If, like me, you grind your teeth when you sleep, you might be interested in this study. It claims that Botox could help to treat bruxism.
A decoy molecule that interrupts reactions that occur at the site of an injury could lead to new pain drugs that do not involve the central nervous system.
A recently published retrospective study has investigated the prevalence of long-term opioid use in adolescents and young adults following surgery.
By discovering the ways in which general anesthetics do more than induce sleep, researchers open up opportunities to develop improved drugs for surgery.
Quadratus lumborum pain is located deep in the lower back on both sides of the spine. Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
The vulva is the external genitalia in women. Pain or discomfort in these sensitive tissues is fairly common; learn about the causes.
Learn all about the different causes of painful ejaculation, along with associated symptoms and treatment options for this common condition.
Learn about knee hyperextension, an injury caused when the knee joint bends too far backward. We look at symptoms, treatment options, and recovery tips.
Learn about sprained fingers, an injury that causes pain in one or more of the fingers. Included are details on how to recognize a sprain from a break.
A look at breast cancer and back pain, a symptom in later stages of the disease. Included is detail on the link and self-care options people can try.
Renal colic is pain caused by a urinary tract stone. The pain can be anywhere in the urinary tract. Learn more about how it is treated.
A look at varicose vein pain, a condition where swollen veins become painful. Included is detail on prevention, potential causes, and when to see a doctor.
Learn all about prolotherapy, an alternative form of treatment for joint and back pain. We take a look at how it works, what to expect, and its efficacy.
Researchers suggest that a rare gene mutation that causes insensitivity to pain could be utilized to uncover new treatments for chronic pain.
Learn all about status migrainosus, a migraine that lasts for longer than 3 days, also known as intractable migraine. We look at symptoms and treatment.
What is your drink of choice when you have a sore throat? The editorial office staff voted, but what does the scientific evidence say about their choices?
'Tis the season to layer up in an effort to stay warm. But should we be so dismissive of low temperatures? Read about the health benefits of being cold.
Learn about the causes of sternum pain, including costochondritis and fractures. What is the difference between sternum pain and heart attack pain?
Learn all about polyarthritis, a condition where pain and inflammation occur in multiple joints at once. We look at the symptoms, causes, and treatments.
A look at occipital neuralgia, a condition also known as a tension headache. Included are details on how they differ from other headaches and prevention.