Pain Management

Opioid addiction may follow head and neck cancer treatment

In a new study, researchers found that opioid use and misuse may follow treatment for head and neck cancer. The study was done by a...

This high blood pressure drug could help treat pain and anxiety

In a recent study, researchers found that an inhaled form of a high blood pressure medication has the potential to treat certain types of...

Scientists test vaccine that may treat opioid abuse

In a new study, researchers report that they are testing a vaccine against opioid abuse developed by the Scripps Research Institute in California. The vaccine...

Scientists develop better pain killers

In a recent study, researchers from Berlin developed a new generation of pain medications. They used computer simulations to develop new opioids that will only...

How to identify opioid addiction? Here are 11 big signs

Many people use opioid to deal with chronic pain. However, when they overuse the drug, they become addicted to it. it is not always easy to...

Where you live could determine how much opioid you can get

In a recent study, researchers at Penn Medicine found that where people live in the U.S. could determine how many opioids they can get. Patients...

Common myths about lower back pain everyone should know

Lower back pain is the greatest source of global disability. It is ahead of nearly 300 other conditions, leading to huge levels of health care...

4.6% of people in Massachusetts may have opioid addiction

In a recent study, researchers estimate that more than 275,000 people—or 4.6% of people over the age of 11 in Massachusetts- have opioid use...

Common painkiller linked to high risk for heart problems

In a new study, researchers find the commonly used painkiller diclofenac is linked to a higher risk of major cardiovascular events, such as heart...

Pain and negative emotions: the vicious cycle

In a recent study, Penn State researchers find emotions such as anger or sadness often are result of stress or pain, and that they...

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