MAYWOOD, Ill. – About 1 in 1,111 patients who undergo urologic surgery for conditions such as prostate cancer and kidney stones experience opioid dependence or overdose (ODO), a Loyola Medicine study has found.
ROCHESTER, Minn. – Ice fishing might seem like a benign sport for everyone – except the fish. Sitting in a cozy shanty waiting for a bite, what could go wrong? A lot, Mayo Clinic surgeons have found. The ice fishing injuries they have chronicled seem more like a casualty list from an extreme sport: burns, broken bones, concussions and more. The findings are published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine.
VANCOUVER – A British Columbia boy who was seized twice by the Children's Ministry due to his mysterious broken bones has been found to have a rare gene abnormality linked to a condition that blocks all feelings of pain.
DALLAS, Tex. – Four years ago, Merlinda Chelette was a hardworking ER nurse who suffered from excruciating back pain. When it became too painful to bear, she initially sought chiropractic care, but the pain got worse. Her search for relief eventually led to a radiologist, who found the surprising cause of her back pain was kidney cancer.
The National Pain Strategy, released this year by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, places strong emphasis on self management and patient education as critical pathways for improving treatment of chronic pain, especially the leading malady, back pain.
SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – Walking with a wearable robotic exoskeleton may enable people with multiple sclerosis to walk more efficiently by reducing the energy and muscle activity needed to walk, according to research presented recently at the Association for Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting in Sacramento, Calif.
Cuboid syndrome is a term that vaguely describes a clinical presentation of lateral midfoot pain caused by a hypothesized disruption of calcaneo-cuboid joint congruency. Symptoms are theorized to present subsequent to sudden traumatic overload, or repetitive overuse.
Patients with hypertension treated with acupuncture experienced drops in their blood pressure that lasted up to a month and a half, researchers with the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine have found.
During three years, mean hospitalization costs at the Vancouver Island Health Authority climbed for a set of pain patients before they received spinal cord stimulation to manage their chronic condition. The costs fell in the three years after the procedure, data showed in a study presented recently at the International Neuromodulation Society 12th World Congress.
Non-LCD screens may reduce symptoms of post-concussion syndrome: studyA pilot study conducted by the Canadian Concussion Centre has…
Toronto health lawyer cautions Bill 87 could impact patient careA Toronto lawyer has expressed concern a new Ontario legislation…
Baby boomers least likely to adopt digital health technology: surveyIn light of the increasingly aging population in Canada and…
Rick Klassen's brain showed signs of CTE: Canadian Concussion CentreThe Krembil Neuroscience Centre's Canadian Concussion Centre (CCC) said the…
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