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Weight-loss drug shows potential to treat opioid abuse
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2017.03.27]
A new study shows the prescription weight-loss drug lorcaserin has potential to treat opioid abuse - it reduced oxycodone seeking and craving in rats.

New Bill to Put 7-Day Limit on Pain Med Prescriptions
Source: Medscape Anesthesiology Headlines [2017.04.19]
Following similar action by several states, two US senators have introduced bipartisan legislation that would limit initial opioid prescription for acute pain to 7 days.
Medscape Medical News

Structural Pathology Not Related to Knee Pain and Function
Source: Medscape Anesthesiology Headlines [2017.04.19]
A new study found that structural knee pathologies were not associated with patient-reported symptoms among those undergoing arthroscopic meniscal surgery.
British Journal of Sports Medicine

Study paints somber picture of US mental health status and access to care
Source: Psychology / Psychiatry News From Medical News Today [2017.04.19]
More Americans than ever before suffer from serious psychological distress, and the country's ability to meet the growing demand for mental health services is rapidly eroding.

CardioBrief: Single Blood Test May Rapidly Rule Out MI in Chest Pain for Some Patients
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine [2017.04.17]
(MedPage Today) -- New high-sensitivity troponin tests may ease perpetual ED dilemma

Spinal manipulation treatment for low back pain associated with modest improvement in pain, function
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2017.04.14]
Among patients with acute low back pain, spinal manipulation therapy was associated with modest improvements in pain and function at up to 6 weeks, with temporary minor musculoskeletal harms...

Healing Hands: Massage May Ease Chronic Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2017.04.14]
Title: Healing Hands: Massage May Ease Chronic Back Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 4/14/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Tracing Origins of Opioid Abuse: Pain Medicine News Report
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2017.04.12]
(MedPage Today) -- Also, link between failed back surgery and fibromyalgia

Chiropractors Not Magicians When It Comes to Chronic Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2017.04.12]
Title: Chiropractors Not Magicians When It Comes to Chronic Back Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: When to Worry About Neck Pain
Source: MedicineNet Neck Pain Specialty [2017.04.12]
Title: Health Tip: When to Worry About Neck Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Heel Pain
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2017.04.07]
Title: Heel Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 3/27/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Method may help myeloma patients avoid painful biopsies
Source: Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma News From Medical News Today [2017.04.06]
Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells, which are white blood cells produced in bone marrow that churn out antibodies to help fight infection.

New tool uses behavioral cues to assess pain in ICU patients who can't communicate
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2017.04.05]
A new Behavior Pain Assessment Tool (BPAT) provides a simple way to evaluate pain in critically ill patients -including those who aren't able to communicate their pain verbally, reports a study in...

Discovery of 'mini-brains' could change understanding of pain medication
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2017.04.05]
The human body's peripheral nervous system could be capable of interpreting its environment and modulating pain, neuroscientists have established, after successfully studying how rodents reacted to...

Fibromyalgia Treatments and Tips to Ease Pain and Other Symptoms
Source: MedicineNet Muscle Cramps Specialty [2017.04.05]
Title: Fibromyalgia Treatments and Tips to Ease Pain and Other Symptoms
Category: Slideshows
Created: 3/21/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Painkiller Maker Settles With U.S. Government
Source: MedicineNet oxycodone Specialty [2017.04.04]
Title: Painkiller Maker Settles With U.S. Government
Category: Health News
Created: 4/4/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mammograms: What to expect and how to minimize pain
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.02]
Mammograms are an invaluable tool for early detection of breast cancer. In this article, we look at how to prepare and reduce discomfort.

Scientists discover new category of analgesic drugs that may treat neuropathic pain
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2017.03.31]
New research published online in The FASEB Journal suggests that a novel therapeutic target called LPCAT2 may prove effective against pain that is not receptive to the current treatments.

Virtual reality therapy helps decrease pain in hospitalized patients
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2017.03.31]
Virtual reality therapy is effective in significantly reducing pain for hospitalized patients, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study.

What Drugs Work Best for Diabetic Nerve Pain?
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2017.03.27]
Title: What Drugs Work Best for Diabetic Nerve Pain?
Category: Health News
Created: 3/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Elbow Pain
Source: MedicineNet Ankle Pain and Tendinitis Specialty [2017.03.24]
Title: Elbow Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Breast Pain
Source: MedicineNet Breastfeeding Specialty [2017.03.24]
Title: Breast Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 4/16/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lower Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Specialty [2017.03.23]
Title: Lower Back Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Knee Pain
Source: MedicineNet Ankle Pain and Tendinitis Specialty [2017.03.23]
Title: Knee Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Chest Pain
Source: MedicineNet Aortic Stenosis Specialty [2017.03.23]
Title: Chest Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Drug No Better Than Placebo for Lower Back, Leg Pain
Source: MedicineNet Sciatica Specialty [2017.03.23]
Title: Drug No Better Than Placebo for Lower Back, Leg Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

A single glucocorticoid injection provides only short-term relief from chronic low back pain
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2017.03.22]
A single intradiscal glucocorticoid injection reduces low back pain associated with active discopathy at 1 month for patients in which first-line conservative treatments had failed.

Neck Pain (Cervicalgia)
Source: MedicineNet Ankylosing Spondylitis Specialty [2017.03.22]
Title: Neck Pain (Cervicalgia)
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Tattoo Artists Risk Serious Pain in the Neck
Source: MedicineNet Neck Pain Specialty [2017.03.22]
Title: Tattoo Artists Risk Serious Pain in the Neck
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hip Pain
Source: MedicineNet Aseptic Necrosis Specialty [2017.03.21]
Title: Hip Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/22/2010 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Steroid Shots Offer No Long-Term Relief for Low-Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2017.03.21]
Title: Steroid Shots Offer No Long-Term Relief for Low-Back Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 3/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Electroacupuncture releases stem cells to relieve pain, promote tissue repair, study finds
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2017.03.20]
A study led by Indiana University School of Medicine researchers demonstrates how electroacupuncture triggers a neurological mechanism that can help promote tissue repair and relieve injury-induced...

Shingles Vaccine Cuts Chronic Pain, Hospitalizations
Source: MedicineNet Chickenpox (Varicella) Specialty [2017.03.17]
Title: Shingles Vaccine Cuts Chronic Pain, Hospitalizations
Category: Health News
Created: 3/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

What Causes Gallbladder Pain?
Source: MedicineNet Microsporidiosis Specialty [2017.03.17]
Title: What Causes Gallbladder Pain?
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 7/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

11 Exercises for Lower Back Pain Relief
Source: MedicineNet Low Back Pain Specialty [2017.03.15]
Title: 11 Exercises for Lower Back Pain Relief
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/29/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lung cancer and shoulder pain: What's the connection?
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2017.03.14]
Learn how lung cancer may cause shoulder pain and other lung cancer symptoms. What are the common causes and treatments of shoulder pain?

Mediterranean Diet May Ease Chronic Pain of Obesity
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2017.03.13]
Title: Mediterranean Diet May Ease Chronic Pain of Obesity
Category: Health News
Created: 3/10/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Use of opioid pain medications may affect liver transplant patients' survival
Source: Liver Disease / Hepatitis News From Medical News Today [2017.03.09]
An analysis of nearly 30,000 patients undergoing liver transplantation in the United States between 2008 and 2014 found elevated death and organ loss rates in the first 5 years after...

Foot Pain
Source: MedicineNet Ankle Pain and Tendinitis Specialty [2017.03.09]
Title: Foot Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 1/3/2007 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Brain differences between men and women affect response to pain relief
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2017.03.06]
More active microglia immune cells in pain-processing regions of female brains may explain why they need higher morphine doses than males, study suggests.

Bunion: A Pain in the Bunion
Source: MedicineNet Bunions Specialty [2017.03.06]
Title: Bunion: A Pain in the Bunion
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 4/6/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Wrist Pain
Source: MedicineNet Burns Specialty [2017.03.06]
Title: Wrist Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 4/17/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Shared reading could help to ease chronic pain
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2017.03.05]
Researchers suggest that shared reading - an interactive experience involving small groups of people reading aloud - might help to alleviate chronic pain.

Abdominal Pain
Source: MedicineNet Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Specialty [2017.03.02]
Title: Abdominal Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/10/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Ankle Pain
Source: MedicineNet Ankle Pain and Tendinitis Specialty [2017.03.02]
Title: Ankle Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 6/22/2010 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hand Pain
Source: MedicineNet Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Specialty [2017.03.02]
Title: Hand Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 5/16/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Muscle Pain (Myalgia)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Specialty [2017.03.02]
Title: Muscle Pain (Myalgia)
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/27/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Finger Pain
Source: MedicineNet Corns Specialty [2017.03.02]
Title: Finger Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 5/16/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Vaginal Pain
Source: MedicineNet Genital Warts In Women Specialty [2017.03.02]
Title: Vaginal Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Common causes of eye pain explained
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2017.03.01]
In this article, learn about common causes of eye pain, such as corneal disorders, glaucoma, uveitis, and endophthalmitis. Also learn about eye care tips.

Fibromyalgia tender points: Locations and pain management
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2017.02.28]
What is fibromyalgia and what are fibromyalgia tender points? Learn about the condition's additional signs and symptoms, complications, and treatments.

Can staying active help to prevent chronic pain? Physical activity affects pain modulation in older adults
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2017.02.28]
Older adults with higher levels of physical activity have pain modulation patterns that might help lower their risk of developing chronic pain, reports a study in PAIN®, the official...

Valium May Be Useless for Acute Lower Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Low Back Pain Specialty [2017.02.28]
Title: Valium May Be Useless for Acute Lower Back Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 2/27/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Abdominal Pain (Causes, Remedies, Treatment)
Source: MedicineNet Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Specialty [2017.02.27]
Title: Abdominal Pain (Causes, Remedies, Treatment)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Eye Pain
Source: MedicineNet Eye Care Specialty [2017.02.22]
Title: Eye Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 1/26/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Chest pain: New tool helps doctors decide when tests are needed
Source: Primary Care / General Practice News From Medical News Today [2017.02.17]
A two year follow-up on a study involving more than 10,000 people with stable chest pain finds that an online tool can accurately predict which patients are likely to have normal non-invasive tests...

New clinical guideline issued for treating low back pain
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2017.02.14]
The American College of Physicians have just issued their clinical practice guideline for the noninvasive treatment of nonradicular low back pain.

Try Drug-Free Options First for Low Back Pain, New Guidelines Say
Source: MedicineNet tramadol Specialty [2017.02.14]
Title: Try Drug-Free Options First for Low Back Pain, New Guidelines Say
Category: Health News
Created: 2/13/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Keep Neck Pain in Check
Source: MedicineNet Neck Pain Specialty [2017.02.13]
Title: Health Tip: Keep Neck Pain in Check
Category: Health News
Created: 2/13/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Chronic Pain Syndrome: Treatment and Management for CPS
Source: MedicineNet Rotator Cuff Specialty [2017.02.07]
Title: Chronic Pain Syndrome: Treatment and Management for CPS
Category: Slideshows
Created: 4/26/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Common Painkillers Don't Ease Back Pain, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Cox-2 Inhibitors Specialty [2017.02.03]
Title: Common Painkillers Don't Ease Back Pain, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 2/2/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Acupuncture boosts effectiveness of standard medical care for chronic pain and depression
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2017.01.31]
Health specialists at the University of York have found than acupuncture treatment can boost the effectiveness of standard medical care, lessening the severity of chronic pain and depression.

Arm Pain
Source: MedicineNet Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Specialty [2017.01.23]
Title: Arm Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 4/8/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Joint Pain
Source: MedicineNet Aseptic Necrosis Specialty [2017.01.20]
Title: Joint Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Jaw Pain
Source: MedicineNet Bruises Specialty [2017.01.20]
Title: Jaw Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 3/27/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Leg Pain
Source: MedicineNet Cuts, Scrapes and Puncture Wounds Specialty [2017.01.19]
Title: Leg Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 12/3/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

The weather's not to blame for your aches and pains
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2017.01.12]
New research from The George Institute for Global Health has revealed the weather plays no part in the symptoms associated with either back pain or osteoarthritis.

How Spain achieved a remarkably high rate of deceased organ donation
Source: Transplants / Organ Donations News From Medical News Today [2017.01.11]
Spain is leading the world in deceased organ donation. A new article published in the American Journal of Transplantation contains important information that can help other countries learn from the...

How to Relieve Sinus Pressure and Pain Naturally
Source: MedicineNet Eustachian Tube Problems Specialty [2017.01.11]
Title: How to Relieve Sinus Pressure and Pain Naturally
Category: Slideshows
Created: 12/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Prolonged use of some painkillers tied to hearing loss in women
Source: Hearing / Deafness News From Medical News Today [2016.12.15]
A study of over 55,000 women finds longer use of NSAIDs and acetaminophen - but not aspirin - is tied to slightly higher risk of hearing loss in women.

Veterans endure higher pain severity than nonveterans
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2016.12.14]
American veterans experience higher prevalence of pain and more severe pain than nonveterans, with young and middle-aged veterans suffering the most, according to a new analysis of the National...

Testicular Pain (Pain in the Testicles)
Source: MedicineNet Blood In Semen Specialty [2016.12.14]
Title: Testicular Pain (Pain in the Testicles)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

What You Need to Know When Prescribed an Opioid Painkiller
Source: MedicineNet codeine Specialty [2016.12.13]
Title: What You Need to Know When Prescribed an Opioid Painkiller
Category: Health News
Created: 12/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Shingles Pain
Source: MedicineNet Chickenpox (Varicella) Specialty [2016.12.12]
Title: Shingles Pain
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 5/9/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Painful Gums
Source: MedicineNet Canker Sores Specialty [2016.12.09]
Title: Painful Gums
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 4/1/2010 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Drug Might Reduce Sickle Cell Pain Crises
Source: MedicineNet Sickle Cell Specialty [2016.12.05]
Title: New Drug Might Reduce Sickle Cell Pain Crises
Category: Health News
Created: 12/3/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Abdominal Pain: Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Source: MedicineNet Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Specialty [2016.11.30]
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: 11/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Winter Shoes Can Boost Bunion Pain
Source: MedicineNet Bunions Specialty [2016.11.28]
Title: Winter Shoes Can Boost Bunion Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 11/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Neck Pain (Cervical Pain)
Source: MedicineNet Degenerative Disc Specialty [2016.11.28]
Title: Neck Pain (Cervical Pain)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Shoulder and Neck Pain
Source: MedicineNet Degenerative Disc Specialty [2016.11.18]
Title: Shoulder and Neck Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 8/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Intrarosa Approved for Post-Menopausal Pain During Sex
Source: MedicineNet Pap Smear Specialty [2016.11.18]
Title: Intrarosa Approved for Post-Menopausal Pain During Sex
Category: Health News
Created: 11/17/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Pain Quiz: Test Your IQ of Pain
Source: MedicineNet Rotator Cuff Specialty [2016.11.09]
Title: Pain Quiz: Test Your IQ of Pain
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 7/14/2011 3:53:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 11/9/2016 5:37:27 PM

Abdominal Pain Causes
Source: MedicineNet Appendicitis Specialty [2016.11.08]
Title: Abdominal Pain Causes
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 7/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

High-frequency spinal cord stimulation provides better results in chronic back and leg pain
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2016.11.01]
For patients with severe, chronic back and leg pain, a new high-frequency spinal cord stimulation (SCS) technique provides superior clinical outcomes, compared to conventional low-frequency SCS...

Deadly snake's unique paralyzing venom may lead to new pain treatments
Source: Veterinary News From Medical News Today [2016.11.01]
The unique venom of the blue coral snake, which preys on other venomous snakes, could lead to new pain treatments for humans, researchers say.

Kidney Pain
Source: MedicineNet Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Specialty [2016.10.27]
Title: Kidney Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 7/29/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Visits to pediatric emergency departments for headache pain in children are on the rise
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2016.10.24]
At 1 hospital, rates of emergency department visits and subsequent hospital admission doubled over a 7-year period.

Pregabalin may lessen pain from irritable bowel syndrome, Mayo Clinic study finds
Source: Irritable Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2016.10.19]
A pilot study by researchers at Mayo Clinic has found that patients suffering from pain related to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may benefit from taking pregabalin, a neuro-pain inhibitor commonly...

Health Tip: Need Pain Relief?
Source: MedicineNet Menstrual Cramps Specialty [2016.10.13]
Title: Health Tip: Need Pain Relief?
Category: Health News
Created: 10/13/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Vulvodynia (Vaginal Pain)
Source: MedicineNet estradiol Specialty [2016.10.07]
Title: Vulvodynia (Vaginal Pain)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 4/17/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Could Prescribed NSAID Painkillers Raise Heart Failure Risk?
Source: MedicineNet diclofenac Specialty [2016.09.29]
Title: Could Prescribed NSAID Painkillers Raise Heart Failure Risk?
Category: Health News
Created: 9/28/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Slideshow: Exercises for Knee Osteoarthritis and Joint Pain
Source: MedicineNet cyclobenzaprine Specialty [2016.09.22]
Title: Slideshow: Exercises for Knee Osteoarthritis and Joint Pain
Category: Slideshows
Created: 2/18/2010 12:54:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Pain-Relief Tips for Bumps, Bruises, Sprains, and Strains in Pictures
Source: MedicineNet cyclobenzaprine Specialty [2016.09.13]
Title: Pain-Relief Tips for Bumps, Bruises, Sprains, and Strains in Pictures
Category: Slideshows
Created: 7/26/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Source: MedicineNet Claudication Specialty [2016.09.07]
Title: Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/4/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Pain Management
Source: MedicineNet Patellofemoral Syndrome Specialty [2016.09.06]
Title: Pain Management
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/7/2006 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Neuropathic Pain
Source: MedicineNet desipramine Specialty [2016.09.06]
Title: Neuropathic Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/4/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Yoga, acupuncture effective for chronic pain management
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2016.09.05]
A new review from the NIH suggests that complementary health approaches, such as yoga, are safe and effective for easing some chronic pain conditions.

Low Back Pain: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Relief
Source: MedicineNet Alternative Medicine Specialty [2016.08.29]
Title: Low Back Pain: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Relief
Category: Slideshows
Created: 2/16/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Heel Pain: Exercises to Help with Plantar Fasciitis
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2016.08.19]
Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain. Learn about stretches and exercises that can help with plantar fasciitis, as well as other treatments.

Health Tip: If You Have Pain in Your Shins
Source: MedicineNet Shin Splints Specialty [2016.08.02]
Title: Health Tip: If You Have Pain in Your Shins
Category: Health News
Created: 8/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Appendix Pain? Appendicitis, Surgery, and More
Source: MedicineNet Appendectomy Specialty [2016.07.28]
Title: Appendix Pain? Appendicitis, Surgery, and More
Category: Slideshows
Created: 8/21/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Pelvic Pain (in Women and Men)
Source: MedicineNet Interstitial Cystitis Specialty [2016.07.07]
Title: Pelvic Pain (in Women and Men)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 7/7/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Coping with Chronic Knee Pain
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2016.06.30]
This article examines the causes of chronic knee pain, along with some of the ways people can treat and prevent long-lasting pain in the knees.

Simple Home Remedies for Knee Pain
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2016.06.29]
This article looks at a number of simple remedies that people can try at home to relieve knee pain. These include strengthening exercises and dieting.

Why Do I Get Knee Pain When Climbing Stairs but not When Running?
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2016.06.28]
Why does climbing stairs cause knee pain while other activities do not? This article looks at a condition called chondrolamacia that causes this knee pain.

How to Prevent Painful Swimmer's Ear
Source: MedicineNet Ear Tubes Specialty [2016.06.20]
Title: How to Prevent Painful Swimmer's Ear
Category: Health News
Created: 6/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Surprising Reasons You're in Pain With Pictures
Source: MedicineNet misoprostol Specialty [2016.06.10]
Title: Surprising Reasons You're in Pain With Pictures
Category: Slideshows
Created: 3/31/2010 3:18:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Burning or Swollen Feet? What Foot Pain Says About Your Health
Source: MedicineNet Corns Specialty [2016.06.06]
Title: Burning or Swollen Feet? What Foot Pain Says About Your Health
Category: Slideshows
Created: 12/30/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Pulled Hamstring: A Pain Real Pain in the Leg!
Source: MedicineNet Hamstring Injury Specialty [2016.06.06]
Title: Pulled Hamstring: A Pain Real Pain in the Leg!
Category: eMedicineHealth Doctor's Perspective
Created: 1/30/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Scientists discover and test new class of pain relievers
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2016.06.02]
A research team at Duke University has discovered a potential new class of small-molecule drugs that simultaneously block two sought-after targets in the treatment of pain.

Back Pain: Find Relief, Treat Your Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Alternative Medicine Specialty [2016.06.02]
Title: Back Pain: Find Relief, Treat Your Back Pain
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/14/2009 3:54:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Pelvic Pain: What's Causing Your Pelvic Pain?
Source: MedicineNet Interstitial Cystitis Specialty [2016.06.01]
Title: Pelvic Pain: What's Causing Your Pelvic Pain?
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/8/2010 5:09:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Improve Diabetes Nerve Pain
Source: MedicineNet becaplermin Specialty [2016.06.01]
Title: Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Improve Diabetes Nerve Pain
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/14/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Can Weight Loss Help Ease Knee Pain?
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2016.05.28]
Learn all about how weight loss can ease knee pain linked with osteoarthritis. This article also looks at the effect of obesity on osteoarthritis.

Common Causes of Foot Pain
Source: MedicineNet Bunions Specialty [2016.05.24]
Title: Common Causes of Foot Pain
Category: Slideshows
Created: 6/18/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

What's Causing Your Abdominal Pain?
Source: MedicineNet simethicone Specialty [2016.05.09]
Title: What's Causing Your Abdominal Pain?
Category: Slideshows
Created: 1/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Abdominal Pain: Common Causes of Stomach Pain in Children
Source: MedicineNet sucralfate Specialty [2016.05.04]
Title: Abdominal Pain: Common Causes of Stomach Pain in Children
Category: Slideshows
Created: 1/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Psychological pain predicts concussion recovery time
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2016.04.21]
Concussion affects hundreds of thousands of Americans each year. Fascinating new research shows that psychological pain might prevent a swift recovery.

Foot Pain: Is It Plantar Fasciitis?
Source: MedicineNet Heel Spurs Specialty [2016.04.20]
Title: Foot Pain: Is It Plantar Fasciitis?
Category: eMedicineHealth Doctor's Perspective
Created: 4/27/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Gallbladder Pain (Gall Bladder Pain)
Source: MedicineNet Microsporidiosis Specialty [2016.04.18]
Title: Gallbladder Pain (Gall Bladder Pain)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/15/2011 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Shoulder Pain
Source: MedicineNet Calcific Bursitis Specialty [2016.04.06]
Title: Shoulder Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

Stomach Pain Quiz: Nausea & Other Causes
Source: MedicineNet chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride, clidinium bromide Specialty [2016.04.01]
Title: Stomach Pain Quiz: Nausea & Other Causes
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 1/20/2011 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

A broken bone may lead to widespread body pain - not just at the site of the fracture
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2016.01.05]
Breaking a major bone may increase risk of widespread chronic body pain in later life, a new study has found.

Study identifies patients most likely to have joint pain reduction after bariatric surgery
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2015.11.04]
In the three years following bariatric surgery, the majority of patients experience an improvement in pain and walking ability, according to the preliminary results of a University of Pittsburgh...

Pain (Acute and Chronic)
Source: MedicineNet propoxyphene and acetaminophen 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

Chronic Pain
Source: MedicineNet Trigger Finger 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

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

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.

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 12:00:00 AM
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.

Magnesium Sulphate After Surgical Injury in Bilateral TKA
Source: Medscape Anesthesiology Headlines [2017.04.19]
What effect does administration of magnesium sulphate have on postoperative pain in patients undergoing staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty?
British Journal of Anaesthesia

Advances in Translational Research in Arthroplasty
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines [2017.04.19]
Dr Bostrom shares his views on pain and instability in arthroplasty, host/implant interactions and infections of the knee, and the driving forces of healthcare economics in orthopedics.
Hospital for Special Surgery

FDA Approves Vagus Stimulation Device for Cluster Headache
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2017.04.18]
The FDA has approved a noninvasive vagus nerve stimulation device for the treatment of pain from cluster headache in adults.
FDA Approvals

Leaning Forward During Smartphone Use May Cause 'Text Neck'
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines [2017.04.18]
Spine surgeons are noticing an increase in patients with neck and upper back pain, likely related to poor posture during prolonged smartphone use, according to a recent report.
Reuters Health Information

Destroy Them: One Way to Up Price of Generic Cancer Drugs
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines [2017.04.17]
In the midst of a dispute with health authorities in Spain, an Aspen Pharmacare executive proposed the idea of destroying generic cancer drugs.
Medscape Medical News

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
Source: MedPage Today Oncology/Hematology [2017.04.15]
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include deaths relative to diabetes, increases in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes among U.S. youth, the benefits of spinal manipulation for low back pain, and draft recommendations regarding prostate cancer screening

Psoriatic arthritis and fatigue: Treatment, coping, and management
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2017.04.13]
People with psoriatic arthritis may experience fatigue due to inflammation and chronic pain. In this article, learn about how to manage this tiredness.

Scattered fibroglandular breast tissue: Causes and risk factors
Source: Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.04.09]
Women with scattered fibroglandular breast tissue may develop lumpy or painful breasts. This article discusses breast composition and when to see a doctor.

An old drug with new potential: WWII chemical-weapon antidote shows early promise as treatment for spinal cord injuries
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2017.03.31]
A drug developed during World War II as an antidote for a chemical warfare agent has been found to be effective at suppressing a neurotoxin that worsens the pain and severity of spinal cord...

Combining opioids with anti-anxiety medicines linked to greater risk of overdose
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2017.03.16]
Taking opioids (strong prescription painkillers) together with benzodiazepines (widely used to treat anxiety and sleep problems) is associated with greater risk of opioid overdose, finds a study in...

Researchers aim to cure headache during flight
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2017.03.07]
Many people suffer from pain when they fly but that may soon be a thing of the past.

Given the choice, patients will reach for cannabis over prescribed opioids
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2017.03.01]
Chronic pain sufferers and those taking mental health meds would rather turn to cannabis instead of their prescribed opioid medication, according to new research by the University of British...

Many patients receive prescription opioids during treatment for opioid addiction
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2017.02.27]
More than two in five people receiving buprenorphine, a drug commonly used to treat opioid addiction, are also given prescriptions for other opioid painkillers - and two-thirds are prescribed...

Discovery of a new gene critical in the development of lung and pancreatic cancers
Source: Lung Cancer News From Medical News Today [2017.02.23]
Researchers at the Center for Applied Medical Research (CIMA) of the University of Navarra (Spain) have identified a critical gene, FOSL1, in the development of lung and pancreatic cancer.

Stop using ultrasound to speed up fracture healing, advise experts
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2017.02.22]
New evidence suggests that receiving low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) to speed up bone healing after fracture has little or no impact on pain or recovery time, say a panel of international...

Alpha-lipoic acid prevents kidney stones in mouse model of rare genetic disease
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2017.02.08]
Alpha-lipoic acid, a dietary supplement widely available to consumers, prevented stone formation in a mouse model of cystinuria, a rare inherited disease that causes recurrent formation of painful...

Could a Mediterranean diet protect against ADHD?
Source: ADHD / ADD News From Medical News Today [2017.02.02]
Researchers from Spain have identified a link between low adherence to the Mediterranean diet and the risk of an ADHD diagnosis in children.

Scientists develop new flu vaccines for man's best friend
Source: Veterinary News From Medical News Today [2017.01.30]
It's that dreaded time of year - flu season. And we humans aren't the only ones feeling the pain. Dogs can get the flu, too.

What Home Remedies for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Are There?
Source: Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy News From Medical News Today [2016.12.20]
Carpal tunnel syndrome can cause numbness and pain in the hand and stems from a problem in the wrist. Find out some tips for coping with this syndrome.

Study points to potential monitoring approach for personalized treatment of spinal cord injuries
Source: Veterinary News From Medical News Today [2016.12.08]
Researchers have developed a urine test revealing the presence of a neurotoxin that likely worsens the severity and pain of spinal cord injuries, suggesting a new tool to treat the injuries.

Women who opt for laughing gas during labor, may still get an epidural, study shows
Source: Nursing / Midwifery News From Medical News Today [2016.10.25]
The majority of women who chose nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to manage labor pain, ultimately decide to have an epidural, according to new research presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2016 annual...

Tension Headaches: Treatment, Causes, and Symptoms
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2016.09.21]
Tension headaches, often described as a pressing or tightening pain of mild to moderate intensity, are the most common type of headache.

Gout flare-ups could be managed by blood pressure diet
Source: Gout News From Medical News Today [2016.08.15]
Gout is both painful and common, yet the mechanisms behind it are not known. A new analysis of old data shows that easy dietary changes may keep it at bay.

Modified rye bread helps patients with irritable bowel syndrome
Source: Irritable Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2016.07.19]
Patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are often concerned that certain foods may trigger or worsen their symptoms, which can include abdominal pain, diarrhea, or constipation.

Arthritis in the Knee: What You Need to Know
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2016.06.21]
Arthritis is a common cause of knee pain. Find out about different types of arthritis, their causes, symptoms, and how they can be treated.

Steroid pill safe and effective first-line treatment for acute gout
Source: Gout News From Medical News Today [2016.02.23]
An oral steroid had similar effectiveness to an oral non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for improving pain in patients with acute gout, according to a trial published in Annals of Internal...

Study: gap sheds light on why gout patients may suffer despite effective treatments
Source: Gout News From Medical News Today [2016.01.21]
A study published online this month in the Arthritis Care and Research journal is shedding light on why gout, a painful and common form of arthritis, is not well managed in many patients.

Hay fever medicine reduces symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome
Source: Irritable Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2016.01.15]
Researchers from KU Leuven, Belgium, have identified the cause of abdominal pain in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Seniors at high risk for readmission after ambulatory surgery
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2015.08.11]
Medication errors and confusion about post-surgical care lead to costly readmission Taking four pain pills an hour instead of four pills a day Need improved, understandable discharge...

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.

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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