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Could Botox stop teeth grinding?

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.

Scientists create new molecule to combat pain

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.

Is pediatric surgery a gateway to opioid misuse?

A recently published retrospective study has investigated the prevalence of long-term opioid use in adolescents and young adults following surgery.

How general anesthetics affect the brain

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: Treatment and stretches

Quadratus lumborum pain is located deep in the lower back on both sides of the spine. Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

What causes vulvar pain?

The vulva is the external genitalia in women. Pain or discomfort in these sensitive tissues is fairly common; learn about the causes.

Why does it hurt when I ejaculate?

Learn all about the different causes of painful ejaculation, along with associated symptoms and treatment options for this common condition.

What is a hyperextended knee?

Learn about knee hyperextension, an injury caused when the knee joint bends too far backward. We look at symptoms, treatment options, and recovery tips.

Sprained finger: Everything you need to know

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.

What to know about breast cancer and back pain

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.

What is renal colic? Symptoms and relief

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.

All you need to know about varicose vein pain

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.

What is prolotherapy and what is it used to treat?

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.

How a gene mutation could help to treat chronic pain

Researchers suggest that a rare gene mutation that causes insensitivity to pain could be utilized to uncover new treatments for chronic pain.

What is an intractable migraine?

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.

Lemon, honey, and alcohol: Which is best for sore throat?

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?

How can our health benefit from colder temperatures?

'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.

What causes pain in the sternum?

Learn about the causes of sternum pain, including costochondritis and fractures. What is the difference between sternum pain and heart attack pain?

What is polyarthritis?

Learn all about polyarthritis, a condition where pain and inflammation occur in multiple joints at once. We look at the symptoms, causes, and treatments.

What you need to know about occipital neuralgia

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.

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