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chronic pain

Discontinuing opioid therapy can be fatal

Research highlights alarming effects of discontinuing opioid prescriptions.

07 Sep 2019 12:01 PM

Self-administered acupressure can help chronic lower back pain

Self-administered acupressure can result in improvement in pain and fatigue.

23 Aug 2019 11:03 AM

Chronic pain cases reduced after marijuana legalisation

Study has shown that legalisation of marijuana has substantially decreased chronic pain.

17 May 2019 11:17 AM

Pain disruption therapy may treat back pain

Here is what a new study has found.

16 Oct 2018 12:07 PM

Common painkiller may not help in chronic pain after nerve injury

There is no diagnostic method that allows doctors to identify the patients whose pain will respond to a particular type of pain treatment

26 Sep 2018 11:04 AM


Depression may be linked to arthritis, says study

Study found that arthritis is more common among depressed patients than those who were not suffering from the mood disorder.

20 Sep 2018 5:08 PM

Research shows doctors may someday prescribe sugar pills for chronic pain

The individuals whose pain decreased as a result of the sugar pill had a similar brain anatomy and psychological traits.

13 Sep 2018 10:32 AM

Chronic pain may contribute to suicide, study warns

Back pain, cancer pain and arthritis pain accounted for a large proportion of the chronic pain conditions.

12 Sep 2018 11:39 AM

Marijuana can relieve your pain: Study

Pain is a complex experience that involves both the senses and emotions.

06 Sep 2018 1:23 PM

New brain network linked to pain in Parkinson's disease

Researchers have found evidence that the subthalamic nucleus is functionally linked to a pain-processing network.

29 Aug 2018 9:12 AM


Chronic fatigue and pain caused by parasite inside eye make life an ordeal for teenager

The parasite is found in tap water and is believed to have entered through a droplet of water between her eye and contact lens.

09 Aug 2018 5:32 PM

Opioids tied to bad sex life and lack of desire

When people do take opioids, they should work with their doctor to make the medication dose as low as possible to reduce pain sensations.

26 Jul 2018 6:26 PM

Britain moves closer to legalizing medicinal use of cannabis

But the review will not consider legalizing the drug for recreational purposes.

04 Jul 2018 1:59 PM

Beat the risk of frailty with healthy heart

The researchers analysed uncontrolled high blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels and being a current smoker.

21 May 2018 4:42 PM

Tai chi beneficial for managing chronic pain

Fibromyalgia is a long-term condition that causes widespread body pain.

22 Mar 2018 2:15 PM


Cognitive behavioral therapy might help against chronic pain

Four hundred twelve adults referred to a pain management center at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital in London were subjects for the study.

12 Jul 2017 9:41 AM

Study reveals new insights into rare chronic pain condition

Scientists are studying whether symptoms could be reduced by therapies used to treat attention problems in people with brain injuries.

11 Jul 2017 9:17 AM

This therapy cuts depression, anxiety symptoms in chronic pain patients

The therapy focuses on psychological flexibility and behaviour change.

19 Jun 2017 9:14 AM

Chronic pain tied to faster memory decline in old age

Ignoring constant body pain can have adverse effects resulting in brain disease later

07 Jun 2017 10:36 AM