Health News

Feel Blue, Green and Red?
Pain will come and go for most people, but it can be more intense if you suffer depression and/or anxiety. Treating these problems can be difficult but experts provide some tips.
Women Who Smoke Experience More Chronic Pain
If you have chronic pain, quitting smoking may be one of your best bets. Women who are heavy smokers or even former smokers tend to experience substantially more pain than non-smokers.
New Spoils of War
The life of a soldier is one of serving their country and sacrificing more than anyone may know. A recent study shows the Gulf War Illness (GWI), which affects 25 percent of those serving in Desert Storm, appears to be related to their place of deployment and other tangible factors.
Distress Linked to Back Pain Intensity
Don't discount the role of psychiatric disorders in chronic back pain. Distress may increase the pain intensity and inability to work when it comes to acute low back pain and chronic musculoskeletal pain.
No Added Pain Relief With Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Block
When undergoing a surgical procedure or recovering from an operation, patients are hoping for complete pain relief in which they feel no pain whatsoever during the procedure or in the tender hours afterward.
Chronic Pain Gene Identified
Do you ever wonder why you have that persistent pain in your back? Or where that chronic headache comes from? Scientists may finally have the answer.
Special Needs Kids Bullied & Isolated
Kids with special needs are struggling in the classroom, far more than their peers. Kids with special needs feel more isolated, are the victims of bullying at far greater rates, and are less motivated to do well academically.
Swan Song For Ballet Dancers
A new study has identified factors that would allow a professional dancer to resume performances after undergoing arthroscopy scope of the hip.
Flat Feet and Your Knees
Having flat feet is associated with chronic knee pain, or knee osteoarthritis, in older adults, a recent study finds.
A Joint Venture
A team of researchers at the University of Missouri have successfully regenerated complete shoulder joint surfaces using a patient’s own cells.