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Cannabinoids could prevent migraine, study finds

Researchers have found that a combination of THC and CBD - two of marijuana's active compounds - is as effective as existing drugs for...

At-risk chronic pain patients taper opioids successfully with psychological tools

Psychological support and new coping skills are helping patients at high risk of developing chronic pain and long-term, high-dose opioid use taper their opioids.

After lung surgery: Innovative method for filling, sealing pleural cavities

Researchers have developed a new method for filling and sealing pleural cavities. The process consists of injecting polyurethane foams into the lungs with a...

Rib cage pain: Six possible causes

Rib cage pain can be caused by a range of conditions, from fractures to fibromyalgia. Learn about the symptoms and when to see a...

Yoga more risky for causing musculoskeletal pain than you might think

Yoga causes musculoskeletal pain in 10 percent of people and exacerbates 21 percent of existing injuries, research shows. The findings come from the first...

Highlights From the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Pain Society: Part 1

News Editor’s note: The following is Part 1 of a two-part series of selected presentations from the 36th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American...

A partner’s touch relieves pain, study shows

A new study suggests that a lover's touch helps to alleviate pain and keep romantic partners' heartbeats and respiration patterns synchronized.

Tailbone pain: Causes, diagnosis, and relief

Pain in the coccyx, or tailbone, can appear for a number of reasons, including injury, childbirth, and degeneration. Learn more in this article.

Nine effective home remedies for earache

In this article, we look at the possible causes of an earache, as well as nine home remedies to help alleviate the pain and...

Treating Lyme disease: When do symptoms resolve in children?

Researchers in infectious disease examined how quickly Lyme disease symptoms typically resolve in children, a question that has received little prior study.