Pain Management

Scientists develop new drug for rheumatoid arthritis

Scientists from MedUni Vienna found that a new drug for treating rheumatoid arthritis has proved to be at least as effective as the current...

Medical marijuana for pain is linked to a slightly higher risk of heart problem

In a study from Gentofte University Hospital, scientists found people who use medical marijuana to treat chronic pain may have a slightly heightened risk...

Vegetarian women have 33% greater risk of hip fracture – here are three things...

There are plenty of reasons a person might choose to go vegetarian. For example, many people are choosing plant-based diets for environmental and ethical reasons. Another...

People with arthritis may have higher risks of dementia and depression

In a study from Odense University Hospital, scientists found higher risks of dementia and depression in people with arthritis. They used data from the DANBIO...

Vegetarian women have higher risk of hip fracture

In a study from the University of Leeds, scientists found that middle-aged women with a vegetarian diet had a 33% higher risk of hip...

Fatigue, headache among top lingering long COVID symptoms

Scientists from the Medical College of Georgia found fatigue and headache were the most common symptoms more than four months after COVID-19 infection. Muscle aches,...

Migraine headaches linked to higher risks for heart disease, stroke

Scientists from Soonchunhyang University found that migraine headaches may raise the risks for heart disease and stroke, particularly in women. The research is published in...

This dissolving implantable device could relieve pain without medication

Scientists have developed an implantable pain-relieving device -- a promising alternative to opioids and other addictive analgesics. The device could transform post-surgical pain management. It provides...

These common painkillers may actually cause chronic pain

In a recent study from McGill University, scientists found that using anti-inflammatory drugs and steroids to relieve pain could increase the chances of developing...

Almost 90% of people with opioid use disorder not receiving life-saving medication

While the opioid overdose and death epidemic continues to worsen across the United States, medications such as methadone, buprenorphine, and extended-release naltrexone are proven...