July 17, 2008 Archives - Clinical Advisor

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Self-care can relieve back pain

Clinicians may be able to help patients with chronic back pain overcome discomfort by employing a self-care program known as the Alexander technique…

Pain meds encourage migraine

Migraine patients who take opioids or barbiturates to control their pain may be making their condition worse, a new study suggests…

Thyrotropin linked to fatal CHD risks in women

Women’s risk of fatal coronary heart disease (CHD) rises with levels of thyrotropin, a hormone that stimulates thyroid function— even when those levels are within the normal range, a recent study suggests…

B vitamins fail to cut CV risk

Evidence continues to mount showing that additional folic acid and B vitamin have no effect on the probability of cardiovascular (CV) events, even among high-risk women…

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