This study evaluated previously unreported data from the NHANES 2009-2010 and NHANES 2 (1976-1980) questionnaires that were used to compare axial pain rates among patients with and without inflammatory bowel disease.
Clinicians are routinely asked by their patients if CBD products are safe and effective, but research is lagging behind public acceptance.
Researchers found that overall research design and methodological criteria need to be examined closely to gauge true treatment effects in chronic pain clinical trials.
Patients with new-onset low back pain who initially consulted a chiropractor or physical therapist vs a primary care physician were found to have reduced risk for long-term opioid use.
Association more pronounced among children with autism plus developmental comorbidities
Odds of short- or long-term opioid use higher for initial visits with physicians for low back pain.
Appointment time and running behind schedule significantly affect likelihood of opioid prescription.
Discontinuing chronic opioid therapy for pain may not reduce mortality risk, and may be associated with an increased risk for overdose death.
A set of factors was found to be associated with greater opioid consumption after major surgery.
However, no link seen between migraines and vascular dementia.
An interdisciplinary work group has developed new guidelines for inpatient pain management that was perceived as helpful by clinicians.
Recognizing prescription opioid dependence and expanding the use of buprenorphine could improve the quality of life for patients with chronic pain.
Greater high-frequency heart rate variability during mindfulness meditation was found to be associated with reduced pain unpleasantness.
Physician anesthesiologists concerned about prevalent misunderstanding about marijuana, related products.
Ibuprofen doses of 400, 600, and 800 mg were found to provide comparable analgesia in adult patients seen in the emergency department with moderate to severe acute pain.
Central, but not overall, obesity linked to obstructive coronary artery disease underlying stable chest pain.
Verdict could have huge implications as other states and communities target pharmaceutical firms.
Kangaroo care may effectively reduce pain over repeated painful procedures in infants in neonatal intensive care units.
But evidence insufficient to assess impact of many treatments to reduce headache frequency in youth.
Three or more servings of caffeinated beverages associated with higher odds for headache that day.