Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 18:25
With medical practitioners vouching for music as a therapy to reduce pain and anxiety associated with child birth, especially among first time mothers, the trend is gaining wider acceptance.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 17:43
A new study has found that women who deliver naturally, endure labour pains without the help of epidural anesthesia and are accompanied by someone close during the birthing process are more content than women who give birth via caesarean section.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 17:41
In an effort to understand the science behind pain, researchers claimed to have developed a new technique that could result in better ways to relieve pain and monitor the healing process.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 08:58
Experts have claimed that a specific method of hypnosis, supposedly used by the likes of Kate Middleton and Kim Kardashian during childbirth, could make labor pain-free.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 15:14
A "pandemic of over-regulation" of opioid-based painkillers such as morphine and fentanyl means billions of cancer patients around the world suffer intolerable pain, researchers said on Thursday.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 15:15
Researchers have developed a new jab, which when injected once every two weeks into the body, can ease the crippling symptoms of arthritis.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 14:34
When faced with inevitable pain, most people choose to "get it out of the way" as soon as possible, a new study suggests.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 08:52
Crankiness, bloating and fatigue are some of the common symptoms of painful periods. Menses can be very uncomfortable, and at times, drain out energy.