WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Barry Cadden, co-founder of a specialty compounding pharmacy behind a deadly meningitis outbreak in 2012, has been handed a prison sentence of 10 to 15 years in Michigan for involuntary manslaughter. On Tuesday, Cadden pleaded no contest to the charges against him, theContinue Reading

FRIDAY, June 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Blaming your ailing knees for feeling down? Unfortunately, even after physical pain eases, healing or fixing an injured joint often does not improve mental health, research shows. A new study found that anxiety symptoms only improved when a patient had major improvements inContinue Reading

MONDAY, June 26, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The pain and discomfort of a herniated disk can significantly impact the quality of your life. Here is what you should know about having a herniated disk, including what it is, its causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Plus, learn about the medication, self-care,Continue Reading

FRIDAY, June 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The future for a child diagnosed with scoliosis, an abnormal curvature of the spine that typically occurs just before puberty, can feel uncertain. As a parent, you want answers to your questions about scoliosis and how it can affect your child’s development. Here’sContinue Reading

THURSDAY, June 22, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Whiplash — an often underestimated injury that can strike in the aftermath of a collision — inflicts injury and pain on its unsuspecting victims. If you find yourself grappling with the relentless effects of whiplash, you’re not alone. Numerous legal websites estimate thatContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, June 21, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The phrase “pain in the neck” is a tongue-in-cheek way to describe annoying situations or people that test our patience, but for those who experience genuine neck pain, it’s no laughing matter. Neck pain can be a debilitating condition that affects daily lifeContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, June 21, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Imagine a life where even the simplest movement becomes a painful endeavor. Back pain, a pervasive ailment affecting millions, can turn daily routines into exhausting and painful challenges. Back surgery emerges as a potential solution when conventional treatments fall short, offering hope forContinue Reading

MONDAY, April 24, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Sciatica can send searing, unrelenting pain down your legs, and surgery is often recommended if other less invasive measures fail to bring relief. Unfortunately, a new study review suggests that such operations likely only provide temporary results, with pain typically returning within aContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2023 (HealthDay News) — People suffering from sciatica gain lasting relief from a procedure that uses a fine needle to heat nerve roots near the spine, a new clinical trial shows. The minimally invasive procedure, called pulsed radiofrequency (RF), provided superior pain reduction and disability improvement outContinue Reading