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Chronic Pain Costs Americans $635 Billion

Chronic Pain Costs Americans $635 Billion

Chronic pain costs Americans up to $635 billion a year in additional health care coverage and lost productivity, according to a comprehensive new study. The economic burden of chronic pain in the U.S. now exceeds that of cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Researchers at John Hopkins University analyzed data on over 20,000 adult patients in […]

CXL5 Molecule Could Become A Target For Medicines To Treat Inflammatory and Sunburn Pain

CXL5 Molecule Could Become A Target For Medicines To Treat Inflammatory and Sunburn Pain

“The discovery of why sunburn hurts could lead to new treatments for conditions like arthritis and cystitis,” reported The Daily Telegraph. The article said that scientists have identified a molecule that appears to cause sensitivity to pain from ultraviolet radiation, which could be a target for new pain treatments. This was a laboratory study using […]

Hip Pain : Causes and Treatment

Hip Pain : Causes and Treatment

The hip joint is a major source of support for the body and, therefore, is  prone to injury and deterioration over time. There are also a number of injuries  and diseases that can cause hip pain and dysfunction. The hip is what is known as a ball-and-socket joint. The socket is part of  the pelvic […]

Healthy Tips For Keeping Hip and Knee Joints Pain Free

Healthy Tips For Keeping Hip and Knee Joints Pain Free

Research says that healthy joints not only could save your hips, knees and back from painful arthritis, it could save your life. It is the knee or hip osteoarthritis – the common joint destroyer that dogs one in four of us by middle age – can raise your risk for an early death by 55 percent, boosting your […]

Excercise:The Secret to Joint Pain Relief

Excercise:The Secret to Joint Pain Relief

Joint pain: it throbs, aches, and hurts. Quite likely, it makes you think twice about everyday tasks and pleasures like going for a brisk walk, lifting your grandchild or some grocery bags, chasing a tennis ball across the court, or driving a golf ball down the fairway. Sharp reminders of your limitations arrive thick and […]