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Scientists develop first-of-its-kind implant that relieves pain without drugs

Scientists develop first-of-its-kind implant that relieves pain without drugs

Researchers at the Northwestern University have developed a device that sounds straight out of science fiction: a small, soft, flexible first-of-its-kind implant that relieves pain on demand, without the use of drugs and dissolves. The biocompatible, water-soluble device could provide a much-needed alternative to opioids and other highly addictive medications. As per the researchers, the …

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3M Open director Hollis Cavner rips players leaving PGA Tour, calls Saudi Golf League 'a pain'

3M Open director Hollis Cavner rips players leaving PGA Tour, calls Saudi Golf League ‘a pain’

The kid with a quirky swing who made a name for himself three summers ago as the first winner of the 3M Open will not be back in Blaine in 2022. He might never tee up in a PGA Tour event again. On Monday, Matthew Wolff was among the latest players to defect to LIV …

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A New Study Points to a Surprisingly Simple Way to Ward Off Knee Pain

A New Study Points to a Surprisingly Simple Way to Ward Off Knee Pain

A promising new study suggests that walking could ward off knee pain for people with osteoarthritis. Researchers surveyed over 1,000 people ages 50 or older with knee osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis in the United States. Some had persistent pain at the outset, while others did not. After four years, those who started …

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Dr Carrie Jose health and wellness column why is shoulder pain not going away

Statistics show that shoulder pain impacts approximately 15.4% of men and 24.9% of women. The prevalence of shoulder pain also tends to increase and become more severe as we age, especially for folks in their 50’s.  There are many reasons why we get shoulder pain. It’s the most mobile joint in your body, making it …

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A mom said her severe pain was dismissed as anxiety for a year. Then, while undergoing a c-section, she learned she had terminal cancer.

A mom said her severe pain was dismissed as anxiety for a year. Then, while undergoing a c-section, she learned she had terminal cancer.

Lois Walker said she made 20 calls and multiple ER visits due to pain, swelling, and bowel issues. Doctors told her she had health anxiety, even when her pregnancy became so painful she threatened suicide.  During a c-section, doctors found tumors in multiple organs. She doesn’t know how long she’ll live. Loading Something is loading. …

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Medicinal cannabis reduces pain and the need for opiate painkillers among cancer patients

Medicinal cannabis reduces pain and the need for opiate painkillers among cancer patients

A comprehensive assessment of the benefits of medical cannabis for cancer-related pain found that for most oncology patients, pain measures improved significantly, other cancer-related symptoms also decreased, the consumption of painkillers was reduced, and the side effects were minimal. Published in Frontiers in Pain Research, these findings suggest that medicinal cannabis can be carefully considered as …

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