In patients with intractable spine and limb pain, spinal stimulation was associated with better pain reduction than medical therapy, with newer stimulation technology having better effects than conventional stimulation.
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The Clinton Foundation’s Health Matters Initiative, in partnership with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, issued a report providing 49 recommendations under 10 topic areas on how to address the opioid crisis.
Among menopausal women, intermittent hypoxia in obstructive sleep apnea decreases the risk of bone health decline.
A new biomechanical bone assessment evaluates fracture risk in children at least as effectively as femoral and total body bone mineral density.
Pilates may represent an effective therapy for the management of chronic lower back pain.
Uniport and multiport wire-reinforced flexible catheters have similar analgesic efficacy for labor epidural analgesia.
Yoga improved health outcomes in military veterans with chronic low back pain, including lowering their pain intensity.
Acupressure is not an effective adjunctive therapy to sodium valproate for chronic migraine with aura, but can reduce treatment-associated nausea.
Diclofenac at 150 mg/day is the most effective NSAID for treating osteoarthritic pain and physical disability, while paracetamol had nearly no effect.
An association was established between excessive daytime sleepiness and a high frequency of headaches.