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Pain-relieving Medicines Linked to Hearing Loss

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[24/09/2012] Headache? Back pain? At the first sign of pain, you might reach for a pain-relieving medicine to sooth your bodily woes. Analgesics are the most frequently used medications in the United States and are commonly used to treat a variety of medical conditions. But although popping a pill may make the pain go away, it may do some damage to your ears.Pain-relieving Medicines Linked to Hearing Loss - Read more

Managing Chronic Pain Tougher in Poor Neighborhoods

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[12/03/2012] Living in a poor neighborhood was linked with worse chronic pain for young adults, according to a study by the University of Michigan Health System, but young black patients faced difficulties with pain management no matter where they lived. Managing Chronic Pain Tougher in Poor Neighborhoods - Read more

Violence in Care: "It Starts with a Mean Word and Ends with Murdering“

Senior citizens in need of care become more and more often victims of violent encroachments. Potential culprits are informal caregivers or the nursing staff. What affected people should do and how such situations can be avoided – the experts of a Germany-wide emergency call advice centre in Bonn know it.Violence in Care: "It Starts with a Mean Word and Ends with Murdering“ - Read more

Neuron Memory Key to Taming Chronic Pain

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[27/02/2012] A team of researchers led by McGill neuroscientist Terence Coderre, who is also affiliated with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, has found the key to understanding how memories of pain are stored in the brain. More importantly, the researchers are also able to suggest how these memories can be erased, making it possible to ease chronic pain.Neuron Memory Key to Taming Chronic Pain - Read more

Elderly Emergency Patients Less Likely to Receive Pain Medication

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[06/01/2012] A new study of University of North Carolina School of Medicine finds that people 75 years old or older are less likely to receive any pain medication in hospital emergency departments than middle aged people – those between 35 and 54 years old.Elderly Emergency Patients Less Likely to Receive Pain Medication - Read more

Fibromyalgia: Psychological Intervention Reduces Disability and Depression

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[28/11/2011] A recent trial shows cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) reduces functional disability and depressive symptoms in adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia. The psychological intervention was found to be safe and effective, and proved to be superior to disease management education.Fibromyalgia: Psychological Intervention Reduces Disability and Depression - Read more

Blame Backbone Fractures on Evolution, Not Osteoporosis

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[31/10/2011] Osteoporosis is blamed for backbone fractures. The real culprit could well be our own vertebrae, which evolved to absorb the pounding of upright walking, researchers at Case Western Reserve University say.Blame Backbone Fractures on Evolution, Not Osteoporosis - Read more

Reducing Pain: Yoga Boosts Stress-busting Hormone

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[19/08/2011] A new study by York University researchers finds that practicing yoga reduces the physical and psychological symptoms of chronic pain in women with fibromyalgia.Reducing Pain: Yoga Boosts Stress-busting Hormone - Read more

It Is a Pain to Take Care of Pain

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[03/01/2011] Researchers report that chronic pain takes a toll on primary care providers as well as their patients. They conclude that providers' needs should not be ignored if pain care is to be improved.It Is a Pain to Take Care of Pain - Read more

 
 

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