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Ultrasound First, Not CT, for Women's Pelvic Pain
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines [2015.04.22]
Research backs ultrasound for its lack of radiation, lower cost, and reliable results, but CT is often the go-to choice.
Medscape Medical News

Caterpillar fungus could hold the key to relieving the pain of osteoarthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.04.22]
A drug from a parasitic mushroom that lives on caterpillars could become an effective new painkiller for people with osteoarthritis within the next six years, according to UK researchers.

World-first MRI study shows babies experience pain 'like adults'
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.04.21]
Researchers have discovered that babies feel pain in much the same way as adults, leading to experts recommending a review of neonatal pain management practice.

'Tamper-Proof' Narcotic Painkiller May Be Curbing Abuse: Study
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2015.04.21]
Title: 'Tamper-Proof' Narcotic Painkiller May Be Curbing Abuse: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Neuropathic Ocular Pain as a Feature of Dry Eye
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines [2015.04.20]
Gain a better understanding of neuropathic ocular pain associated with dry eye, and how these findings could have implications for the diagnosis and treatment of dry eye symptoms.
Eye

A3 adenosine receptor can activate 'off signals' for pain
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.04.20]
In a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, Saint Louis University scientists led by professor of pharmacological and physiological sciences Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D.

Study: Daily exercise and education reduces episodes of low back pain in children
Source: Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy News From Medical News Today [2015.04.20]
A study in Physical Therapy (PTJ), the monthly scientific journal of the American Physical Therapy Association found that a program of regular exercise and education appears to reduce low back pain...

Study: Early physical therapy for low back pain reduces costs, resources
Source: Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy News From Medical News Today [2015.04.20]
A study in the scientific journal BMC Health Services Research shows that early and guideline adherent physical therapy following an initial episode of acute, nonspecific low back pain (LBP)...

RLQ Abdominal Pain in 2-Year-Old: Worse Than a Tummy Ache
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2015.04.19]
(MedPage Today) -- Does your pediatric center perform CT with IV-only contrast for evaluation of appendicitis?

Penn Medicine pain management study reveals patient confusion about opioid addiction
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2015.04.16]
Findings illustrate need for improved communication of opioid risks and pain management in emergency departmentsEmergency department patients have misperceptions about opioid dependence and want...

Cellular signals for pain fine tune neurons' sensitivity to opiods
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2015.04.16]
At the cellular level, pain and pain relief are caused by two different signaling pathways.

New data announced on health economic benefits of EXPAREL for postsurgical pain control following total knee replacement surgery
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2015.04.14]
Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc. has announced results of new data from the University of Illinois College of Medicine analyzing the impact of EXPAREL® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension)...

Your pain reliever may also be diminishing your joy: Acetaminophen (paracetamol) reduces both pain and pleasure, study finds
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.04.14]
Researchers studying the commonly used pain reliever acetaminophen found it has a previously unknown side effect: It blunts positive emotions.

Early physical therapy for low back pain reduces costs, resources
Source: Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy News From Medical News Today [2015.04.14]
A study in the scientific journal BMC Health Services Research shows that early and guideline adherent physical therapy following an initial episode of acute, nonspecific low back pain (LBP) resulted...

Neuropathic Pain
Source: MedicineNet Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Specialty [2015.04.13]
Title: Neuropathic Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/4/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study
Source: MedicineNet codeine Specialty [2015.04.13]
Title: Narcotic Painkillers in Pregnancy Common, Harmful to Baby: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

MOVANTIK (naloxegol) tablets for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation in adult patients with chronic non-cancer pain launched in the US
Source: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology News From Medical News Today [2015.04.10]
AstraZeneca has announced that MOVANTIK (naloxegol) has launched in the United States.

Combining morphine and nortriptyline relieves chronic neuropathic pain better than using either drug alone
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.04.10]
Combining nortriptyline and morphine provides better pain relief than using either drug alone, according to a new study led by Queen's researcher Ian GilronThe combination of two well-known drugs...

Enhancing mechanism of capsaicin-evoked pain sensation
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.04.09]
Calcium influx through TRPV1 causes anoctamin 1 activationDrs. Takayama and Tominaga in National Institute for Physiological Sciences (NIPS) (Okazaki Institute for Integrative Bioscience)...

Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Certain Lower Back Pain, Study Says
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2015.04.08]
Title: Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Certain Lower Back Pain, Study Says
Category: Health News
Created: 4/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

Student helps to discover new pain relief delivery method
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.04.07]
A Chemistry undergraduate at the University of York has helped to develop a new drug release gel, which may help avoid some of the side effects of painkillers such as ibuprofen and naproxen.

Predicting chronic pain in whiplash injuries
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2015.04.06]
Scientists identify who will develop chronic pain 1 to 2 weeks after whiplash injury Large amount of fat in neck muscles predicts chronic pain, disability and PTSD Will enable earlier...

Oral pain specialists treat complex health issues, according to new survey
Source: Dentistry News From Medical News Today [2015.04.06]
Andres Pinto, an orofacial pain and oral medicine specialist at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, often feels like the doctor in the television series House, who solves...

'Gold standard' for pain relief after shoulder surgery may not be 24 karat
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.04.04]
Single-shot nerve block provided pain relief for significantly shorter than 24 hoursAround 10,000 patients undergo shoulder surgery in Ontario every year and most go home the same day.

UF study finds vitamin D can affect pain, movement in obese osteoarthritis patients
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.04.03]
Got milk? If you are overweight and have osteoarthritis, you may want to bone up on your dairy products that have vitamin D.

Acetaminophen 'does not work for lower back pain or osteoarthritis'
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.04.01]
Acetaminophen is ineffective for spinal pain in the lower back and has little value for hip or knee osteoarthritis, concludes a review of studies testing its safety and efficacy.

Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2015.04.01]
Title: Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis
Category: Health News
Created: 3/31/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

One-Quarter of Narcotic Painkillers Misused, Study Shows
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2015.04.01]
Title: One-Quarter of Narcotic Painkillers Misused, Study Shows
Category: Health News
Created: 4/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Is painful knee and hand osteoarthritis in women associated with excess mortality?
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.03.30]
Study compares mortality rates of women with painful knee and hand osteoarthritis with the mortality of unaffected women from the same community; demonstrates higher risk of early death in the group...

Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death
Source: MedicineNet Osteoarthritis Specialty [2015.03.30]
Title: Painful Knee Arthritis May Be Linked to Premature Death
Category: Health News
Created: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Study: Hip replacement an excellent option to relieve pain in juvenile arthritis patients
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.03.26]
Implant lasts at least 10 years in 85 percent of patientsHip replacement is often performed in patients with juvenile arthritis when their joints have been severely damaged by the disease.

Diabetes, previous joint pain and overall physical health predicts arthritis pain
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.03.26]
Diabetes and previous joint pain, along with a patient's overall physical health status, may predict arthritis pain with nearly 100 percent accuracy, in new research presented at the 2015 Annual...

Spinal surgery diminishes low back pain, improves sexual function
Source: Sexual Health / STDs News From Medical News Today [2015.03.26]
Chronic low back pain can limit everyday activities, including sex. New research presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), found that 70 percent of...

Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2015.03.26]
Title: Obesity, Smoking, Drinking, Depression: All Linked to Low Back Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 3/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Knee Pain
Source: MedicineNet Ankle Pain and Tendinitis Specialty [2015.03.25]
Title: Knee Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Neck Pain (Cervicalgia)
Source: MedicineNet Ankylosing Spondylitis Specialty [2015.03.25]
Title: Neck Pain (Cervicalgia)
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Some Parkinson's Pain for Years
Source: MedicineNet Tremor Specialty [2015.03.24]
Title: Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Some Parkinson's Pain for Years
Category: Health News
Created: 3/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Certain Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk for Some
Source: MedicineNet Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Intestinal Problems Specialty [2015.03.18]
Title: Certain Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk for Some
Category: Health News
Created: 3/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Early Scans for Back Pain May Do Little to Help Seniors
Source: MedicineNet Low Back Pain Specialty [2015.03.18]
Title: Early Scans for Back Pain May Do Little to Help Seniors
Category: Health News
Created: 3/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Distinct brain mechanisms related to dental pain relief
Source: Dentistry News From Medical News Today [2015.03.17]
At the 93rd General Session and Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, researcher Michael L.

Buttock Pain
Source: MedicineNet Degenerative Disc Specialty [2015.03.16]
Title: Buttock Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 12/26/2006 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

CT Scans Might Spot Heart Risks More Clearly in Patients With Chest Pain
Source: MedicineNet Coronary Angiogram Specialty [2015.03.16]
Title: CT Scans Might Spot Heart Risks More Clearly in Patients With Chest Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 3/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

PET/MR can effectively diagnose cause of unclear foot pain
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.03.12]
A single scan could diagnose the cause of foot pain better and with less radiation exposure to the patient than other methods, according to a study in the March 2015 issue of The Journal of Nuclear...

British Scientists Spot Brain's Pain Center
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2015.03.10]
Title: British Scientists Spot Brain's Pain Center
Category: Health News
Created: 3/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Jaw Pain
Source: MedicineNet Bruises Specialty [2015.03.09]
Title: Jaw Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 3/27/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Vaginal Pain
Source: MedicineNet estradiol Specialty [2015.03.09]
Title: Vaginal Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

Painkiller-Addicted Babies a Growing U.S. Concern, Especially in Fla.
Source: MedicineNet Birth Defects Specialty [2015.03.06]
Title: Painkiller-Addicted Babies a Growing U.S. Concern, Especially in Fla.
Category: Health News
Created: 3/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hip Pain
Source: MedicineNet Cellulitis Specialty [2015.03.06]
Title: Hip Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/22/2010 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Pain Pictures Slideshow: Surprising Reasons You're in Pain
Source: MedicineNet Low Back Pain Specialty [2015.03.06]
Title: Pain Pictures Slideshow: Surprising Reasons You're in Pain
Category: Slideshows
Created: 3/31/2010 3:18:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Minimally invasive migraine treatment 'reduced painkiller use in 88% of patients'
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2015.03.02]
A retrospective analysis of 112 patients with migraines or cluster headaches found that the new intranasal sphenopalatine ganglion blocks treatment improved symptoms by 36%.

Leg Pain
Source: MedicineNet Ankle Pain and Tendinitis Specialty [2015.03.02]
Title: Leg Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 12/3/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Belief in Acupuncture Key to Effect on Back Pain, Study Suggests
Source: MedicineNet Low Back Pain Specialty [2015.03.02]
Title: Belief in Acupuncture Key to Effect on Back Pain, Study Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: Study
Source: MedicineNet celecoxib Specialty [2015.02.25]
Title: Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 2/24/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Neck pain can be changed through altered visual feedback
Source: Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy News From Medical News Today [2015.02.23]
Using virtual reality to misrepresent how far the neck is turned can actually change pain experiences in individuals who suffer from chronic neck pain, according to research published in...

Headaches Quiz: Test Your Headache Pain IQ
Source: MedicineNet codeine Specialty [2015.02.23]
Title: Headaches Quiz: Test Your Headache Pain IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 9/28/2010 11:09:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/23/2015 12:22:07 PM

Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Source: MedicineNet Claudication 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

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.

Madigan Army Medical Center receives $1M to study alternative pain therapies
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine 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.

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 Gallstones 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

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

Elbow Pain
Source: MedicineNet Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Ulcers 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

Lower Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Blood In Semen 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 hydrocodone/acetaminophen 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

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

Abdominal Pain
Source: MedicineNet Appendicitis 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

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

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

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 Muscle Cramps 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

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 (Acute and Chronic)
Source: MedicineNet hydrocodone and ibuprofen 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

Back Pain Quiz: Test Your Back Pain IQ
Source: MedicineNet Scoliosis 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

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.

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

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

Ankle Pain
Source: MedicineNet Heel Spurs Specialty [2014.09.23]
Title: Ankle Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/23/2014 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.

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 Corns 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 Tylenol Liver Damage 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 Shin Splints 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

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...

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

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.

Nerve Pain Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Options
Source: MedicineNet Guillain-Barre Syndrome Specialty [2014.01.29]
Title: Nerve Pain Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Options
Category: Slideshows
Created: 2/9/2010 11:47:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

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

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.

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

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.

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.

New Optical Device to Diagnose Basal Cell Carcinoma
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2015.04.24]
A new optical technology could allow for noninvasive, painless, and rapid diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma in the clinic.
Medscape Medical News

CDC Warns of HIV, HCV Outbreaks Among Injection Drug Users
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines [2015.04.24]
Once again, the agency urged clinicians to talk to patients about all pain-management options, and not just prescription analgesics, which can be dissolved and injected illicitly.
Medscape Medical News

Extended-Release Dexamethasone Promising for Cataracts
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines [2015.04.24]
A dexamethasone-eluting hydrogel punctum plug can reduce the pain and inflammation related to cataract surgery, a new study shows.
Medscape Medical News

Check Out Asymptomatic TMJ in Arthritic Kids (CME/CE)
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2015.04.24]
(MedPage Today) -- Most common symptoms were pain on function, TMJ sounds, pain at rest.

Drop in abuse and overdose after opioids were made crush-resistant
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2015.04.21]
A new study reports a substantial drop in prescription opioid overdoses following the decision to make the high-dose opioid painkiller OxyContin crush-resistant.

Applied physics helps decipher the causes of sudden death
Source: Cardiovascular / Cardiology News From Medical News Today [2015.04.21]
Sudden cardiac death accounts for approximately 10% of natural deaths, most of which are due to ventricular fibrillation. Each year it causes 300,000 deaths in the United States and 20,000 in Spain.

Research shows greater function after stroke when blood clots removed from brain blood vessels
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2015.04.21]
A technique that removes blood clots from large brain blood vessels reduced disability after stroke in a trial conducted in Catalonia, Spain, and co-led by an expert from the University of...

Let Patients Know Flurbiprofen Cream May Be Deadly for Pets
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Headlines [2015.04.20]
Patients should be aware that pets can become sick or die after inadvertent exposure to topical pain medications containing the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug flurbiprofen, the FDA warns.
News Alerts

Patient's own fat cells transplanted to treat osteoarthritis may be effective
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.04.20]
Osteoarthritis (OA), a debilitating and painful degenerative disease, strikes an estimated 14 percent of adults 25 years of age and older, a third of adults age 65 and older in the U.S. alone.

Increasing evidence points to inflammation as source of nervous system manifestations of lyme disease
Source: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses News From Medical News Today [2015.04.17]
About 15% of patients with Lyme disease develop peripheral and central nervous system involvement, often accompanied by debilitating and painful symptoms.

Enzyme in cosmetic products can act as allergen via the skin
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2015.04.13]
Papain is an important industrial protein-degrading enzyme that is used, for example, in the food and cosmetic industries.

Plotting the elimination of dengue
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2015.04.12]
Dengue is a viral infection spread between humans by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Dengue causes flu-like symptoms, including intense headaches and joint pains.

New tool to diagnose Ebola uncovers some surprises
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2015.04.08]
Abdominal pain, fever and unexplained bleeding - which are commonly believed to indicate infection with the Ebola virus -- are not significantly predictive of the disease, according to the results of...

Many nursing home residents die, don't walk after lower extremity revascularization
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2015.04.08]
Many nursing home residents who underwent lower extremity revascularization died, did not walk or had functional decline following the procedure, which is commonly used to treat leg pain caused by...

Common cholesterol drug stimulates the same receptors as marijuana
Source: Cholesterol News From Medical News Today [2015.04.07]
New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that fenofibrate activates cannabinoid receptors and may become a viable treatment option for relieving pain, stimulating appetite, reducing nausea and...

The Mediterranean diet is not only healthier, it also pollutes less
Source: Water - Air Quality / Agriculture News From Medical News Today [2015.03.30]
The health benefits of the Mediterranean diet are well-known. As well as being healthier, a recent article concludes that the menu traditionally eaten in Spain leaves less of a carbon footprint...

Study: Erectile dysfunction drug relieves nerve damage in diabetic mice
Source: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation News From Medical News Today [2015.03.19]
New animal studies at Henry Ford Hospital found that sildenafil, a drug commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction, may be effective in relieving painful and potentially life-threatening nerve...

Scans for clinic patients may cut heart attack risk, study finds
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.03.17]
Routine heart scans for patients referred to cardiac clinics with chest pain could reduce heart attack rates, research suggests.

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...

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...

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.

Trends down for teen prescription opioid abuse, cigarette, and alcohol use
Source: ADHD / ADD 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)...

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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