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Repeated exposure to pain relief puffer may damage liver


April 17th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 17 (ANI): Experts have warned that repeated exposure to a widely-used anaesthetic may cause liver disease.The anaesthetic, methoxyflurane, is used for rapid short-term pain relief during brief, painful procedures, and ... Read more...

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New finding to make morphine a safer, more effective drug


March 25th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Morphine could soon become a safer and more effective drug - thanks to a discovery by researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine.An orphan drug originally used ... Read more...

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Looking at a pic of a loved one ‘cuts pain by 44pc’


February 25th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists at Stanford University have discovered that pictures of loved ones have the power to dull pain.Their study showed that an image of a romantic partner dulls activity ... Read more...

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Mirror therapy prevents phantom limb pains in patients undergoing amputation


January 21st, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A study has found that a simple technique known as mirror therapy can effectively prevent phantom limb pains in patients undergoing amputation of an arm or leg.Dr. Steven ... Read more...

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Opioid painkillers can significantly reduce workers low back pain


September 23rd, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): A new study has suggested opioid pain medications for workers with chronic low back pain, for it can significantly improve their ability to lift and perform other ... Read more...

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Stress may be key to alleviating pain


December 6th, 2007 - 5:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): An Indian scientist at the Queensland Brain Institute has revealed that stress is the key to alleviating pain.The research led by Pankaj Sah explained a key mechanism by ... Read more...

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