Is back pain killing us?
Older people who suffer from back pain have a 13 per cent increased risk of dying from any cause, research has found. The study of 4390 Danish twins aged more than 70 years investigated whether spinal pain increased the rate ...
Can staying active help to prevent chronic pain? Physical activity affects pain modulation in older adults
Older adults with higher levels of physical activity have pain modulation patterns that might help lower their risk of developing chronic pain, reports a study.
Pain in the neck: Engineers use CRISPR technology to prevent tissue damage, resulting chronic pain
Researchers have discovered a way to curb chronic pain by modulating genes that reduce tissue- and cell-damaging inflammation.
High cholesterol levels linked with rotator cuff surgery failure
Patients with higher cholesterol levels face a significantly greater risk for failure of minimally invasive (arthroscopic) rotator cuff surgery, according to a new study. According to the study, commonly-used cholesterol lowe...