Pain Management

This drug could save people with opioid overdose, but less than 2% of them...

In a new study, researchers found that only a tiny minority of people at risk for an opioid overdose actually are prescribed a drug...

These common behaviors could reduce pain, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that people who engage in altruistic behaviors (extending kindness to others without expecting anything in return) feel less...

Effective early prevention of neuropathic pain

An unpleasant tingling in the hands and feet, numbness, fuzzy and burning sensations—these symptoms may indicate a neuropathy, a disease of the nervous system. If...

Your personality determines how you experience pain – and it’s the same with your...

Would you brush off a serious injury as “just a scratch”? Perhaps you’re the opposite and a stubbed toe is unbearable. Anyone who follows sports...

This therapy could reduce incontinence, pain in men after prostate surgery

For decades, therapy to strengthen pelvic muscles has been the standard treatment for men dealing with urinary incontinence after prostate surgery. But in a new...

Researchers develop new method for emergency pain relief

Intravenous morphine is the most commonly used care for relieving acute pain in the emergency room, but the need to get an IV line...

Having naloxone on hand can save a life during an opioid overdose

Anyone can save a life during an opioid overdose with naloxone, a front-line defense in the nation's opioid crisis. Naloxone is a life-saving drug that,...

Scientists find new way to help people with chronic pain, depression

In a new study, researchers found that patients with chronic pain and depression who participated in medical group visits to learn mindfulness techniques were...

Sleep disturbance may increase risk of migraine headaches

In a new study, researchers confirm that nightly sleep disturbance linked to daily risk of migraine headaches. The research was conducted by a team from...

Scientists find better way to treat knee pain from arthritis

In a new study, researchers examined the use of genicular artery embolization (GAE) for extended treatment of knee pain caused by osteoarthritis (OA). They showed...

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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...