October 16, 2018

New Nerve Stimulation Technique Might Relieve Back Pain

TUESDAY, Oct. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Stimulating a specific set of nerves that are nestled along the spine may deliver relief to those who suffer […]
October 15, 2018

Push-Button Pain Meds Curb Need for Opioids After C-Section: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Letting women who’ve had a cesarean section dispense and control pain medication through a catheter reduces their use of […]
October 15, 2018

Despite Opioid Crisis, Most Patients Want the Drugs for Post-Op Pain

MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Despite a flood of news reports on the opioid crisis, many people still want the potentially addictive painkillers after […]
October 11, 2018

Could Same-Sex Couples Have Babies With Shared DNA? Study Hints It's Possible

THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Lesbian and gay couples might one day be able to produce offspring that share genetic traits from both parents, […]
October 3, 2018

AHA: After 2 Heart Attacks, She May Need a New Heart — But First Comes Her Wedding

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3, 2018 (American Heart Association) — On her way to watch her beloved Kansas City Chiefs play in 2016, Leah Huss felt sensations far […]
October 2, 2018

For Pain Relief, Why Not Try Drug-Free Alternatives?

TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Pain sends more people to the doctor than any other ailment. But if you don’t want relief from a […]
October 1, 2018

Three New Genes Linked to Chronic Back Pain

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New research pinpoints three genes responsible for skeletal development that appear to be connected to chronic back pain. The […]
September 19, 2018

Acupuncture: A New Look at an Ancient Remedy

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Widely practiced in Asia for thousands of years, acupuncture is one of the key components of traditional Chinese medicine. […]
September 18, 2018

AHA: Common Treatment for AFib May Also Lower Anxiety, Depression

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Levels of anxiety and depression seen in people who have a common heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation […]
September 14, 2018

1 in 12 Americans Lives With Debilitating Chronic Pain

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Of the 50 million Americans living with chronic pain, the pain is so bad for 20 million that it […]
September 12, 2018

Mindfulness May Be a Buffer Against Pain

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Mindfulness meditation may take the edge off of pain, a new study suggests. “Mindfulness is related to being aware […]
September 12, 2018

Could a Placebo Pill Help Ease Your Back Pain?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — With millions of pain-plagued Americans looking for an alternative to opioids, the solution for some might be no medicine […]
September 10, 2018

'No Documented Reason' for 1 in 3 Outpatient Opioid Rxs: Study

MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The United States is in the grip of an epidemic of opioid painkiller addiction. But now, research shows that […]
September 10, 2018

Chronic Pain May Drive Some to Suicide

MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Suffering debilitating pain every day may be so unbearable that some decide to take their own lives, new research […]
September 4, 2018

IVF May Put Children at Risk for High Blood Pressure

TUESDAY, Sept. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In vitro fertilization gives couples struggling to conceive the chance to have children, but a new study suggests these […]
September 3, 2018

Opium Poppy Genome Research May Aid Painkiller Production

MONDAY, Sept. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Scientists who decoded the opium poppy genome say the breakthrough might improve production of the plant to provide a […]