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Safest, Most Effective Medications for Spinal Pain in Older Adults?

Some drugs are safer and more effective than others for treating spine-related pain in elderly patients, a new comprehensive literature review suggests. Investigators reviewed 138 double-blind, placebo-controlled trials to evaluate the evidence for medications used for this indication in older adults. Among their key findings and recommendations: acetaminophen has a favorable safety profile for spine-related …

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There is growing evidence that insects, like us, can feel pain

We have long seen insects as instinctive, mindless creatures with robotic reactions to the world and all its impulses. But the closer we look, the more surprisingly complex behaviors we find, from bees’ communication through dance to the amazing feats of ants, and evidence is mounting that these tiny creatures that now rule our world …

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There is growing evidence that insects, like us, can feel pain

We have long seen insects as instinctive, mindless creatures with robotic reactions to the world and all its impulses. But the closer we look, the more surprisingly complex behaviors we find, from bees communicating through dance to amazing feats between ants, and there’s evidence that even these tiny creatures that now rule our world can …

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A common ADHD drug shows promise in treating some symptoms of Alzheimer’s

The search for a cure for Alzheimer’s disease has puzzled scientists for decades. Because of this, some researchers are shifting their focus a bit, studying whether treating the systems involved in Alzheimer’s disease (as opposed to the causes) might better help them find a cure. That’s exactly what researchers in a new study have shown …

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A new imaging technique has revealed a long-lived source of COVID in the lungs

While COVID vaccines have saved millions of lives worldwide by reducing the overall severity of the disease, nearly one in ten of those who recover end up with symptoms that persist after the initial illness has passed. These patients present with more than 200 symptoms, including dizziness, diarrhea, shortness of breath, fatigue, and debilitating brain …

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A new imaging technique has revealed a long-lived source of COVID in the lungs

While COVID vaccines have saved millions of lives worldwide by reducing the overall severity of the disease, nearly one in ten of those who recover end up with symptoms that persist after the initial illness has passed. These patients present with more than 200 symptoms, including dizziness, diarrhea, shortness of breath, fatigue, and debilitating brain …

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The current monkey pox virus may show an accelerated evolution as new cases increase

Monkey disease, first reported by health authorities in Europe in May, is on the rise. According to a recent report by the World Health Organization, there are more than 2,100 confirmed cases and at least one death. Geneticists now have enough information to understand exactly how the epidemic began and where it is going. This …

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This is official. Vitamins are not good for health

This transcript has been edited for accuracy. you welcome Impact FactorComment on a new medical study, your weekly dose. I am Dr. F. Perry Wilson of Yale Medical School. Vitamins. If you’re like most American adults, you’ve recently taken a vitamin or supplement. Over-the-counter sales of these products in this country exceed $ 30 billion …

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