Pain Management

This blood test may help measure pain

In a new study, researchers have created a prototype for a blood test that could measure pain. The blood test would allow physicians far more...

Cannabis may provide strong pain relief, powerful inflammation therapy

In a new study, researchers found the cannabis plant has pain-relieving molecules that are 30 times more powerful than Aspirin at reducing inflammation. The discovery...

This new wound dressing could use body heat to speed healing

Cuts, scrapes, blisters, burns, splinters, and punctures—there are a number of ways our skin can be broken. Most treatments for skin wounds involve simply placing...

Common arthritis linked to higher cancer risk

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes pain and swelling of the joints. Patients often experience tender, warm, swollen joints; joint stiffness that is...

Scientists find new way to reverse opioid overdose

In a new study, researchers have developed a device that would automatically detect an overdose and deliver naloxone, a drug known to reverse deadly...

Opioid overdose deaths decrease for the first time in 30 years

Recently, researchers have found that opioid overdose deaths are down for the first time in 30 years. Previous studies have found that drug overdoses cause...

These three meds can help treat opioid addiction

In a new research paper, scientists from Boston University suggest that categorizing medications that treat opioid use disorder as behind-the-counter drugs could save lives. Recently,...

Marijuana may not help beat opioid addiction

In a new study, researchers suggest that the use of medical marijuana may not help beat the current opioid crisis. Some previous studies have shown...

Scientists find a new way for emergency pain relief

In a new study, researchers found that for patents going to an emergency department with severe pain, intranasal sufentanil was as good as intravenous...

Using opioids for pain may make you hard to find a doctor

In a new study, researchers found that for people who take prescription opioid pills for their chronic pain, it might be far harder to...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...