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FDA Gives Final Approval to Abuse-Deterrent Xtampza ER
Source: Medscape Anesthesiology Headlines [2016.04.29]
The approval of the abuse-deterrent oxycodone formulation follows 'tentative' approval last fall for management of chronic pain requiring daily, around-the-clock opioid treatment.
FDA Approvals

Pediatric Pain Management
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines [2016.04.29]
What can be done to improve nurses' assessment and management of children's pain?
Pediatric Nursing

Friday Feedback: The Continuing Problem of Opioids and Pain
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2016.04.29]
(MedPage Today) -- Can the FDA find a solution?

Friends better than morphine: Larger social networks release more pain-killing endorphin
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2016.04.28]
People with more friends have higher pain tolerance, Oxford University researchers have found.

How is the Federal Government's Pain Strategy Faring?
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2016.04.26]
(MedPage Today) -- It's well-intentioned, but something is lacking, says Kenneth Lin, MD

Psychological issues behind increasing low back pain
Source: Psychology / Psychiatry News From Medical News Today [2016.04.25]
Low back pain is the most common symptom seen in primary care; the underlining injury is often enhanced by psychological and social stressors, write the authors of a Perspective published online by...

Painkiller Addiction Relapse More Likely for Some
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2016.04.25]
Title: Painkiller Addiction Relapse More Likely for Some
Category: Health News
Created: 4/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Jaw Pain
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2016.04.22]
Title: Jaw Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 3/27/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Taking the fight against risky pain pill use to the ER: Study shows promise
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2016.04.21]
Long-lasting effect of motivational interviews in reducing risky opioid use.

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.

Brighter prospects for chronic pain
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2016.04.21]
The potential of light as a non-invasive, highly-focused alternative to pain medication was made more apparent thanks to research conducted by scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and...

Stem cells may help pinpoint patient-specific painkiller
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2016.04.21]
Researchers have created patient-specific, in vitro models of an extreme pain disorder using neurons generated from the patients' stem cells.

Kidney Pain
Source: MedicineNet Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Specialty [2016.04.21]
Title: Kidney Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 7/29/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Foot Pain: Is It Plantar Fasciitis?
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Activity 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

Psilocybin reduces psychological pain after social exclusion
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2016.04.19]
Social problems are key characteristics in psychiatric disorders and are insufficiently targeted by current treatment approaches.

Gallbladder Pain (Gall Bladder Pain)
Source: MedicineNet Aches, Pain, Fever 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

Chest Pain: Is It Costochondritis?
Source: MedicineNet Costochondritis and Tietze Syndrome Specialty [2016.04.18]
Title: Chest Pain: Is It Costochondritis?
Category: eMedicineHealth Doctor's Perspective
Created: 4/20/2006 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Knee Pain
Source: MedicineNet Ankle Pain and Tendinitis Specialty [2016.04.15]
Title: Knee Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Animal study paints picture of the earliest immune responses to HIV
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2016.04.14]
NIH-funded research provides insights for development of HIV prevention tools.

Spinal Fusion Not Always Necessary for Back Pain, Studies Say
Source: MedicineNet Clinical Trials Specialty [2016.04.14]
Title: Spinal Fusion Not Always Necessary for Back Pain, Studies Say
Category: Health News
Created: 4/13/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Researchers open the way to new treatments for chronic pain and cancer
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2016.04.13]
Mapping of the full-length TRPV2 protein structure could advance design of innovative pharmaceutical compounds.

Pain Relievers and High Blood Pressure
Source: MedicineNet Headache Specialty [2016.04.13]
Title: Pain Relievers and High Blood Pressure
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 5/26/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Researchers identify root of chronic pain as potential new drug target
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2016.04.12]
When we are in pain, we reach for painkillers as we try to "turn off" the pain.

Neck Pain (Cervical Pain)
Source: MedicineNet Ankylosing Spondylitis Specialty [2016.04.08]
Title: Neck Pain (Cervical Pain)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Freezing Technique May Ease 'Phantom Limb' Pain for Amputees
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2016.04.08]
Title: Freezing Technique May Ease 'Phantom Limb' Pain for Amputees
Category: Health News
Created: 4/8/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Acupuncture in the military for rapid pain relief on the battlefield
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.04.07]
Integrative medicine (IM) is coming of age in the U.S. military, with the first example of widespread implementation of an IM technique being the popular use of acupuncture to treat pain in combat...

Opioid Painkiller May Be New Treatment for Heroin Addicts
Source: MedicineNet Drug Abuse Specialty [2016.04.07]
Title: Opioid Painkiller May Be New Treatment for Heroin Addicts
Category: Health News
Created: 4/6/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

International Conference on Pain Research & Management, October 03-04, 2016, Vancouver
Source: Conferences News From Medical News Today [2016.04.06]
The International Conference on Pain Research & Management which is going to be held during October 03-04, 2016 at Vancouver, Canada, will be organized around the theme "Pain assessment and its...

Minimally invasive treatment could freeze out phantom limb pain
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2016.04.06]
Interventional radiologists use innovative technique to relieve pain plaguing millions of amputees.

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

Most patients likely to see reductions in pain and disability after bariatric surgery; study identifies who benefits most
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2016.04.05]
In the three years following bariatric surgery, the majority of patients experienced an improvement in pain and walking ability, as well as a lessening of the degree to which back or leg pain...

Stimulation of deep brain structure may ease chronic pain
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2016.04.05]
Electrical stimulation of a deep brain structure normally tied to reward and drug abuse blocks pain signals in the spinal cord and reduces sensation of pain, an animal study shows.

Study links disparities in pain management to racial bias
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2016.04.05]
Research has documented that black Americans are systematically undertreated for pain relative to white Americans, likely due to both the over-prescription and over-use of pain medications among...

Anti-Addiction Drug May Help Curb Painkiller, Heroin Dependence
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2016.03.31]
Title: Anti-Addiction Drug May Help Curb Painkiller, Heroin Dependence
Category: Health News
Created: 3/30/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/31/2016 12:00:00 AM

Uncertainty is more stressful than pain, say neurologists
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2016.03.30]
Most of us are familiar with the idea that uncertainty causes stress, but now research has quantified it, also suggesting that stress can be useful when it comes to judging risks.

The anatomy of pain
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2016.03.28]
Emotions consist of general components that are also elicited by similar impressions and specific components.Grimacing, we flinch when we see someone accidentally hit their thumb with a hammer.

Nearly All U.S. Doctors 'Overprescribe' Addictive Narcotic Painkillers: Survey
Source: MedicineNet Drug Abuse Specialty [2016.03.28]
Title: Nearly All U.S. Doctors 'Overprescribe' Addictive Narcotic Painkillers: Survey
Category: Health News
Created: 3/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

FDA Wants Generic Narcotic Painkillers to Be Abuse-Deterrent
Source: MedicineNet oxycodone Specialty [2016.03.25]
Title: FDA Wants Generic Narcotic Painkillers to Be Abuse-Deterrent
Category: Health News
Created: 3/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Meditation May Help Ease Chronic Low Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Low Back Pain Specialty [2016.03.23]
Title: Meditation May Help Ease Chronic Low Back Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 3/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

A Wearable Patch Might Help Manage Diabetes Painlessly
Source: MedicineNet glucose Specialty [2016.03.22]
Title: A Wearable Patch Might Help Manage Diabetes Painlessly
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Common painkillers are more dangerous than we think
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.03.18]
Many Danes are prescribed NSAIDs for the treatment of painful conditions, fever and inflammation.

Acetaminophen Won't Help Arthritis Pain, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Osteoarthritis Specialty [2016.03.18]
Title: Acetaminophen Won't Help Arthritis Pain, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 3/17/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Meditation: could it replace opioids for pain relief?
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.03.16]
A new study is the first to demonstrate that mindfulness-related pain relief is distinct from placebo pain relief, putting meditation squarely in the center of the opioid epidemic.

CDC Issues Tough New Guidelines on Use of Prescription Painkillers
Source: MedicineNet Arthroscopy Specialty [2016.03.16]
Title: CDC Issues Tough New Guidelines on Use of Prescription Painkillers
Category: Health News
Created: 3/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Study findings do not support use of vitamin D to reduce pain, cartilage loss from knee osteoarthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.03.08]
Vitamin D supplementation for individuals with knee osteoarthritis and low 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels did not reduce knee pain or slow cartilage loss, according to a study appearing in the March 8...

Steroid Shot for Hip Pain May Carry Infection Risk If Too Close to Surgery
Source: MedicineNet Osteoarthritis Specialty [2016.03.03]
Title: Steroid Shot for Hip Pain May Carry Infection Risk If Too Close to Surgery
Category: Health News
Created: 3/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

Pitt study shows mindfulness meditation can lead to back pain relief for older adults
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.03.02]
Mindfulness meditation programs can help reduce severe pain and increase function for older adults with chronic low back pain, according to new research led by the University of Pittsburgh School...

Health Tip: Help Prevent Back Pain During Sleep
Source: MedicineNet Low Back Pain Specialty [2016.03.02]
Title: Health Tip: Help Prevent Back Pain During Sleep
Category: Health News
Created: 3/2/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Causes of Chest Pain: Signs and Symptoms
Source: MedicineNet Costochondritis and Tietze Syndrome Specialty [2016.02.29]
Title: Causes of Chest Pain: Signs and Symptoms
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

'Mindfulness' Might Help Older Adults With Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Low Back Pain Specialty [2016.02.24]
Title: 'Mindfulness' Might Help Older Adults With Back Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 2/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

Shoulder and Neck Pain
Source: MedicineNet Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis Specialty [2016.02.22]
Title: Shoulder and Neck Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 8/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain)
Source: MedicineNet hydrocodone/acetaminophen Specialty [2016.02.22]
Title: Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Acupuncture May Help Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Acupuncture Specialty [2016.02.16]
Title: Acupuncture May Help Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 2/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Pet owners report hemp products helpful in relieving pain
Source: Veterinary News From Medical News Today [2016.02.12]
According to a survey published in the Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association (JAHVMA), 64.

Lower Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Specialty [2016.02.10]
Title: Lower Back Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Meditation shown to reduce pain during breast cancer biopsy
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.02.04]
Though undergoing a breast biopsy is anything but relaxing, a new study shows that patients who meditate during the procedure experience less pain, anxiety and fatigue.

Painkillers Don't Ease Disability Due to Nerve Damage: Study
Source: MedicineNet codeine Specialty [2016.02.02]
Title: Painkillers Don't Ease Disability Due to Nerve Damage: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 2/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Updated clinical practice guideline issued on chiropractic care for low back pain
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.01.27]
The Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT), the official scientific journal of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), published an update to a previously issued...

New IBS Drug Eases Stomach Pain and Diarrhea for Some: Study
Source: MedicineNet Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Intestinal Problems Specialty [2016.01.21]
Title: New IBS Drug Eases Stomach Pain and Diarrhea for Some: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 1/20/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Hip Pain
Source: MedicineNet Gaucher Disease Specialty [2016.01.20]
Title: Hip Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/20/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/20/2016 12:00:00 AM

Chest Pain Pictures Slideshow: What is Costochondritis?
Source: MedicineNet Costochondritis and Tietze Syndrome Specialty [2016.01.14]
Title: Chest Pain Pictures Slideshow: What is Costochondritis?
Category: Slideshows
Created: 1/14/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Foot Pain
Source: MedicineNet Ankle Pain and Tendinitis Specialty [2016.01.08]
Title: Foot Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 5/13/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Arm Pain
Source: MedicineNet Ankle Pain and Tendinitis Specialty [2016.01.07]
Title: Arm Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 4/8/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/7/2016 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.

Toe Pain
Source: MedicineNet Bruises Specialty [2016.01.05]
Title: Toe Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 4/24/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Primary Care Docs the Leading Prescribers of Narcotic Painkillers: Study
Source: MedicineNet codeine Specialty [2015.12.15]
Title: Primary Care Docs the Leading Prescribers of Narcotic Painkillers: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 12/14/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Sickle Cell Drug Doesn't Relieve Pain Crises: Study
Source: MedicineNet Sickle Cell Specialty [2015.12.09]
Title: Sickle Cell Drug Doesn't Relieve Pain Crises: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 12/8/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2015 12:00:00 AM

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...

Groin Pain
Source: MedicineNet Mumps Specialty [2015.11.04]
Title: Groin Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 11/4/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Acupuncture May Ease Neck Pain Over Long Term
Source: MedicineNet Acupuncture Specialty [2015.11.04]
Title: Acupuncture May Ease Neck Pain Over Long Term
Category: Health News
Created: 11/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Trial reveals evidence of long-term benefits for people with chronic neck pain
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2015.11.02]
A large scale investigation by researchers at the University of York found that the use of Alexander Technique or acupuncture can significantly relieve chronic neck pain.

Chest Pain
Source: MedicineNet Aortic Stenosis Specialty [2015.11.02]
Title: Chest Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/29/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/2/2015 12:00:00 AM

Ankle Pain
Source: MedicineNet Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Specialty [2015.10.29]
Title: Ankle Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Knee Replacement Brings Less Pain, Better Function
Source: MedicineNet Total Knee Replacement Specialty [2015.10.22]
Title: Knee Replacement Brings Less Pain, Better Function
Category: Health News
Created: 10/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Prescription Naproxen as Good as Narcotic Painkillers for Low Back Pain: Study
Source: MedicineNet cyclobenzaprine Specialty [2015.10.21]
Title: Prescription Naproxen as Good as Narcotic Painkillers for Low Back Pain: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 10/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Chronic abdominal pain: When bowels and brain are out of sorts
Source: Irritable Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2015.10.20]
Gastrointestinal disorders are often linked to psychological dysfunctions and can be explained by a malfunction of the communication between bowels and brain, as has been shown by a research...

Bunion: A Pain in the Bunion
Source: MedicineNet Bunions Specialty [2015.10.14]
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: 10/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Exercise before pregnancy reduces risk of pelvic girdle pain
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2015.10.08]
Pelvic girdle pain is a common problem during pregnancy; new research shows that exercise before pregnancy can reduce the incidence of this pain.

Testicular Pain (Pain in the Testicles)
Source: MedicineNet Blood In Semen Specialty [2015.10.07]
Title: Testicular Pain (Pain in the Testicles)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Women's Pelvic Pain Often Unreported
Source: MedicineNet Ovarian Cysts Specialty [2015.08.12]
Title: Women's Pelvic Pain Often Unreported
Category: Health News
Created: 8/12/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Avoid Canker Sore Pain
Source: MedicineNet Canker Sores Specialty [2015.08.03]
Title: Health Tip: Avoid Canker Sore Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 8/3/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Vaginal Pain
Source: MedicineNet estradiol Specialty [2015.07.31]
Title: Vaginal Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 4/17/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM

Many Don't Tell Docs About Using Alternative Therapies for Pain
Source: MedicineNet Alternative Medicine Specialty [2015.07.20]
Title: Many Don't Tell Docs About Using Alternative Therapies for Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 7/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Taking the pain out of office work
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2015.07.08]
Treadmill workstations reduce neck and shoulder muscle painOffice work will become much less of a pain in the neck if Julie Côté has her way.

Low Back Pain Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Relief
Source: MedicineNet Scoliosis Specialty [2015.06.26]
Title: Low Back Pain Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Relief
Category: Slideshows
Created: 2/16/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Low Back Pain Pictures Slideshow: Good and Bad Exercises for Low Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Scoliosis Specialty [2015.06.26]
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: 6/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Chronic Pain Pictures Slideshow: Causes, Solutions and Management
Source: MedicineNet Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Specialty [2015.06.25]
Title: Chronic Pain Pictures Slideshow: Causes, Solutions and Management
Category: Slideshows
Created: 4/26/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Acupuncture Pictures Slideshow: Alternative Treatment for Pain and Other Conditions
Source: MedicineNet sumatriptan Specialty [2015.06.22]
Title: Acupuncture Pictures Slideshow: Alternative Treatment for Pain and Other Conditions
Category: Slideshows
Created: 12/20/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Many Migraine Sufferers Given Narcotic Painkillers, Barbiturates
Source: MedicineNet sumatriptan Specialty [2015.06.17]
Title: Many Migraine Sufferers Given Narcotic Painkillers, Barbiturates
Category: Health News
Created: 6/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

ERs See Spike in Narcotic Painkiller Abuse Cases
Source: MedicineNet tramadol Specialty [2015.05.14]
Title: ERs See Spike in Narcotic Painkiller Abuse Cases
Category: Health News
Created: 5/14/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Pain Management
Source: MedicineNet Patellofemoral Syndrome Specialty [2015.05.07]
Title: Pain Management
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/7/2006 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Joint Pain
Source: MedicineNet Aseptic Necrosis Specialty [2015.05.01]
Title: Joint Pain
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/13/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Abdominal Pain (Causes, Remedies, Treatment)
Source: MedicineNet Essential Mixed Cryoglobulinemia Specialty [2015.05.01]
Title: Abdominal Pain (Causes, Remedies, Treatment)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Neck Pain (Cervicalgia)
Source: MedicineNet rofecoxib 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

Pain Pictures Slideshow: Surprising Reasons You're in Pain
Source: MedicineNet misoprostol 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

Headaches Quiz: Test Your Headache Pain IQ
Source: MedicineNet meclofenamate 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 carisoprodol 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

Elbow Pain
Source: MedicineNet Osteochondritis Dissecans 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

Abdominal Pain
Source: MedicineNet Leptospirosis 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

Pain (Acute and Chronic)
Source: MedicineNet propoxyphene 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

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.

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 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

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

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.

How Should We Define Sacroiliitis?
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines [2016.04.28]
Dr Deane reviews a study that evaluated the Assessment of SpondyloArthritis international Society (ASAS) in a cohort of patients with persistent low back pain.
Medscape Rheumatology

Make the Diagnosis: Vision Obscured
Source: MedPage Today Surgery [2016.04.26]
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 35-year-old woman who normally wears contact lenses visited the ED with ocular pain, photophobia, and blurred vision that had developed over the last several weeks in her right eye. Upon exam, the doctor saw a diffuse white infiltrate on her cornea. The doctor started her on antibiotic medication, but it did not help, and she returned to the ED after a few days. What is your diagnosis?

Make the Diagnosis: Eye Surprise
Source: MedPage Today Emergency Medicine [2016.04.25]
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 35-year-old physician participating in Doctors Without Borders returned from a trip to Africa and developed localized pain and itching followed by arthritic pain and swelling that lasted for several weeks. He visited his primary care physician, who saw the image below during a routine eye examination. What time of day should blood samples be collected to have the highest chance of obtaining a diagnosis of this parasitic infection?

Mortality rates improve among kids and young adults in the US, especially in poor counties
Source: Public Health News From Medical News Today [2016.04.22]
Recent studies of mortality trends paint a gloomy picture for many middle-aged and older Americans, but a new study focused on children reveals a more optimistic future.

Make the Diagnosis: Colonic Conundrum
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology [2016.04.19]
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 31-year-old male presents with umbilical pain consistent with a small bowel obstruction. He had a 2-day history of constipation. There were no signs of a hernia, and a CT scan failed to show the cause of the obstruction. What is your diagnosis?

New study shows Electronic Health Records often capture incomplete mental health data
Source: IT / Internet / E-mail News From Medical News Today [2016.04.15]
Complementary sources of data can be used to paint a more complete picture of a patient's health trajectory than a single source.

A new drug may help relieve menopausal vulvar and vaginal atrophy symptoms
Source: Sexual Health / STDs News From Medical News Today [2016.04.04]
A new low-dose vaginal estrogen capsule may help relieve symptoms of menopausal vulvar and vaginal atrophy, including dyspareunia (pain during sex), new industry-sponsored research reports.

'Concern' over GPs prescribing 'unnecessary' antibiotics for toothache
Source: Dentistry News From Medical News Today [2016.04.01]
Over half of all patients who visited their GP with a dental problem in the last 10 years were not offered a long-term treatment for their pain and were instead prescribed antibiotics, often...

Potential for misuse & diversion of opioids to addicts should not overshadow their therapeutic value
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2016.03.29]
Opioids are very effective for treating some types of pain, such as cancer pain and postoperative pain, but not for other kinds of pain like chronic low back pain.

New hope on headache 'worse than childbirth': world's first fast track clinic for cluster condition opens
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2016.03.20]
Health experts today launch a world first as a major boost for people who suffer what is ranked the most painful medical condition known to humankind, with its pain described by a majority of...

3-D printing could one day help fix damaged cartilage in knees, noses and ears
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.03.18]
Athletes, the elderly and others who suffer from injuries and arthritis can lose cartilage and experience a lot of pain.

Acetaminophen 'an ineffective treatment for osteoarthritis'
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.03.18]
Though considered a primary treatment for osteoarthritis, acetaminophen is not effective for improving pain and physical function in patients with the disease, say researchers.

A how-to guide to prescribing exercise for chronic health conditions
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.03.14]
Exercise helps to alleviate the symptoms of many chronic health conditions such as knee osteoarthritis, low back pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, heart disease and...

Seismic for the spine: Vibration technology offers alternative to MRI
Source: Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy News From Medical News Today [2016.03.14]
Magnetic resonance image isn't everything. A new University of Alberta study shows that vibrating the spine may reveal more when it comes to treating back pain.

Is hip arthroscopic surgery a sham? McMaster researchers seek answer
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2016.03.10]
Minimal access hip arthroscopy surgery has become the treatment of choice for hip pain in young adults, especially athletes, but a team of McMaster University surgeons is looking to see if the...

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...

Survey examines Americans' use of and satisfaction with homeopathic medicines
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.02.19]
A new survey finds that homeopathic medicines are primarily used by a small segment of the U.S. population for common, self-limited conditions such as the common cold or back pain.

Copper Bracelets: Do Copper Bracelets Help With Arthritis?
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.01.27]
The full truth about copper bracelets, including magnetic ones. What is the evidence for their benefits, why are they used and why do people say bracelets help with arthritis pain?

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...

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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