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This unhealthy diet may increase muscle pain, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that a diet rich in ultra-processed fats and sugars could increase the possibility of muscle pain. They found that...

Why the FDA is warning pregnant women not to use over-the-counter pain relievers

The Food and Drug Administation issued a warning on Oct. 15, 2020 to both health care professionals and women about the use of nonsteroidal...

This study shows a new treatment for chronic low back pain

Low back pain is a leading cause of chronic pain and disability worldwide, with an estimated 80% of people likely to experience it at...

This common health issue linked to lower diabetes risk, Harvard scientists find

In a recent study at Harvard Medical School, researchers found that people with rheumatoid arthritis had a lower risk of type 2 diabetes than...

Scientists find most effective drugs for common neuropathic pain

More than 20 million people in the U.S. suffer neuropathic pain. At least 25% of those cases are classified as unexplained and considered cryptogenic sensory...

What’s jaw pain and how to deal with it?

Your jaw works hard every day so you can laugh, talk, smile, and eat. When it’s working properly, you may not give it much thought. But...

Coronavirus infection could relieve pain, shows study

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can relieve pain, according to a new study. The finding may explain why nearly half of all people who...

Acupuncture before surgery could reduce pain and opioids usage for Veterans

Veterans who have acupuncture before surgery report less pain and need far fewer opioids to manage their discomfort, according to a randomized, controlled study...

Early physical therapy could help treat back pain with sciatica

For people who experience back pain with sciatica, meaning their pain radiates into their leg, it may be worthwhile to start physical therapy right...

Lockdown worsens the symptoms for people with bone, joint and muscle pain

People with bone, joint and muscle pain saw their symptoms worsen during lockdown—according to new research from the University of East Anglia. A new study...