Category: Mindfulness

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Caffeine may reduce surgical pain caused by poor sleep22 Aug 20175

Caffeine may reduce surgical pain caused by poor sleep22 Aug 20175

Postoperative pain is exacerbated by lack of sleep prior to surgery, new research suggests. But it's not all bad news, because the study also found t ...
Five ways to cope with migraine25 Aug 20174.5

Five ways to cope with migraine25 Aug 20174.5

Migraines are not just your average headaches. They can be debilitating, come unexpectedly, and be accompanied by a varied range of upsetting effects ...
Study explains why patients with shingles feel pain29 Aug 20174

Study explains why patients with shingles feel pain29 Aug 20174

Chickenpox is a typical childhood illness. In most cases, it is benign, and the symptoms disappear within ten days. However, its causative agent, Var ...
Anesthesia and surgery during infancy may impact white matter during childhood29 Aug 20174.5

Anesthesia and surgery during infancy may impact white matter during childhood29 Aug 20174.5

General anesthesia and surgery in otherwise healthy infants under the age of 1 year old could be associated with decreases in the amount of white mat ...
Anti-inflammatory drugs can inhibit muscle growth30 Aug 201752

Anti-inflammatory drugs can inhibit muscle growth30 Aug 201752

The long-term use of over-the-counter (OTC) anti-inflammatory drugs can inhibit muscle growth in young, healthy individuals engaging in weight traini ...
Cortisone flare: Pain after a cortisone shot explained30 Aug 201741

Cortisone flare: Pain after a cortisone shot explained30 Aug 201741

A cortisone injection, also known as a steroid or corticosteroid injection, is used to reduce inflammation. It is a shot that mimics the effects of c ...
Lower back pain may all be in the mind, study suggests3 Sep 20174

Lower back pain may all be in the mind, study suggests3 Sep 20174

A new study into the neuroscience of clinical pain suggests that perceptions of stiffness may not reflect the actual state of the spine and joints. T ...

New assessment predicts fracture risk for patients in long-term care7 Sep 2017

Researchers from Hebrew SeniorLife's Institute for Aging Research have developed and validated a new assessment to predict the risk of falls in long- ...
Ledderhose disease: Treatments, diet, and surgery9 Sep 20175

Ledderhose disease: Treatments, diet, and surgery9 Sep 20175

Ledderhose disease or plantar fibromatosis is a rare condition affecting the bottom of the feet. It is named after Dr. Georg Ledderhose who detailed ...
Headache on the left side: Symptoms, causes, and treatment14 Sep 20174

Headache on the left side: Symptoms, causes, and treatment14 Sep 20174

Experiencing a headache that affects the left side of the head can be alarming if the cause is unknown. Understanding the types of headaches that cau ...
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