Back Pain

Meditation, Cognitive Therapy Help Back Pain: Study

Meditation, Cognitive Therapy Help Back Pain: Study

  Washington, United States – Meditation and cognitive behavioral therapy — not conventional treatments for back pain — seem to be effective in alleviating the common condition, researchers said. After 26 ...

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Paracetamol no Better Than Placebo in Low-Back Pain: Study

Paracetamol no Better Than Placebo in Low-Back Pain: Study

  PARIS, July 23, 2014 (AFP) – Paracetamol, the first-choice lower-back pain killer, worked no better than dummy drugs administered in a trial of more than 1,600 people suffering from ...

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Spain Hepatitis Patients Say Cutbacks Block Vital Drugs

Spain Hepatitis Patients Say Cutbacks Block Vital Drugs

  Madrid, Spain – Several hundred hepatitis C sufferers and their supporters protested in Madrid Saturday, complaining that public spending cuts were cutting off access to a drug that could cure the ...

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Black Americans Under-treated for Pain Due to False Beliefs: Study

Black Americans Under-treated for Pain Due to False Beliefs: Study

  Miami, United States – Half of white US medical students harbor false beliefs about the biology of African-American people, and these misconceptions could explain why blacks are routinely under-treated for ...

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Limit Opioid Painkiller Prescriptions, US Regulators Say

Limit Opioid Painkiller Prescriptions, US Regulators Say

  Washington, United States – US health authorities issued guidelines to limit prescribing opioid painkillers, in an attempt to help curb an epidemic of overdoses that kills more than 40 Americans ...

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Geldof Hits Back After Band Aid Song Branded ‘Cringeworthy’

Geldof Hits Back After Band Aid Song Branded ‘Cringeworthy’

  London, United Kingdom – Bob Geldof hit back Tuesday at critics of his Band Aid 30 charity single after the British nurse who survived Ebola said the song’s lyrics were embarrassing ...

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Geldof Hits Back After Band Aid Song Branded ‘Cringeworthy’

Geldof Hits Back After Band Aid Song Branded ‘Cringeworthy’

  London, United Kingdom – Bob Geldof hit back Tuesday at critics of his Band Aid 30 charity single after the British nurse who survived Ebola said the song’s lyrics were embarrassing ...

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Ebola Contagion in Spain Raises Fears for Europe

Ebola Contagion in Spain Raises Fears for Europe

  MADRID, October 8, 2014 (AFP) – Doctors in Spain hospitalised four more people and rushed to identify dozens of others at risk on Tuesday after a nurse was infected ...

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