Researchers from the University of Delaware have announced receipt of a grant from the National Institutes of Health to initiate a new study of the relationship between anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery and subsequent development of osteoarthritis (OA). The research...Read More
New research conducted at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine may advance the characterization of, and treatment selection for, Crohn's disease, which thus far has been difficult to successfully treat due to...Read More
Results of a recently conducted randomized controlled trial suggest that Tai Chi may be as effective as neck exercises in the management of chronic neck pain. According to the authors...Read More
Findings from a new study conducted at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center suggest that a rethinking of the placebo effect may be in order. The research on patients with chronic low back pain concluded that those who knowingly received a placebo along with traditional therapy reported...Read More
Results of a recent pilot study suggest that pregabalin, a neurologic pain inhibitor frequently used to treat fibromyalgia, may also be effective in the management of pain from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The study was conducted by a research team from the Mayo Clinic, and reported...Read More
Recent findings from ongoing research at University of Alabama at Birmingham have provided new insights into the functioning of Merkel discs, small sensory organs in the fingertips that enable our highly discriminatory sense of touch. The new knowledge may...Read More
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