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News - Medical

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News - Medical

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New Breath Test for Breast Cancer in Just Six Minutes

Chronic Illness Increases Risk of Restless Legs Syndrome

9/11 attacks leave legacy of chronic illness - CBS News

9/11 attacks leave legacy of chronic illness

cbsnews.com

Lyme disease, A report released 5/2014 says insurance coverage of long-term antibiotic treatment of chronic Lyme disease would only increase insurance policies by about 13 cents.

Study on cost of expanded Lyme disease treatment released

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Here's more fallout from the health care law: Until now, customers could walk into an insurance office or go online to buy standard health care coverage any time of year. Not anymore. Many people who didn't sign up during the government's open enrollment period that ended Monday (April 1, 2014) will soon find it difficult or impossible to get insured this year, even if they go directly to a private company and money is no object. For some it's already too late.

New testing for fibro called The symptom intensity scale.

New fibro treatment? A medication normally used to quiet a stubborn cough may also help ease the chronic pain of fibromyalgia, a small study suggests. Researchers found that the cough suppressant, dextromethorphan, temporarily diminished pain perception in both fibromyalgia patients and healthy adults. The benefit appears to stem from the fact that dextromethorphan blocks the action of a chemical messenger known as NMDA, which helps relay pain signals to the brain.

Cough suppressant may ease fibromyalgia pain

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Some people feel pain more intensely than others, and new research suggests differences in pain sensitivity may be related to differences in brain structure.

Ouch! Why some people may be more sensitive to pain

foxnews.com

CAN YOU GET OVARIAN CANCER, ETC DESPITE HAVING PREVENTATIVE SURGERIES? Yes! Women with BRCA1 Mutations May Still Be at Risk for Rare Types of Uterine Cancer After Preventive Surgery to Remove Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes...

Top 7 Food Rules for People in Pain (most important in my opinion--get tested for what foods or allergies may be making you worse. To really feel better you must have a reaction to a food AND totally take it out of your diet, this is HARD to be that disciplined and also expensive. I tested for gluten and others and have no sensitivities. On the other hand... EAT HEALTHY. Just because you do not have reactions doesn't mean you can eat a lot of junk)

Top 7 Food Rules for People in Pain

huffingtonpost.ca

Chronic Neck Common Among Car Crash Victims, Study Finds

Chronic Neck Pain Common Among Car Crash Victims, Study Finds

scienceworldreport.com

Now they think serotonin can CAUSE more pain? Oh No! Seratonin, a neurotransmitter long thought to promote feelings of well-bring and happiness, could also cause chronic pain by making nerves hyperactive, according to a new study at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland.

Serotonin May Perpetuate Chronic Pain

americannewsreport.com

Healthspan is considered... "the years of life spent relatively free of disability and serious illness." A study from the Yale School of Medicine released in the October, 2013, issue of Cell Metabolism shows that chronic inflammation can speed the aging process and significantly reduce healthspan. BUT... There ARE ways you can slow it down. all hope is not lost, but you must make some intentional decisions.

Aging Process Speeded By Chronic Inflammation

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LymeDisease.org Publishes Largest Study of Chronic Lyme Disease Ever Conducted; Patients Suffer Poor Quality of Life and High Rates of Disability and Unemployment

Millions could go off blood pressure meds simply because guidelines have changed. Some medical professional disagree with be guidelines, however. This impacts people over 60.

Autism could begin in the womb, new research suggests

FDA Hears From Fibromyalgia Patients, FDA officials acknowledged that many of the current drug therapies for fibromyalgia are ineffective 3/2014

Doctors oppose nurses giving spinal pain injections

  • Caroline Turner
    Caroline Turner

    Good decision....i receive epidural and facet injections. Im comfortable with only my neurosurgeon handling the procedure.

Pain a common problem for people with COPD

Cold Weather Hits Fibromyalgia Sufferers Hard

Health News - HEALTH LINE: Cold Weather Hits Fibromyalgia Sufferers Hard

healthcanal.com

Study Finds Vitamin D3 Helps with Pain in Fibromyalgia

NEW DRUG FOR SHINGLES... The researchers hope that the drug might also be effective against other causes of chronic neuropathic pain, such as diabetes, HIV, nerve injury and cancer chemotherapy, as it targets a mechanism that is not targeted by any existing therapies and has fewer side effects.

Healing ‘A Nation In Pain’ - new book by the nationally syndicated health columnist Judy Foreman argues that the main pain problem in this country is not overdoses or abuse — it’s the vast numbers of people in pain who have trouble getting the medications they legitimately need to ease their suffering. It’s called A Nation in Pain: Healing Our Biggest Health Problem

Could turning a light in and off really turn our pain on and off? Optogenetics Makes Mice Resistant to Pain