Author Archives: Pain Managment Clinic

New Way to Classify Rheumatoid Arthritis

(ĐTĐ) – A new way of classifying rheumatoid arthritis should lead to earlier identification of the disease, which, in turn, should help investigators explore new therapies to prevent its ravages, researchers say. Tiếng Việt >> The revised classification, announced this week by the American College of Rheumatology and the European League Against Rheumatism, will allow […]

Male Osteoporosis: Bone Mass Matters

(ĐTĐ) – 20% of people with osteoporosis are men. What causes it, and what can you do about it? Tiếng Việt >> Real men get osteoporosis, too. As many as 2 million American men already have osteoporosis, the bone thinning that makes bones brittle and porous and at likely to fracture. Twelve million men are […]

Marijuana Relieves Chronic Pain

(ĐTĐ) – Three puffs a day of cannabis, better known as marijuana, helps people with chronic nerve pain due to injury or surgery feel less pain and sleep better, a Canadian team has found. Tiếng Việt >> ”It’s been known anecdotally,” says researcher Mark Ware, MD, assistant professor of anesthesia and family medicine at McGill […]

Understanding Fibromyalgia – The Basics

Understanding Fibromyalgia - The Basics

(ĐTĐ) –  Fibromyalgia is a non-life-threatening, chronic disorder of the muscles and surrounding soft tissue, including ligaments and tendons.  Its main symptoms are muscle pain, fatigue, sleep disturbances, and tender points at certain parts of the body. Many people describe fibromyalgia as feeling like a persistent flu.  Tiếng Việt >>   Some health care providers may use […]

FDA Panel Votes To Restrict Acetaminophen

Fda Panel Votes To Restrict Acetaminophen

(ĐTĐ) –  An advisory committee to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted on Tuesday to recommend new restrictions on the popular pain relief drug acetaminophen (known in many other countries as paracetamol), which is found in many US top selling over the counter medications such as Tylenol, aspirin-free Anacin, Excedrin, and also in prescription […]