Pain Management

What can you do about the opioid crisis? Get a free naloxone kit and...

Who needs a free naloxone kit? Just about anyone who might come across an opioid overdose, according to a range of University of Alberta experts. Alberta...

Scientists find new way to treat inflammation pain

In a new study, researchers found that delta opioid receptors have a built-in mechanism for pain relief and can be precisely targeted with drug-delivering...

This new therapy could reduce chronic low back pain

In a new study, researchers found that tanezumab, a monoclonal antibody that inhibits nerve activity, provides relief in patients with chronic low back pain,...

People with diabetes have a higher risk of this bone problem

In a new study, researchers found that people living with diabetes are at greater risk of bone fractures. They found that people with type 1...

Chronic back pain may be linked to this change in the brain

Chronic pain is a serious problem for millions of people around the world. Whether due to injury, old age, or other circumstances, chronic pain can...

Should you take cannabis supplement for pain relief?

CBD, short for cannabidiol, is undergoing a surge in popularity as the hot new supplement, with a promise to treat a variety of conditions...

Opioids combined with this drug could be especially dangerous

In a new study, researchers found that taking both short-acting benzodiazepines (a sedative drug) and opioids may put patients at an especially high risk...

This common pain medicine may strongly lower blood pressure

In a recent study from the University of Copenhagen, researchers found that acetaminophen, a common painkiller for headaches could make blood pressure drop largely. They...

More opioids cannot reduce chronic pain

In a new study, researchers found that increasing doses of opioid pain medicines may not benefit patients with chronic pain. They found that pain relief...

Cannabis hemp oil may effectively treat chronic neuropathic pain

In a new study, researchers examine the effectiveness of consuming hemp oil extracted from the whole Cannabis plant. They found legal Cannabis hemp oil reduced...

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