Verum acupuncture was found to be more effective than sham acupuncture in improving pain, sleep quality, and general status recovery, but not fatigue in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome.
Economic hardship was defined as having an equivalized household disposable income <60% of the median disposable income of the population of Denmark that year.
Most critical care nurses feel inadequately prepared to provide palliative care.
Men and women may respond differently to opioids prescribed for pain relief.
Marijuana use is common among adults with medical conditions, especially younger people.
Increases in functional connectivity between pro-nociceptive brain areas may correlate with higher levels of peripheral inflammation in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis \ and comorbid fibromyalgia.
Simple Fibromyalgia Assessment Screening Tool indices may facilitate the diagnosis of fibromyalgia in the routine care of patients with other rheumatic diseases.
The levels of urine C-telopeptide of cross-linked collagen type II were found to be independently associated with pain intensity and radiographic severity in patients with osteoarthritis.
Biofeedback may effectively improve headache and urinary incontinence related to prostatectomy.
More men with long-term opioid use are screened for low testosterone than men taking opioids for a short period of time; however, given the known link between opioid use and low testosterone, these rates were still lower than expected.