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Ultrasonic surgery reduces pain and swelling after chin surgery

Ultrasonic surgery reduces pain and swelling after chin surgery For patients undergoing plastic surgery of the chin (genioplasty), the use of ultrasonic “piezosurgery” equipment reduces trauma, pain, and swelling, compared

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Research reveals a new way to administer anaesthetic in the mouth

Research reveals a new way to administer anaesthetic in the mouth A study published in Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces has revealed how the dentist could give patients anaesthetic using

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Paracetamol ‘not clinically effective’ in treating osteoarthritis pain or improving physical function

Paracetamol ‘not clinically effective’ in treating osteoarthritis pain or improving physical function In a large-scale analysis of pain-relief medication for osteoarthritis, researchers found that paracetamol does not meet the minimum

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14-15 September 2016, World Drug Safety Europe Congress, Munich

14-15 September 2016, World Drug Safety Europe Congress, Munich Meet patients, physicians, pharma and health authorities to discuss effective drug safety strategies. The World Drug Safety Congress Europe is a

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Study shows spinal cord stimulation reduces emotional aspect of chronic pain

Study shows spinal cord stimulation reduces emotional aspect of chronic pain Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have shown that patients who have chronic pain can reduce

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Loyola study finds women suffer more neck pain than men

Loyola study finds women suffer more neck pain than men Women are 1.38 times more likely than men to report neck pain due to cervical degenerative disc disease, according to

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Mindfulness meditation provides opioid-free pain relief

Mindfulness meditation provides opioid-free pain relief Cognitive-based approaches found to reduce pain, such as hypnosis, acupuncture, distraction and even the placebo response, have been shown to work through this system.

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Psychologists explore pain in Hispanic Americans

Psychologists explore pain in Hispanic Americans Hispanic Americans report fewer pain conditions compared with non-Hispanic white or black Americans, according to a critical review and analysis of more than 100

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Hip replacement too soon after a steroid injection increases infection risk

Hip replacement too soon after a steroid injection increases infection risk Patients considering hip replacement surgery would do well to wait three months if they’ve had a steroid injection to

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Anaesthesia in surgery not linked to long-term cognitive impairment in older adults

Anaesthesia in surgery not linked to long-term cognitive impairment in older adults New research suggests older patients should not feel reluctant to have quality of life enhancing surgeries due to