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2375 Articles Matching "pain"

New health insurer policy may mean you pay for your ER visit

Oct 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - While symptoms like chest or belly pain might reasonably drive you to the emergency room with worries about a heart attack or appendicitis, your insurance company might decide not to pay if it turns out your fears were unfounded, a new study suggests....
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Radiology finds clinical decision support in AI-based tool

Oct 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Radiologists are overworked, interpreting new images every few seconds to keep up with increasing numbers of CT and MRI scans. As is the trend these days, some are turning to digital tools backed by artificial intelligence to help ease the...
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Rare eye condition was behind da Vinci's genius, research claims

Oct 19, 2018 , CNN Health
A rare eye condition helped Leonardo da Vinci paint distance and depth of objects on flat surfaces with the accuracy which he became famous for, new research claims....
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FDA Panel OKs Stronger Opioid Despite Concerns

Oct 19, 2018 , WebMD
The company says there's a need for opioid pain medicines that don't require swallowing, because some patients have difficulty taking oral medication and may not have access to IV opioids. The FDA had earlier flagged two safety...
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Despite Opioid Crisis, Most Patients Want the Drugs for Post-Op Pain

Oct 17, 2018 , WebMD
The survey, of more than 500 patients scheduled for surgery, found that more than three-quarters expected to get opioids afterward. Most also thought opioids were the most effective treatment for post-surgery...
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New Nerve Stimulation Technique Might Relieve Back Pain

Oct 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: New Nerve Stimulation Technique Might Relieve Back PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Push-Button Pain Meds Curb Need for Opioids After C-Section: Study

Oct 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Push-Button Pain Meds Curb Need for Opioids After C-Section: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Despite Opioid Crisis, Most Patients Want the Drugs for Post-Op Pain

Oct 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Despite Opioid Crisis, Most Patients Want the Drugs for Post-Op PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Nerve Root Stimulation May Help Back Pain More

Oct 17, 2018 , WebMD
Stimulating a specific set of nerves that are nestled along the spine may deliver relief to those who suffer from chronic back pain and cut the need for opioid painkillers, new research...
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Poison Oak To Treat Pain? I Don't Think So

Oct 16, 2018 , Forbes
A study claiming that extracts of poison oak can be used to treat pain, if diluted down to nothing, made its way into Nature's mega-journal, Scientific Reports. The journal has just issued a notice of concern and is thinking about what to do...
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Ketamine Is A Safe, Effective Alternative To Opioids In Treating Acute Pain In The ED

Oct 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Intravenous, low-dose ketamine (LDK) is as effective as intravenous morphine in the control of acute pain in adults in the emergency department (ED). That is the finding of a study to be published in the October 2018 issue of Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM), a journal of the Society for Academic E......
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Postpartum Depression Linked To Mother's Pain After Childbirth

Oct 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
While childbirth pain has been linked to postpartum depression, the culprit may be the pain experienced by the mother following childbirth, rather than during the labor and delivery process, suggests new research presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting. Previous research has demonstrat......
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Despite Crisis, Most Want Opioids for Post-Op Pain

Oct 16, 2018 , WebMD
The survey, of more than 500 patients scheduled for surgery, found that more than three-quarters expected to get opioids afterward. Most also thought opioids were the most effective treatment for post-surgery...
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Climate change to cause global beer shortage, study says

Oct 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Beer is the prom king of alcoholic beverages, winning the popularity contest in terms of total volumes drunk. And because its main ingredient, barley, is sensitive to extreme drought and heat, climate change will cause undue pain for all who love their lager, new research suggests....
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Hernias: Why They Hurt And What Can Be Done

Oct 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An unusual bulge in the lower abdomen can cause severe pain and embarrassment, but doctors at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are on a mission to educate and treat patients one hernia at a time. A hernia is a common medical condition that happens when part of an internal organ or tissue pus......
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Young survivor of rare polio-like illness now thriving

Oct 16, 2018 , CNN Health
Lydia Pilarowski had a fever and cough that developed into intense pain, she had unusual weakness, and she couldn't move her left arm....
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RB intros Mucinex Cold & Flu All in One

Oct 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The product is a multi-symptom formula the brand said tackles headache and body pain, nasal congestion and sinus pressure, cough and chest congestion and sore throat and fever. Read More...
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Pot May Help MS A Little, But Questions Remain

Oct 13, 2018 , WebMD
People with MS who used cannabis-derived drugs reported slightly fewer muscle contractions, less bladder dysfunction and pain in a new study. But the self-reported results differed from those doctors came up...
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Depo-Medrol vs. Kenalog

Oct 12, 2018 , RxList
Depo-Medrol (methylprednisolone acetate) and Kenalog-40 (triamcinolone acetonide) are corticosteroids used to treat pain and swelling that occurs with arthritis and other joint disorders. They are also used to treat blood disorders, allergic reactions, certain cancers, eye conditions, skin/intestinal/kidney/lung diseases, immune system disorders, endocrine disorders, gastrointestinal diseases, hematologic disorders, respiratory diseases, rheumatic disorders, and nervous system...
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Health Tip: Know the Risk Factors for Lower Back Pain

Oct 12, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Know the Risk Factors for Lower Back PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/11/2018 12:00:00...
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