Pain Management

This popular painkiller may strongly affect your liver health

A recent study from the University of California Davis found that the popular painkiller ibuprofen may have more significant effects on the liver than...

Scientists find new cause of negative side effects in opioid painkiller use

In addition to possibly developing opioid use disorder, those who take opioids long term, including patients who have been prescribed the drugs for pain...

Scientists find a new way to reduce chronic low back pain

A recent study at the University of Rochester found that tanezumab, a monoclonal antibody that inhibits nerve activity, provides relief in patients with chronic...

People taking long-term painkillers may produce antibodies against the drugs

In a new study, researchers have discovered that a majority of back-pain patients they tested who were taking opioid painkillers produced anti-opioid antibodies. These antibodies...

This study shows the best non-drug treatment for inflammation

People automatically go to medication first to reduce chronic inflammation, but medications can be expensive and sometimes have adverse side effects. In a recent review...

Scientists discover new way to strongly reduce pain and inflammation in arthritis

Arthritis affects almost 2% of the world's population or some 150 million people, and currently, there is no completely effective treatment for this chronic...

How diabetes and obesity affect the brain

With more than 30 million Americans diagnosed with diabetes, and another 87 million diagnosed with obesity, both conditions have become national epidemics. The two diseases...

How to manage chronic health problems in COVID-19 pandemic

Coping with emergencies is challenging in the best of situations. During the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are just trying to get by each...

Scientists find a new cause of migraine headache

In a new study, researchers found a new mechanism responsible for familial migraine. They show that a genetic dysfunction in specific brain cells of the...

Scientists develop a much less addictive painkiller to reduce pain

In a new study, researchers found a potential new opioid medication may have the ability to slow the progression of osteoarthritis while being less...

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