More sensitive blood test better at identifying heart attacks
A highly sensitive blood test could help identify heart attacks in thousands of patients who would otherwise have gone undiagnosed, a study suggests.
Brown recluse spider bites crawling upward
Vanderbilt medical toxicologists are reporting an increase in patients seen with brown recluse spider bites this summer.
New virus is not linked to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
(PhysOrg.com) -- New UK research, published today in PLoS ONE, has not reproduced previous findings that suggested Chronic Fatigue Syndrome may be linked to a recently discovered virus. The authors of the ...
Killer catfish? Venomous species surprisingly common, study finds
(PhysOrg.com) -- Name all the venomous animals you can think of and you probably come up with snakes, spiders, bees, wasps and perhaps poisonous frogs. But catfish?
'Spicing' up your love life possible, study finds
Looking to spice up your sex life? Try adding ginseng and saffron to your diet. Both are proven performance boosters, according to a new scientific review of natural aphrodisiacs conducted by University of Guelph researchers.
Exercise therapy for low back pain
Low back pain (or lumbago) is a common ailment often triggered by something as simple as lifting a suitcase. What is the best way to remedy the situation? An exercise machine designed specifically for back muscles could be ...
Research shows safe dosages of common pain reliever may help prevent conditions related to aging
Recent studies conducted by Dr. Eric Blough and his colleagues at Marshall University have shown that use of the common pain reliever acetaminophen may help prevent age-associated muscle loss and other conditions.
Researchers find daily ginger consumption eases muscle pain by 25 percent
For centuries, ginger root has been used as a folk remedy for a variety of ailments such as colds and upset stomachs. But now, researchers at the University of Georgia have found that daily ginger consumption also reduces ...
Op should reduce Texas tiger's arthritic pain
(AP)—A vet hopes groundbreaking surgery has relieved the arthritic hip pain of a 13-year-old Siberian tiger at a Texas sanctuary.
It takes two: Double detection key for sensing muscle pain
A new study discovers a molecular mechanism involved in pain associated with muscles. The research, published by Cell Press in the Nov. 18 issue of the journal Neuron, provides new insight into what underlies one of the mo ...
5 exercises can reduce neck, shoulder pain of women office workers
Strength training exercises using dumbbells can reduce pain and improve function in the trapezius muscle, the large muscle which extends from the back of the head, down the neck and into the upper back. The exercises also ...
Glaxo's swine flu shot may give kids fever
(AP) -- The European Medicines Agency warns that young children given GlaxoSmithKline's swine flu shot may get a fever after their second dose.
Ethnic minorities are 'silent sufferers' of chronic fatigue syndrome
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized by unexplained and debilitating tiredness and is associated with headaches, disrupted sleep, muscle pain and difficulty in concentrating. New research published by BioMed Central's ...
Aboriginal Australians at risk of bone, muscle pain
(PhysOrg.com) -- Aboriginal Australians are at risk of increased bone and muscle pain due to their inability to produce sufficient vitamin D, according to a University of Adelaide study published in the Medical Jo ...