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Benefits of continuous NSAID use in ankylosing spondylitis

...ving physical function, as well as providing rapid relief from back pain and stiffness. Yet, physicians generally recommend taking NSAIDs on a short-term basis, only as needed for severe AS symptoms, due to the risk of gastrointestinal complications associated with long-term use. Inspired by the improved ...

Narcotic drugs effective for severe, chronic pain in older patients

...ents. Older patients also received long-term pain relief from the opioids whereas younger patients showed n...in management, actually gain significant long-term relief with minimal risk of excessive dose escalation or toxicity," said Pamela Palmer, MD, PhD, professor ...

Canada lags behind in caregiver support

...evel in Canada, caregivers only have access to tax relief and a short- term paid work leave to provide palliative care. In Australia and the U.K. caregivers are directly paid a certain amount of money, based on need. The U.K. also recently introduced a state pension for low or no-income caregivers. Such in...

As morphine turns 200, drug that blocks its side effects reveals new secrets

...used each year for medical purposes including pain relief for patients with chronic pain or advanced medical...t which all new medications for postoperative pain relief are compared," notes Jonathan Moss, M.D., Ph.D., professor of anesthesia and critical care at the Un...

World Bank and IMF preventing transfer of foreign aid to HIV/AIDS programmes

...stment in their health programmes. To receive debt relief countries must provide the IMF and World Bank with a poverty reduction strategy. Most strategies include spending targets or ceilings for various sectors of government activity. These ceilings exist because of concerns that rapid inflows of foreign e...

Low back pain relief, causes, measurement & prosthetic fit, production, comfort

... (CAD/CAM) technologies. Aerobic exercise offers relief from low back pain This study examines whether individuals with chronic low back pain demonstrate exercise-induced pain reduction. Eight patients with chronic low back pain received a pressure pain stimulus to the nondominant index finger immediatel...

Clinical trial proves link between chiropractic and migraines

...edications also have the problem of giving instant relief to the migraine, but creating another 'rebound migraine' the next day." The trial used 123 migraine sufferers, whittled down from around 1000 who applied after seeing a television program about the research. This group was divided into a treatment gr...

OTC treatments for reflux fail to match relief of prescriptions

...en opt to take over-the-counter remedies for quick relief of acid reflux symptoms, rather than visiting a do...ltinational Survey (Abstract T1673) People seeking relief from symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) often turn to over-the-counter (OTC) medicin...

60 per cent of first-time mums say prolonged labour will affect them for life

...ght I was going to die" and 69 per cent that "pain relief during delivery saved me". 47 per cent of normal deliveries agreed with both statements. Overall 76 per cent of prolonged deliveries said it "was a pain to give birth", compared with 48 per cent of normal deliveries. "Pain was the main factor ment...

UCLA researchers find common gastrointestinal condition keeps patients up at night

... of methods. OTC medications may provide temporary relief but will not prevent symptoms from recurring. In addition, lifestyle changes that can minimize GERD symptoms include avoiding fatty foods, caffeine, onions, chocolate and alcohol. Losing weight may also help alleviate GERD symptoms. 5 About Diges...

Study compares stomach acid control of three proton pump inhibitors in chronic NSAID users

... erosions to the esophagus have occurred. Symptom relief does not rule out the existence of other serious stomach conditions. For full prescribing information for NEXIUM please visit www.purplepill.com About AstraZeneca AstraZeneca is a major international healthcare business engaged in the research,...

Mayo Clinic study determines surgery is best remedy for hammer hand

...peration and that he witnesses an almost immediate relief in his patients with this surgery. "Post-surgery, patients feel their hands are warmer right away, though ulcers take a little longer to heal," he says. "Most people do quite well and get back to work quickly." Patients with this condition have a ...

Morphine for chest pain increases death risk

...erin has been used for more than 130 years for the relief of chest pain, also known as unstable angina. It works by relaxing blood vessels and allowing blood flow to increase. "Nitroglycerin has a physiological effect that may, at least temporarily, influence the underlying ischemia," Meine said. "Morphine,...

Risk of womb cancer varies according to the type of HRT used

...gh the risks, we need other approaches for symptom relief and disease prevention as the menopause progresses."...

How can we use a human rights approach to help improve the lives of those with mental disabilities?

...view of local staff and international humanitarian relief workers. In Hungary and Paraguay, MDRI found people locked in cages. In Turkey, Peru, and Bulgaria, MDRI investigators learned of a practice called "unmodified ECT"--the use of electroconvulsive therapy without any form of anaesthesia or muscle rel...

NIH awards funding to biotech firm for heart disease

...rugs, gene therapy, and vascular interventions for relief of arterial obstructions. In 2003, approximately 750,000 coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgeries were performed worldwide and approximately 1.8 million balloon angioplasty procedures were performed. While these interventional therapies are now ...

Rare surgery performed to remove pancreas, prevent diabetes

...ted, although radical last-resort, surgery to give relief from pain, usually from inflammation of pancreatitis. In the past, such surgery might eliminate the pain but would leave the patient with severe, poorly-controlled diabetes, since the insulin-producing islets of Langerhans would necessarily be discar...

NSAIDS okay for tonsillectomy, new study finds

...oidal anti-inflammatory drugs can be used for pain relief with no significant increase in bleeding and with less nausea and vomiting, according to a systematic review of current evidence. NSAIDs include analgesics such as ibuprofen (Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve). Although these drugs are proven painkillers ...

The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, issue 2

...in children You can give children NSAIDs for pain relief after removing their tonsils because there is no evidence that the drugs significantly increase bleeding Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin and ibuprofen are used to reduce pain after children have had their tonsils removed. ...

Alcohol magnifies the rewarding effects of smoking, even for light smokers

...g urges were greater for positive effects than for relief from withdrawal or a negative mood. Numerous stud...mple, "a cigarette would taste good now") than for relief from negative mood and/or withdrawal (for example, "smoking would make me feel less depressed"). "...

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