the painful condition gout, according to new research.

Children with IBS have higher prevalence of celiac disease
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2014.04.22]
Researchers have found that, compared with other types of abdominal pain, IBS in children is linked with a much higher prevalence of celiac disease, a heritable condition.

Elafin decreases the enzymatic reaction that increases the toxicity of peptides derived from gluten
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2014.04.03]
Researchers at McMaster University have discovered a key molecule that could lead to new therapies for people with celiac disease, an often painful and currently untreatable autoimmune disorder.

Gout isn't always easy to prove: Study finds CT scans help catch cases traditional test misses
Source: Gout News From Medical News Today [2014.03.28]
Gout is on the rise among U.S. men and women, and this piercingly painful and most common form of inflammatory arthritis is turning out to be more complicated than had been thought.

In Gout Flare-Ups, The Big Toe Isn't The Biggest Culprit - Other Joints Tied To Higher Risk
Source: Gout News From Medical News Today [2013.06.13]
The painful rheumatic condition gout is often associated with the big toe, but it turns out that patients at highest risk of further flare-ups are those whose gout first involved other joints, such...

Cardiac Medication May Help Reduce Stiffness Caused By Nondystrophic Myotonias
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2012.10.04]
Preliminary research finds that for patients with nondystrophic myotonias (NDMs), rare diseases that affect the skeletal muscle and cause functionally limiting stiffness and pain, use of the...

Higher Levels Of Psychosomatic Symptoms Reported By Physically Abused Children
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2012.02.13]
Children who display multiple psychosomatic symptoms, such as regular aches and pains and sleep and appetite problems, are more than twice as likely to be experiencing physical abuse at home than...

Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for osteoporosis related fracture
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Orthopedics
A review of how vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty are being used to treat the pain associated with vertebral compression fractures.

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