Exercises for arthritis

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 09:22

Here are four types of exercises that can reduce pain, say experts

Over an hour of meditation reduces pain

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 06, 2011, 15:20

A little over an hour of meditation produces powerful pain-relieving effects in the brain, a new study shows.

Common painkillers increase heart risk

Last Updated: Friday, April 08, 2011, 14:06

A new study has associated common painkillers to increased risk of heart problems.

Pharmacy errors ‘may put kids at high risk of painkiller overdose’

Last Updated: Sunday, May 01, 2011, 16:30

Parents who give young children prescription painkillers should take extra care of them.

Cross your hands to relieve pain

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 11:13

Scientists said crossing the arms across the body might confuse the brain over where pain is occurring.They suggested this is because putting hands on the "wrong" sides of the body disrupts sensory perception.

Meditation eases pain and stress

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 09:49

Mindfulness meditation has been reported to enhance numerous mental abilities, including rapid memory recall.

Eat flour, almonds to satisfy hunger pains

Last Updated: Thursday, June 30, 2011, 11:33

Eating wheat flour and almonds increases the feeling of fullness, leading to reduced food intake and preventing overeating.

Massage therapy works wonders for back pain

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 05, 2011, 11:40

Massage therapy helps relieve not only chronic low back pain, and also helps a person to function properly.

Meditation eases pain and stress

Last Updated: Friday, July 15, 2011, 12:05

Mindfulness meditation helps regulate a vital brain wave called the alpha rhythm.

Poisonous shrub Jatropha acts as natural pain killer

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 12, 2011, 18:25

An extract of the poisonous shrub Jatropha curcas may function in a different way than morphine and other pharmaceuticals.

Yoga reduces symptoms of pain from fibromyalgia

Last Updated: Thursday, July 28, 2011, 10:21

Practicing yoga reduces the physical and psychological symptoms of chronic pain in women with fibromyalgia, a new study has found.

How does brain feel another`s pain?

Last Updated: Sunday, July 17, 2011, 16:27

Empathy for someone with whom you can directly relate is mostly generated by the intuitive parts of the brain,