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Back pain in active older adults linked to poorer endurance and walking efficiency

Back pain in active older adults linked to poorer endurance and walking efficiency

Active older adults with back pain may experience less energy efficient walking and poorer endurance, a new study suggests. “Older adults are living longer and healthier active lives, so paying attention to conditions that may threaten independent function is increasingly important,” said lead author of the study Eleanor Simonsick, from the National Institute on Aging [...]

February 13, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Back pain in active older adults linked to poorer endurance and walking efficiency

How to decode your tummy pain

How to decode your tummy pain

Research from Mintel reveals that a whopping 86% of all British adults have suffered some form of gastrointestinal problem or ailment in the last year. There are many different conditions and aliments that can cause abdominal pain so it can be difficult to know what is wrong. Family GP Dr Roger Henderson helps decipher seven types of [...]

January 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How to decode your tummy pain

Coffee lovers, take note: Caffeine can help you sleep, stop post-op pain

Coffee lovers, take note: Caffeine can help you sleep, stop post-op pain

Research has shown that a lack of sleep (both pre- and post-op) can worsen pain after surgery. This new study from the Department of Anesthesiology at Michigan Medicine set out to see if there were any interventions that could minimise the effect of sleep loss and reduce the severity of pain experienced after surgery. The [...]

August 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Coffee lovers, take note: Caffeine can help you sleep, stop post-op pain

After car crash, opioids no better than ibuprofen for pain: Study

After car crash, opioids no better than ibuprofen for pain: Study

For treating persistent pain after a car crash, prescription opioid painkillers such as oxycodone (Oxycontin) are no more effective than nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) like ibuprofen, a new study finds. “You’d think there would be a wealth of studies comparing our ‘go-to’ pain meds, but there just aren’t,” said study lead author Dr. Francesca Beaudoin. [...]

November 28, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on After car crash, opioids no better than ibuprofen for pain: Study

More pain in store for real estate, jewellery sector stocks

More pain in store for real estate, jewellery sector stocks

Real estate and jewellery continued to reel under selling pressure on Friday, three days after the government demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in a bid to curb black money circulation in the economy. While the Nifty Realty index tanked nearly 5% in morning deals, stocks of most gems and jewellery makers lost up [...]

November 11, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on More pain in store for real estate, jewellery sector stocks

New guidelines for cancer patients’ post-treatment pain

New guidelines for cancer patients’ post-treatment pain

FRIDAY, July 29, 2016 — More people are surviving cancer, but many are left with persistent pain after treatment. New guidelines from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recommend that doctors routinely screen for such pain. The guidelines also advise doctors to consider the use of non-traditional treatments for pain. These include hypnosis, meditation [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on New guidelines for cancer patients’ post-treatment pain

Demand, oil prices, create pain at the pump

Demand, oil prices, create pain at the pump

An increase in oil prices, along with refinery slowdowns and higher demand, means U.S. retail prices for gasoline are on the rise, market analysts found. Motor club AAA reports a national average retail price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline Tuesday at $2.11, unchanged from the previous day, but 3 percent higher than one [...]

April 19, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Demand, oil prices, create pain at the pump

‘Cold blasts’ can freeze out phantom limb pain

‘Cold blasts’ can freeze out phantom limb pain

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 6 — While amputees have found few treatments for phantom limb pain, researchers found using cold blast treatments helps to significantly reduce the pain. Image-guided cryoablation effectively reduced pain for patients in a small study at Emory University, according to researchers who presented the findings at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on ‘Cold blasts’ can freeze out phantom limb pain

Study: Uncertainty causes more stress than inevitable pain

Study: Uncertainty causes more stress than inevitable pain

LONDON, March 29 (UPI) — Ignorance may be bliss for some, but a recent study in England found people who were most unsure whether they would receive an electric shock were more stressed about it than those who knew they would be shocked. Researchers at University College London report uncertainty that something might happen, or [...]

March 29, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Study: Uncertainty causes more stress than inevitable pain