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2575 Articles Matching "pain"

Hypnosis Through Virtual Reality AIDS In Medical Recovery

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Anesthesiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center are helping to explore the use of hypnosis through virtual reality to lessen postoperative pain and anxiety in children. The European-based pilot study involved 21 young patients and found that virtual reality hypnosis (VRH) reduced anxiety, total......
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Stimulating The Vagus Nerve In The Neck Might Help Ease Pain Associated With PTSD

Feb 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a mental condition caused by a traumatic event. People with PTSD may experience intrusive memories, negative thoughts, anxiety and chronic pain. The condition is typically treated with a combination of psychotherapy, anti-depressants and anti-anxiety medic......
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Lipitor vs. Altoprev

Feb 14, 2019 , RxList
Lipitor (atorvastatin) and Altoprev (lovastatin) are HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (“statins”) used to treat elevated total cholesterol, LDL, triglycerides, and to elevate HDL cholesterol. Side effects of Lipitor and Altoprev that are similar include constipation, nausea, heartburn/indigestion, headache, and mild muscle pain....
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Upbeat Attitude May Be a Pain Fighter

Feb 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Upbeat Attitude May Be a Pain FighterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Gallbladder Removal Operation During Pregnancy Associated With Adverse Maternal Outcomes

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Pregnant women produce extra progesterone, which puts them at greater risk for gallstones. When the stones become problematic, causing painful attacks, a surgeon may recommend that the diseased gallbladder be taken out by performing an operation known as a cholecystectomy. However, new research find......
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How Unconscious Physician Biases About Race, Ethnicity And Pain Plays A Role In The Opioid Crisis

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A new study reveals that residents of neighborhoods with the highest proportions of white people were more than twice as likely to be prescribed an opioid pain reliever than were residents of neighborhoods where whites were most scarce. “Medicine has a long, unsavory history of expecting people of color to tolerate larger levels of pain,” said Dr. Steven Woolf of Virginia Commonwealth University. In other news on the crisis: naloxone, wrongful death lawsuits, opioid-based medication and...
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Fresenius Kabi introduces methocarbamol injection

Feb 13, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Methocarbamol injection is used to provide relief for acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions. Read More...
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CBD nasal spray Rhinodol launches

Feb 13, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
New Leaf Pharmaceuticals is bringing an innovative way to deliver CBD meant to help with aches and pains. Read More...
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Music's power over pain gives it the ability to heal

Feb 12, 2019 , CNN Health
"People told me, 'You are changing me.' 'You are healing me,' " Emma Smith said....
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Viewpoints: Americans Are Incredibly Careless With Guns; Efforts To Curb Opioid Crisis Leave Patients In Pain

Feb 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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New Sensor To Monitor Blood Sugar Through A Breath

Feb 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
It’s a breath of fresh air for people with diabetics. A simple puff into a handheld device may one day be all it takes to monitor their blood sugar using a new technology being developed at South Dakota State University. The device will not only be painless, but reusable—no finger pricks or expens......
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Philadelphia Council Strikes Down Bill Designed To Regulate Pharmaceutical Sales Reps

Feb 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The controversial bill was introduced last fall as a means to curtail the influence sales reps have over doctors — which many believe has contributed to the overuse of opioid pain killers. News on the opioid epidemic comes from Tennessee, Ohio and New York, as...
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Surgeons Investigate Modified Pain Management Strategies To Reduce Opioid Use In Trauma Patients

Feb 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A team of surgeons is working to identify the most effective strategy to treat acute pain after injury while minimizing the amount of opioids prescribed to trauma patients, building on a previous project that decreased use of the highly addictive class of drugs by 40 percent. John A. Harvin, MD, MS......
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Optimism may protect against chronic pain in soldiers

Feb 09, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Soldiers who displayed high optimism before deployment were less likely to develop chronic pain after being sent to Afghanistan or Iraq than those who were more pessimistic, a new study finds....
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Little Evidence Pain Creams Work

Feb 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Little Evidence Pain Creams WorkCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/6/2019 12:00:00...
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Racist Northam Photo Rocks Already-Shaky Trust African-American Community Has With Medical Professionals

Feb 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
African-Americans have long complained of being ignored by doctors and having their concerns downplayed, with several studies over the years even showing that white doctors sometimes think black patients are less likely to feel pain. The controversy over Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, who was graduating from medical school at the time the blackface photo was published, has, for some, reaffirmed that mistrust. In other public health news: Alzheimer's, wildfires, e-cigarettes, HIV-tainted blood and...
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NSAID Pretreatment Impairs Immune Response In Heart Failure, Worsens Heart And Kidney Damage

Feb 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, are widely known as pain-killers and can relieve pain and inflammation. However, prolonged use raises the risk of heart and kidney failure events. A heart attack causes death of heart muscle cells by lack of oxygen, and it also significantly injures ......
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Expert panel advises against surgery for shoulder pain

Feb 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Surgery for shoulder pain that isn't caused by an injury has no better results than nonsurgical options or placebo surgery, and comes with potential harms, an expert panel has concluded....
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Self-Controlled Mammograms: Less Pain, Same Image

Feb 07, 2019 , WebMD
When women control the pressure on their own breasts during a mammogram, they can tolerate more compression, a new study...
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Chronic pain most common reason U.S. patients get medical marijuana

Feb 07, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Almost two-thirds of patients in the U.S. who get medical marijuana are using it as a treatment for chronic pain, a new study suggests....
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