Tag: "pain" at medical news
New Drug in Diabetic Neuropathy
...nful condition which is a very agonizing nighttime pain
seen in diabetics. However, new hope lies with exp...ocks NMDA receptors, which are believed to mediate pain
effects in diabetic neuropathy being researched by Central Arkansas Research, Arkansas. This drug sh...
Fibroids unlikely to Turn Cancerous
...hs in the uterus which sometimes cause discomfort, pain
and bleeding. According to Dr. Kevin Reynolds, chief of gynecologic oncology at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, in Ann Arbor, removal of fibroids is the largest single reason hysterectomies are performed in the United States. ...
Painkillers Do Not Shorten Dying Patients' Lives
...f the study."This study dispels the myth that good pain
control at the end of life means killing the patie...t. People should not fear that taking morphine for pain
need shorten life, and any doctor with such a worry about one of their patients should seek speciali...
Serum Progesterone Helps Stratify Ectopic Pregnancy Risk
...resented to an emergency department with abdominal pain
or vaginal bleeding. Patients were monitored until intrauterine or ectopic pregnancy was confirmed. Follow-up showed that, altogether, 61% were viable intrauterine pregnancies, 32% were nonviable intrauterine pregnancies and 7.3% were ectopic pregnan...
Pancreatitis: Minimially Invasive Procedure Offers Long-Term Pain Relief
...rn to a minimally invasive operation for long-term pain
relief, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins ...dominal and back pain. In many cases, Kalloo says, pain
may be caused by elevated pressures in the pancreatic duct. For these patients, endoscopic therapy t...
Fight Heart disease and Pain with Meditation
...ental meditation says it is possible to fight body pain
and a host of risk factors of heart disease includ...rteries and also plays a major role in alleviating pain
in many patients. Researchers from the College of Maharishi Vedic Medicine in Fairfield, Iowa, cond...
Gujarat quake-Rescue teams give up hope of finding more survivors
...ers are still arriving at Gujarat to help ease the pain
of the victims of India’s worst quake ever. The prime minister of India, Atal Behari Vajpayee, has announced that a special tax proposal will be introduced to help the state of Gujarat tide over this calamity and the union home minister, Lal Krishn...
Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene
...octors who work round the clock trying to ease the pain
of the thousands who survived the quake. While the actual treatment might end in a few hours, for the injured to recover it might well take several weeks or even months before they become normal again. Even if they do it is unlikely that anyone of ...
Not all tooth pain may have dental origins!!
...t dentists only with terminal problems or when the pain
becomes unbearable.A small problem is easier to cu...ornia, while addressing the participants told that pain
that appears to be tooth-related could often be traced to another problem entirely. Pain radiating t...
Spirituality helps lessen arthritic pain
... religion or spirituality to cope with the chronic pain
of rheumatoid arthritis can reduce their pain
and boost their sense of well being, the researchers say. Dr. Francis says, "One might expect that ...
Diabetic testing gets easier
...ars or so. The main obstacle of these tests is the pain
and discomfort associated with them. But researche...reasingly been developing new ways to minimize the pain
from those finger pricks with a growing arsenal of glucose monitors, lasers and lancets. One of the...
Fight arthritic pain with acupuncture
is one of the worst types of chronic pain. Many pe...is enough evidence to suggest acupuncture relieves pain
for some arthritis sufferers. It has proven least effective against immune system-related arthritic ...
Antidepressants come in handy for patients on treatment for hepatitis, cancers and multiple sclerosis
...ing 12 weeks of interferon treatment reported less pain
and fewer instances of gastric irritations. They also reported less confusion or memory problems and slightly less fatigue than people who didn’t get the antidepressants...
Paracetamol May Cause Live Damage Warns Consumer Education and Research Centre
...dvent of ‘Crocin 1000’ which is been promoted as a pain
reliever for chronic conditions like osteoarthritis and rheumatic arthritis. Recent studies by Dr Eliam Lee of the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Centre, has documented that 38% of acute live failure cases in 22 hospitals in the United St...
Vedic vibration technology- the new cure for arthritis
...ients treated and at least 60 per cent relief from pain
in 70 per cent cases. The study was recently conducted in Berlin and Paris in co-ordination with scientists from The Netherlands, Albuquerque, Iowa, New York and Massachusetts. Arthritis is a chronic, disabling condition characterized by stiff, pai...
Distraction therapy found very effective in postoperative patients
in patients following surgeries has been effective...ounds from nature and have successfully controlled pain
in patients following a painful procedure called bronchoscopy, which involves inserting the tube int...
Analgesic abuse - cause for chronic headache in children
Over the counter pain
medications such as aspirin, acetaminophen(paracet...en by each patient was 28 each week, with 16 using pain
medication daily. They stopped all the analgesic medications and found that the headache symptoms de...
Acupuncture superseeds massage therapy for short term relief of pain
Chronic neck pain
often remains a therapeutic challenge for many pra...en its stride. Acupuncture vs massage for treating pain
has been widely debated with some practitioners. Dr. Dominik Irnich of Ludwig-Maximilians Universit...
Leptospirosis epidemic feared in mumbai - 12 killed
...ase include high grade fever, headache, diarrhoea, pain
in the joints or muscles. The disease is present in the urine of rats and is transmitted to humans through dogs, cattle and on contact with contaminated water....
Antifever drug betters stroke outcome
reliever and fever reducer Paracetamol, whose active ingredient is Acetaminophen is found effective in the prognosis of the stroke. The fever-reducer acetaminophen lowers body temperature in people who have had a stroke, according to a new study cond...
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