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. SomeContinue Reading

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,Continue Reading

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.Continue Reading

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 byContinue Reading

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 aContinue Reading

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 aContinue Reading

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Taking part in certain sports in high school may lead to misuse of prescription stimulants in the years after graduation, a new study finds. It reported that high school seniors who play contact sports are 50% more likely to abuse prescription stimulants inContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, July 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) – It’s long been conventional wisdom that weather makes arthritis pain worse. The issue has been studied through the years, with conflicting findings. But three recent studies found weather does have some impact, said Dr. Robert Shmerling, writing for the Harvard Health Blog. InContinue Reading