SATURDAY, Sept. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Even being young and athletic doesn’t protect against a vascular disorder. People experiencing arm pain may have something called thoracic outlet syndrome, a disease that often strikes patients in their 20s and 30s and has different causes from more typical vascular disease. Some
FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Bariatric surgery aims to help severely obese patients shed significant weight, and now new research shows that many can also look forward to lasting pain relief and mobility. Though many patients regain some weight in the first couple of years after bariatric surgery,
TUESDAY, Sept. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Aching joints are common for people over 50, but it’s still important to talk to a doctor about it rather than endlessly self-medicating, experts say. Now, a new poll from the University of Michigan breaks down joint pain, its impact on those who
THURSDAY, Sept. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) — An experimental drug that has been shown to treat rashes in people with lupus may also help with lupus-related joint pain. Affecting as many as 1.5 million people in the United States, lupus is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system
MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Cholesterol-lowering statins are proven lifesavers, but they’ve also gained a reputation for causing muscle aches and pains in a good number of patients. That reputation is undeserved, according to a new large-scale analysis of data from nearly two dozen clinical trials of statins.
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) — People with type 2 diabetes might face a substantially increased risk of heart failure if they take ibuprofen or some other type of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), a new Danish study indicates. Short-term NSAID use increased risk of hospitalization for heart failure by
TUESDAY, Aug. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) — People who use medical marijuana to treat chronic pain may have a slightly heightened risk of heart arrhythmias, a preliminary study suggests. Researchers found that among 1.6 million people with chronic pain, those prescribed medical marijuana were 64% more likely to suffer a
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Researchers may have found a new way to help ease the pain of knee replacement surgery: infusing morphine directly into the shin bone. The findings come from a recent study of 48 patients undergoing total knee replacement. The investigators found that giving a