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Monday, July 26, 2021

Chronic pain


World Health Day 2021: How important are preventive checkups?

April 07, 2021 11:57 am

Often, "any dangerous conditions" do not show clear signs and symptoms until they become severe. A timely diagnosis can not only keep a check on health, but also help address any potential complications in a timely manner, experts mention

Focus on your diet to tackle chronic inflammation; here's how

January 23, 2020 3:54 pm

Suffering from chronic inflammation? Count on some of these dietary changes.

Lap-band surgery may lower chronic knee pain

March 21, 2018 12:41 am

While the pain relief seen with lap-band surgery applied to all patients with osteoarthritic knees, researchers found that it was most helpful in the young men and women who lost the most weight.

Kids with chronic illness show signs of mental health problems

January 07, 2018 10:28 am

According to the study published in the journal BMJ Open, chronic illness can lead to anxiety disorders including separation anxiety, generalised anxiety and phobias. Read on to know more.

Garlic can fight chronic infections

November 28, 2017 3:31 pm

According to researchers, garlic contains ajoene, an active sulphurous compound , which is able to destroy important components in the bacteria's communication systems that involve regulatory RNA molecules.

Painkillers can increase duration of chronic pain

June 01, 2016 2:44 pm

This is a very ugly side to opioids that had not been recognised before.

Chronic pain may make you lazy

August 04, 2014 10:28 am

Acute pain is useful because it limits or stops our behaviour to prevent further injury and promote healing.

Virtual reality therapy may help reduce chronic pain

June 06, 2014 3:56 pm

Creating the perception of "swapping" a limb or bodily area affected by chronic pain in a virtual environment can be a powerful therapeutic tool.

Protein can lead to drug treatments for chronic pain

October 26, 2013 1:21 pm

This molecule would give pain relief that could last up to seven months.

Scientists 'see' pain in brain scans

April 11, 2013 4:32 pm

Research opens the door to help measure pain in those who are unable to communicate.