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MARK COLVIN: It's bad news for back pain sufferers, bad news for doctors, and bad news for the makers of the commonly used painkiller paracetamol.
1 hr ago | PennLive.com
Acetaminophen is found to be pretty useless for lower-back pain, according to a new study; Apple is denying building surveillance backdoors into its iOS operating system; and, hey... guess what... dogs get jealous.
1 hr ago | KYTX-TV News
German researchers say monitoring pulse is a simple and effective first step in detecting an irregular heartbeat which is a major cause of having a second stroke.
Recent news discounts positive effect of drug, Paracetmatol, aka Acetominophen as found in Tylenol and other OTC meds for relief of lower back pain.
About two-thirds of adults have lower back pain at some point in their lives, and most are told to take acetaminophen, sold under brand names like Tylenol, Anacin and Panadol.
Acetaminophen, the drug found in Tylenol, works no better than a dummy pill at reducing lower-back pain in some people, nor does it help these patients get better any faster, a new study finds.
Paracetamol, a painkiller universally recommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does not speed recovery or reduce pain from the condition, according to the results of a large trial published on Thursday.
Paracetamol is no better than placebo at speeding recovery from acute episodes of lower back pain or improving pain levels, function, sleep, or quality of life, according to the first large randomised trial to compare the effectiveness of paracetamol with placebo for low-back pain.
Acetaminophen, sold as Tylenol and Paracetamol, among other names, is recommended in numerous guidelines for back pain, mainly because it has few side effects; past studies have shown it works for other types of pain.
Gardening and tending to our yards are common activities this time of year, which require a lot of sustained postures and repetitive movements, such as forward bending and the twisting of our spine.
Does weather have anything to do with lower back pain? Some people will swear it does, often blaming temperature changes, rainstorms, humidity or barometric pressure for their discomfort.
High intensity interval exercises are not suited for everyone. It places high demands on the body.
Spinal Rehab Network is now offering Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression for summer 2014.
City Chiropractic Care understands back pain can be debilitating. According to the Global Burden of Disease 2010, low back pain remains the number one cause of disability across the globe, while the ACC reports it accounts for approximately $300 million each year and is responsible for more sick days off work than any disorder other than colds.
K2M Group Holdings, Inc. , a global medical device company focused on designing, developing and commercializing innovative and proprietary complex spine technologies, techniques and minimally invasive procedures, last week participated in the 21st International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques in Valencia, Spain.
The New England journal of medicine , Vol. 361, No. 8. , pp. 756-765, doi:10.1056/nejmoa0809493 Denosumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody to the receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappaB ligand that blocks its binding to RANK, inhibiting the development and activity of osteoclasts, decreasing bone resorption, and increasing bone density.
The effect of three or six years of denosumab exposure in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis: results from the FREEDOM extension.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 05:39 am
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