New research from Boston Medical Center identifies elevated mortality risk for women with back pain when compared to women without back pain.
Scientists identify small-molecule cocktail to improve stem cell use in research and disease treatments
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have devised a four-part small-molecule cocktail that can protect stem cells called induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) from stress and maintain normal stem cell structure and function.
Joint pain brought on by repetitive motion compression, in the form of osteoarthritis, and the auto-immune related rheumatoid arthritis, afflict millions. Studies indicate Terminalia chebula, collagen, curcumin and vitamin D show helpful promise, while glucosamine supplementation for osteoarthritis has yielded improved mobility and relief of pain.
There are many reasons a person may experience pain in their buttocks when sitting. The causes range from minor injuries and bruises to more severe conditions, such as sciatica and damaged disks.
The most common form of neck pain typically stems from poor posture, which puts extra tension on the neck muscles, irritates joints, and causes pain. Exercises can help reduce pain, increase mobility, and strengthen the neck and postural musculature.
Sciatica, or sciatic nerve pain, is a nonspecific term that describes a variety of leg or back symptoms. It may refer to a sharp or burning pain that radiates down the legs from the buttocks. There are various treatment options available to ease sciatica pain. These include over-the-counter (OTC) medications, creams, exercises, massage, and surgery.
A person may throw out their back due to a muscle strain or spasm, or a slipped or ruptured disk. This injury, which causes pain in the lower back, might happen during physical activity, such as lifting a heavy object or twisting suddenly.
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation found safe and effective for patients with stiff person spectrum disorder
Autologous non-myeloablative hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) was safe and effective in a subset of patients with stiff person spectrum disorder (SPSD), according to a small open-label study, published in the December 14 online edition of Neurology.
Chronic lower back pain can make the most routine tasks difficult. But a new study suggests patients can learn new, practical and less painful ways to move through individualized "motor skills training," or MST.
The placenta jab that could ease pain of creaky knees: injection of tissue may help alleviate agony of arthritis
A jab of placental tissue may help alleviate the pain of arthritic knees. The treatment is made from the inner layer of the placenta, which provides the growing foetus with oxygen and nutrients.