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Pain, Papular Lesions, a Trip to Pakistan: Crack the Case
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines [2015.08.19]
Dr Paget discusses one of his recent patients who returned from a trip to Pakistan 5 years ago and since then has never been the same.
Medscape Rheumatology

NeuroBreak: OxyContin for Kids, Singing Away the Pain
Source: MedPage Today Neurology [2015.08.18]
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience

Florida Laws May Help Lower Abuse of Prescription Painkillers
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2015.08.18]
Title: Florida Laws May Help Lower Abuse of Prescription Painkillers
Category: Health News
Created: 8/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

25 Million U.S. Adults Struggle With Daily Pain
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2015.08.18]
Title: 25 Million U.S. Adults Struggle With Daily Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 8/18/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Yeast's New Use: Making Narcotic Painkillers
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2015.08.14]
Title: Yeast's New Use: Making Narcotic Painkillers
Category: Health News
Created: 8/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Music may reduce pain, anxiety after surgery
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2015.08.13]
Patients who listened to music before, during or after surgery experienced a reduction in pain and anxiety after the procedure and were less likely to need pain medication.

Diagnostic imaging can rule out coronary artery disease in patients with atypical chest pain
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2015.08.13]
Non-invasive diagnostic imaging can rule out coronary artery disease (CAD) in about 50% of women with atypical chest pain who are at relatively low risk for CAD, while exposing them to only a modest...

This Many Million Adults Say They're in Pain Daily
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2015.08.13]
Title: This Many Million Adults Say They're in Pain Daily
Category: Health News
Created: 8/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Pelvic pain may be common among reproductive-age women, NIH study finds
Source: Fertility News From Medical News Today [2015.08.12]
Researchers suggest physicians consider asking about pain, even during routine visitsA high proportion of reproductive-age women may be experiencing pelvic pain that goes untreated, according to...

Women's Pelvic Pain Often Unreported
Source: MedicineNet Endometriosis 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

Study finds that rate of prescribing for prescription pain medications has slowed, while dangerous multi-drug use has not
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2015.08.07]
Although the U.S. may have passed the peak in use and abuse of prescription opioids (pain medications), recent studies show no decline in the co-prescribing of opioid pain medications and sedatives...

Meniscal transplant in patients age 50 and under relieves pain, delays additional surgery
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2015.08.06]
Nearly two-thirds of meniscal transplants viable at 10 yearsMost patients younger than age 50 with a torn or severely damaged meniscus experienced reduced pain and improved knee function...

Botox Fails to Reduce Pain in Skin Leiomyomas (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2015.08.06]
(MedPage Today) -- But significant improvements seen in quality-of-life scores

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 Itch 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

Health Tip: Easing Neck Pain at Night
Source: MedicineNet Neck Pain Specialty [2015.07.31]
Title: Health Tip: Easing Neck Pain at Night
Category: Health News
Created: 7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM

Knee Replacement May Ease Pain for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Source: MedicineNet Osteoarthritis Specialty [2015.07.31]
Title: Knee Replacement May Ease Pain for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM

Persistent severe back pain could signify rare spine infection: new IDSA guideline
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2015.07.30]
Patients with back pain that doesn't go away despite therapy may have a spine infection that could lead to paralysis or death if not diagnosed and treated correctly, note the first U.S.

Study Finds Drinking May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, But Doctors Wary
Source: MedicineNet Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Specialty [2015.07.30]
Title: Study Finds Drinking May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, But Doctors Wary
Category: Health News
Created: 7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Medical Groups Join to Fight Prescription Painkiller Abuse
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain Specialty [2015.07.30]
Title: U.S. Medical Groups Join to Fight Prescription Painkiller Abuse
Category: Health News
Created: 7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

In Rare Cases, Infection May Be at Root of Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Low Back Pain Specialty [2015.07.30]
Title: In Rare Cases, Infection May Be at Root of Back Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

High intensity training helps ease rheumatoid arthritis pains
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.07.29]
10 weeks of twice-weekly sessions eased arthritic inflammationIt's a disease that sneaks up on you. Fingers and toes slowly but surely become stiff and painful.

Link between mood, pain in rheumatoid arthritis patients
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.07.29]
Depressive symptoms and mood in the moment may predict momentary pain among rheumatoid arthritis patients, according to Penn State researchers.

High-frequency spinal cord stimulation 'more effective for chronic pain'
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.07.29]
A new form of spinal cord stimulation has been shown to be more effective at alleviating chronic pain than the traditional method, without unwanted side effects.

Pain Management Pictures Slideshow: 10 Daily Habits to Reduce Chronic Pain
Source: MedicineNet naproxen Specialty [2015.07.29]
Title: Pain Management Pictures Slideshow: 10 Daily Habits to Reduce Chronic Pain
Category: Slideshows
Created: 7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Breast cancer survivors who experience pain during intercourse may benefit from lidocaine
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2015.07.28]
Dyspareunia, or painful sexual intercourse, is a common side effect of breast cancer treatment due to low estrogenScientists at Oregon Health & Science University report that breast cancer...

Preventing knee pain in at-risk adults with diabetes
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.07.24]
UD-led study assesses impact of intensive diet/exercise programKnee pain in older adults, often caused by osteoarthritis, usually means more visits to the doctor and also can be a harbinger of...

US South Asians more reluctant to seek medication for pain
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.07.24]
Health care workers should be culturally aware when caring for patients and families from the South Asian regionWhen compared with other ethnicities, Asians are the most unsatisfied with the...

Alcohol consumption linked to lower disability in patients with chronic pain
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.07.21]
In a study of 2239 individuals with chronic widespread pain, the key feature of fibromyalgia, those who regularly consumed alcohol had lower levels of disability than those who never or rarely...

Most chronic pain patients use alternative therapies, but many don't tell their doctors
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2015.07.21]
More than half of chronic pain patients in a managed care setting reported using chiropractic care or acupuncture or both, but many of these patients didn't discuss this care with their primary care...

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

Better Sleep May Mean Less Chronic Pain
Source: MedicineNet Sleep Specialty [2015.07.20]
Title: Better Sleep May Mean Less Chronic Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 7/17/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Antidepressant, Painkiller Combo May Raise Risk of Brain Bleed
Source: MedicineNet acetaminophen Specialty [2015.07.15]
Title: Antidepressant, Painkiller Combo May Raise Risk of Brain Bleed
Category: Health News
Created: 7/14/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Back Pain and Depression Combo Lessens Pain Relief from Narcotic Painkillers
Source: MedicineNet Low Back Pain Specialty [2015.07.10]
Title: Back Pain and Depression Combo Lessens Pain Relief from Narcotic Painkillers
Category: Health News
Created: 7/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Painkiller Overdoses Often Involve 'Pharmacy Shopping'
Source: MedicineNet Drug Abuse Specialty [2015.07.09]
Title: Painkiller Overdoses Often Involve 'Pharmacy Shopping'
Category: Health News
Created: 7/8/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/9/2015 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.

Who's Most Likely to Get Addicted to Their Narcotic Painkiller?
Source: MedicineNet Drug Abuse Specialty [2015.07.07]
Title: Who's Most Likely to Get Addicted to Their Narcotic Painkiller?
Category: Health News
Created: 7/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Partnership developing self-care tool for MSK pain
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.07.06]
A new tool that helps people manage chronic pain brought on by musculoskeletal disorders (MSK) will draw on the expertise of an alliance of leading organisations in the field of rheumatology and...

Health Tip: Risk Factors for Back Pain
Source: MedicineNet Low Back Pain Specialty [2015.07.06]
Title: Health Tip: Risk Factors for Back Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Osteopathic manipulative therapy significantly improves low back pain in postpartum women
Source: Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy News From Medical News Today [2015.07.01]
German researchers found osteopathic manipulative therapy (OMTh) decreased postpartum low back pain by over 70 percent in women who had given birth at least three months before beginning treatment...

Many Doctors Underestimate Risks of Prescription Painkillers: Survey
Source: MedicineNet codeine Specialty [2015.06.29]
Title: Many Doctors Underestimate Risks of Prescription Painkillers: Survey
Category: Health News
Created: 6/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

Low Back Pain Pictures Slideshow: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Relief
Source: MedicineNet Alternative Medicine 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 Rotator Cuff 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

Care and Pain Relief for Bumps, Bruises, Sprains, and Strains
Source: MedicineNet Bruises Specialty [2015.06.22]
Title: Care and Pain Relief for Bumps, Bruises, Sprains, and Strains
Category: Slideshows
Created: 7/26/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Acupuncture Pictures Slideshow: Alternative Treatment for Pain and Other Conditions
Source: MedicineNet choline magnesium salicylate 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

Painful Gums
Source: MedicineNet Canker Sores Specialty [2015.06.19]
Title: Painful Gums
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 4/1/2010 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Could These Common Pain-Relievers Lower Fertility?
Source: MedicineNet diclofenac Specialty [2015.06.18]
Title: Could These Common Pain-Relievers Lower Fertility?
Category: Health News
Created: 6/18/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Talking therapy shows promise for people with chronic low back pain
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2015.06.17]
New research from Royal Holloway, University of London has found that a new form of talking therapy is a credible and promising treatment for people with chronic low back pain who are also...

Too many migraine patients are getting opioids and barbiturates for their pain
Source: Headache / Migraine News From Medical News Today [2015.06.17]
Approximately 20% of patients who visited a headache center reported current use of opioids and/or barbiturates, despite the fact that these drugs can worsen headaches, be ineffective, or carry...

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

Neuropathic Pain
Source: MedicineNet Facial Nerve Problems Specialty [2015.06.04]
Title: Neuropathic Pain
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/4/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds
Source: MedicineNet Pregnancy Drug Dangers Specialty [2015.05.22]
Title: More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds
Category: Health News
Created: 5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Steroids No Better for Sciatica Pain Than Placebo, Study Finds
Source: MedicineNet Sciatica Specialty [2015.05.20]
Title: Steroids No Better for Sciatica Pain Than Placebo, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 5/19/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

New study on acupuncture to reduce pain and inflammation in children with acute appendicitis
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2015.05.17]
Acupuncture was shown to lessen pain and reduce the underlying inflammation in pediatric patients with a diagnosis of acute appendicitis, according to a study published in the Journal of Alternative...

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

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction (SI Joint Pain)
Source: MedicineNet Cortisone Injection Specialty [2015.05.13]
Title: Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction (SI Joint Pain)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 10/31/2007 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Pain Management
Source: MedicineNet Facial Nerve Problems 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

Abdominal Pain (Causes, Remedies, Treatment)
Source: MedicineNet Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm 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

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

Knee Pain
Source: MedicineNet Aseptic Necrosis 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 Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis 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

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

Jaw Pain
Source: MedicineNet Otitis Externa 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

Hip Pain
Source: MedicineNet Hip Bursitis 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 Thoracic Outlet Syndrome 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 Patellofemoral Syndrome 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

Certain Painkillers Ill-Advised After Heart Attack: Study
Source: MedicineNet clopidogrel 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

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

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

Kidney Pain
Source: MedicineNet Polycystic Kidney Disease 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

Neck Pain (Cervical Pain)
Source: MedicineNet Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis 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 Microsporidiosis 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 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

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

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

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

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 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

Back Pain Quiz: Test Your Back Pain IQ
Source: MedicineNet Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis 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

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.

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

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

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 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

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 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.

Symptoms Linger, Palliative Care Is Rare After HF Discharge
Source: theheart.org | Medscape Cardiology Headlines [2015.08.19]
Clinicians may be ill-prepared to treat pain, anxiety, and depression in their patients with heart failure, whose recovery "continues well after hospital discharge," researchers say.
Heartwire from Medscape

How to treat bee and wasp stings
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2015.08.19]
What exactly is a bee sting, and what should you do? Find out how to manage the reaction at home - or when to call for medical help. And where on the body is a sting most painful?

Three Lots of Prolotherapy With Phenol Recalled
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2015.08.18]
Concerns over sterility have prompted Hartley Medical to recall three lots of prolotherapy with phenol distributed this spring to pain clinics in California and Nevada.
News Alerts

Opiate addiction spreading, becoming more complex
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2015.08.18]
The growing availability of heroin, combined with programs aimed at curbing prescription painkiller abuse, may be changing the face of opiate addiction in the U.S., according to sociologists.

Make the Diagnosis: Itchy Wrists
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2015.08.17]
(MedPage Today) -- A 34-year-old male presents with a scattered, intensely pruritic eruption concentrated on his wrists. The lesions have been present for the past 4-6 weeks and are slowly spreading. He is otherwise healthy, takes no medications, and denies illicit drug use. He has no fevers, gastrointestinal complaints, joint pains, or other systemic symptoms. What is your diagnosis?

Scientists create opioids using yeast
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2015.08.14]
Researchers from Stanford University reveal how they genetically modified yeast to create opioids - the most widely used painkillers in the US.

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...

Innovative new technology set to improve musculoskeletal treatment
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2015.08.05]
More than 100 million people across Europe suffer from chronic musculoskeletal pain, with an estimated 40 per cent undiagnosed.

Patient satisfaction is good indicator of success after spinal surgery
Source: Bones / Orthopedics News From Medical News Today [2015.07.27]
Patient satisfaction ratings after surgery for spinal degenerative disease--especially in terms of reduced pain and disability--are a good indicator of the procedure's effectiveness, reports a study...

Lack of knowledge on animal disease leaves humans at risk
Source: Tropical Diseases News From Medical News Today [2015.07.21]
Researchers from the University of Sydney have painted the most detailed picture to date of major infectious diseases shared between wildlife and livestock, and found a huge gap in knowledge about...

Many opioid overdoses linked to lower prescribed doses, intermittent use
Source: Pain / Anesthetics News From Medical News Today [2015.07.16]
Overdoses of opioid pain medications frequently occur in people who aren't chronic users with high prescribed opioid doses--the groups targeted by current opioid prescribing guidelines, reports a...

What is a mammogram? When should I get a mammogram?
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.06.25]
A mammogram is an X-ray image of your breast used to screen for breast cancer. Mammograms can also be used in those who have breast symptoms, such as lumps, breast pain or changes.

Study examines trends in smoking among health students
Source: Nursing / Midwifery News From Medical News Today [2015.06.16]
The prevalence of smoking among undergraduate nursing and physiotherapy students in Spain decreased from 29.3% in 2003 to 18.2% in 2013.

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy & Immunology [2015.05.23]
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include chest pain in the ED, long-term effects of lithium, steroids and sciatica, and new asthma treatment.

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.

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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