Pain

Researchers reveal new insights into rare chronic pain condition

Researchers reveal new insights into rare chronic pain condition

The findings from researchers at the universities of Bath and Oxford (UK) suggest that a rare chronic pain condition might involve changes in the way that the brain processes visual information, which in turn could provide new insights into how to treat the condition.

Jul 10, 2017, 10:03 AM IST
 Dads-to-be, take note! Hold your partner's hand in labour room to ease their pain

Dads-to-be, take note! Hold your partner's hand in labour room to ease their pain

A study has found that holding your partner's hand synchronises your heart and respiratory rates and dissipates her pain.

Jun 22, 2017, 23:54 PM IST
 Suffering from severe pain? Experts say THIS form of alternative medicine will work just as well as drugs!

Suffering from severe pain? Experts say THIS form of alternative medicine will work just as well as drugs!

 While acupuncture is widely used by practitioners in community settings for treating pain, it is rarely used in hospital emergency departments, researchers said.

Jun 19, 2017, 15:56 PM IST
VR therapy may help reduce pain: Study

VR therapy may help reduce pain: Study

Researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in the US examined 100 hospitalised patients who reported pain scores of greater than three on the Numeric Pain Rating Scale from zero to 10.

Jun 18, 2017, 21:38 PM IST
Chronic pain may increase dementia risk in elderly

Chronic pain may increase dementia risk in elderly

The study, led by researchers from the University of California San Francisco, showed that people who suffer from chronic pain tend to have diminished attention capacity and impaired memory. 

Jun 06, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
Suffering from arthritis and back pain? Good sleep and normal vitamin D levels might help!

Suffering from arthritis and back pain? Good sleep and normal vitamin D levels might help!

A new study has found that adequate levels of vitamin D supplements combined with good sleep can help you you get rid of chronic arthritis and back pain.

May 24, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
Fear of injection? Knowing your doctor may help reduce the pain!

Fear of injection? Knowing your doctor may help reduce the pain!

The study suggests that participants who experience higher levels of anxiety on a day-to-day basis experienced greater reductions in pain from feeling close to their doctor.

May 06, 2017, 19:19 PM IST
Swear all you want – It's making you stronger!

Swear all you want – It's making you stronger!

A possible reason for this is that it stimulates the body's sympathetic nervous system – that's the system that makes your heart pound when you are in danger.

May 05, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
Scientists develop first light-activated drug for pain treatment

Scientists develop first light-activated drug for pain treatment

For the first time, scientists have developed a light-activated drug that has therapeutic applications for the treatment of pain.

Apr 12, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
First 'photo-drug' for pain can be activated anytime with light

First 'photo-drug' for pain can be activated anytime with light

The Neurosciences of the University of Barcelona study's design of a "photo-drug" (JF-NP-26) has powerful therapeutic applications to treat pain, a molecule that can be specifically activated at any wished moment (that is, with a high spatiotemporal resolution) with light.

Apr 12, 2017, 13:37 PM IST
Suffering from chronic pain? Reading a good book may help ease the pain

Suffering from chronic pain? Reading a good book may help ease the pain

A new study has showed that reading a good book may not only be captivating but may also help people suffering with chronic pain.

Mar 03, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
Do you suffer from chronic knee pain? Online treatment may help you!

Do you suffer from chronic knee pain? Online treatment may help you!

This model of care delivery could greatly improve patient access to effective treatments.

Feb 21, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
Period cramps? Try these simple ways to get relief from it!

Period cramps? Try these simple ways to get relief from it!

Do you often suffer from the severe period cramps? Well, everyone deal with this agonizing pain every month. 

Feb 12, 2017, 00:10 AM IST
Suffering from back pain? Try yoga to get relief from it!

Suffering from back pain? Try yoga to get relief from it!

 Are you suffering from chronic low back pain? If yes, then try doing yoga as it may help you get relief from the severe pain.

Feb 07, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Cervical spondylitis: Here's why the condition worsens in winter

Cervical spondylitis: Here's why the condition worsens in winter

Cervical spondylitis usually occurs in middle-aged and elderly people, but according to orthopaedicians, computers and mobile phones are making even youngsters predisposed to developing the condition quite early in life.

Jan 30, 2017, 10:37 AM IST
Suffering from migraine? Try these essential oils to get relief from it!

Suffering from migraine? Try these essential oils to get relief from it!

Migraine is the most common and painful thing that a person can experience. 

Dec 22, 2016, 00:06 AM IST

Our beliefs can worsen pain, insomnia conditions

Individual beliefs can play a potential role in worsening insomnia and pain experiences in patients with chronic pain conditions like back pain, fibromyalgia and arthritis, a team of researchers has found.

Sep 22, 2016, 20:53 PM IST

Reasons why you're having chest pain!

 Depending on its cause, chest pain may vary ranging from a sharp stab to a tight, squeezing or crushing sensation.

Aug 24, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

Listening to music can be beneficial for cancer patients

Listening to music can be beneficial for cancer patients as it leaves a positive impact not just psychologically but physically as well by alleviating symptoms of anxiety, pain, fatigue and boosting quality of life, a new study has suggested.

Aug 18, 2016, 21:33 PM IST

Six ways to get rid of back pain!

Back pain can be painful, uncomfortable, and may vary in intensity - acute, sub-acute, or chronic depending on the duration.  

Aug 17, 2016, 18:44 PM IST