2874 Articles Matching "pain"

Fewer Opioid Painkillers Can Still Control Surgery Pain

Aug 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Fewer Opioid Painkillers Can Still Control Surgery PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Cedars-Sinai study on inpatient VR pain management offers glimpse at real-world outcomes

Aug 15, 2019 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Positive data from the pragmatic study is the clearest evidence yet that in-hospital therapeutic VR could be effective in a live deployment, according to...
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Virtual reality experiences can help ease severe pain

Aug 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Playing virtual reality games or relaxing in a virtual nature setting might help ease chronic pain, particularly when symptoms are severe, a new experiment suggests....
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Virtual Reality's Latest Use: Easing The Pain Of Childbirth

Aug 14, 2019 , Forbes
This was underlined yet again on Friday, when the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff announced that it had begun a trial in which VR headsets would be given to women in...
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NeuroMetrix pivoting from D2C, restructuring business following weak performance of Quell pain relief wearable

Aug 10, 2019 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The company laid off more than half of its staff since the beginning of...
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Beyond Water And Paint: Lead Poisoning From Spices And Powders Poses Unique Risk To Immigrant Families

Aug 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
For example, some products containing lead, such as kajal, have been banned by the Food and Drug Administration but can still be purchased at specialty grocery stores. In other public health news: vaccines, boxing, climate change and...
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China restricts opioid in tighter painkiller controls

Aug 08, 2019 , Reuters
China has imposed new restrictions on the opioid oxycodone, its drug regulator said, as the country tightens control of its painkillers industry in the battle against drug addiction....
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How you can help victims of the shooting in El Paso and Dayton

Aug 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Pain and trauma continue to reverberate after two mass shootings within hours of each other this weekend in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. Twenty-nine people were killed and dozens wounded in the attacks. As the communities come to terms with the aftermath, civic groups are mobilizing to help those affected cover medical, funeral and other costs....
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Families Worried About Alzheimer’s Turn To Expensive PET Scans For Early Diagnosis, But Test Has Downsides, Experts Warn

Aug 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The test, which reveals if amyloid is forming in the brain, can cost $5,000 to $7,000 and isn't covered by insurance. But don't rush to judgement, experts warn: amyloid occurs commonly in older people’s brains, yet not everyone with amyloid will develop dementia. Nor does a negative PET scan mean someone won’t develop dementia. Public health news also looks at: racism, binge drinking, trust in science, stylish clothes for disabled teens, heatstroke, sun screen safety, alternative pain...
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PainChek receives Singapore regulatory clearance and signs agreement with Allium Healthcare

Aug 06, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Hot on the heels on being granted a US patent for pain assessment invention last month, Australia-based PainChek, developer of the world’s first smart phone-based pain assessment and monitoring app, has received regulatory approval from Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority (HSA) for the use of the PainChek app in the...
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Inspections Turn Up Lead From Deteriorating Paint In Nearly 1,000 New York City Classrooms For Young Children

Aug 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
In the school department's first-of-a-kind report, it listed online which of the 5,408 pre-school and kindergarten classrooms it inspected had lead problems. Administrators stressed the 938 classrooms are safe, but parents who want to get free blood tests for their children were informed how to go about it. Lead exposure is a serious health risk for young children. News on environmental health hazards comes from Ohio, California and Georgia, as...
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Addressing Health Care Worker Trauma with an Off-Site, Overnight Workshop

Aug 02, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
Everyone experiences loss and other personal trauma, but those of us who work in health care are obliged to cope with our own personal grief and stress as well as witness the suffering and pain of our patients. Do these words ever describe you at the end of a shift at work? ” . . [...] The post Addressing Health Care Worker Trauma with an Off-Site, Overnight Workshop appeared first on Off the...
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Choose The Right Backpack To Prevent Back Pain, Injuries This School Year

Aug 02, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
It’s that time of year again: Parents are buying their children supplies for the upcoming school year, but what they may not realize is that one item on their list is sending thousands of children to doctors' offices every year—backpacks. In fact, statistics from the Consumer Products Safety Commis......
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AG Bell Takes Global Symposium Abroad To Address Worldwide Childhood Hearing Loss

Aug 02, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell), which was started by Dr. Alexander Graham Bell, best known for inventing the telephone, recently held its first-ever global symposium in Madrid, Spain to address the rising number of childhood hearing loss worldwide. ......
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'Kangaroo Care' Reduces Pain From Needle Pricks In Preterm Infants Across Hospital Admission

Aug 02, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For preterm infants in the newborn intensive care unit (NICU), skin-to-skin contact with the mother – sometimes called "kangaroo care"– reduces pain from repeated painful procedures, reports a study in PAIN®, the official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain(IASP). The ......
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Leading Edge Pharms names former NBA champ to marketing role

Aug 02, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The company named John Salley its executive vice president of marketing, effective immediately, and tasked him with helping market Leading Edge Pharms’ Cananvera line of CBD-based topical pain and inflammation products. Read More...
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Flexeril vs. Soma

Aug 01, 2019 , RxList
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine) and Soma (carisoprodol) are muscle relaxants indicated as adjuncts to rest and physical therapy for relief of muscle spasm associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal...
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'Presenteeism' takes toll on menstruating women

Jul 31, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who push themselves to work or study despite menstrual symptoms like painful cramps may be less productive on those days and might benefit from being able to work from home or take a day off and make it up later, a large survey suggests....
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Federal Employee Health Care Plan Will Tighten Rules For Opioid Prescription Coverage

Jul 31, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Officials said that patients who need long-term painkillers will still be able to get them, but the new guidance is geared toward cutting down bad overprescription habits. Meanwhile, CMS has also released new options for Medicaid to help mothers and their children who are affected by opioids. In other news on the crisis: divvying up the winnings from lawsuits, a surge in meth, cocaine and stimulants, and post-jail opioid...
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Facebook urges gay men to give blood, which can be a painful reminder they aren't allowed to

Jul 30, 2019 , CNBC Health
Facebook delivers reminders to gay men to donate blood, even though they are often restricted from doing...
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