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Researchers unlock access to pain relief potential of cannabis

University of Guelph researchers are the first to uncover how the cannabis plant creates important pain-relieving molecules that are 30 times more powerful at reducing inflammation than Aspirin. The discovery unlocks the potential to create a naturally derived pain treatment

Sleep disorders up health care visits, costs for low back pain

(HealthDay)—The presence of a sleep disorder diagnosis has a significant effect on low back pain (LBP)-related health care visits and costs, independent of pain intensity and disability, according to a study published online July 5 in Spine. Daniel Rhon, D.Sc.,

Combined online self-management for pain, associated anxiety and depression works

Pain is the most common physical symptom for which adults seek medical attention in the United States, while anxiety and depression are the most common mental health symptoms for which adults visit a doctor. Drugs, especially opioids, may not be

Defective potassium channels cause headache, not body pain

Defective potassium channels involved in pain detection can increase the chance of developing a headache and could be implicated in migraines, according to research in mice published in eNeuro. A type of potassium channel called TRESK is thought to control

Taking opioids for pain may make it harder to find primary care, study finds

Finding a new doctor for health checkups and general care can pose a challenge to anyone. But for people who take prescription opioid pills for their chronic pain, it might be far harder, according to a new study. In fact,

Healing touch and oncology massage lessen cancer pain

A study published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine revealed that both healing touch and oncology massage therapies can provide immediate relief from cancer-related pain. The study was conducted by a team of researchers from Atrium Health. People

Study examines the course of back pain over time

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Back pain is among the most frequently reported health problems in the world. New research published in Arthritis Care & Research, an official journal of the American College of Rheumatology and the Association of Rheumatology Health