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U.S. Supreme Court overules states and makes marijuana for medicinal use illegal

U.S. Supreme Court overules states and makes marijuana for medicinal use illegal

Common over-the-counter cough medication dextromethorphan may help people with fibromyalgia

Common over-the-counter cough medication dextromethorphan may help people with fibromyalgia

Narcotic medications can safely and effectively ease severe, chronic pain in older people

Narcotic medications can safely and effectively ease severe, chronic pain in older people

Exercise programme is as beneficial as spinal surgery in treating lower back pain

Exercise programme is as beneficial as spinal surgery in treating lower back pain

Dextromethorphan temporarily reduces the intensity of fibromyalgia

Dextromethorphan temporarily reduces the intensity of fibromyalgia

Narcotic medications can safely and effectively ease severe, chronic pain in older people

Narcotic medications can safely and effectively ease severe, chronic pain in older people

Coping with pain quite a struggle for half of the U.S.A.

Coping with pain quite a struggle for half of the U.S.A.

Does clinical depression bring about chronic pain? Or does pain lead to depression?

Does clinical depression bring about chronic pain? Or does pain lead to depression?

Schistosomiasis has a greater effect than previosly thought

Schistosomiasis has a greater effect than previosly thought

Bextra withdrawn from market, strong warnings on popular painkillers

Bextra withdrawn from market, strong warnings on popular painkillers

Three out of every four adults over age 50 use some kind of alternative medicine

Three out of every four adults over age 50 use some kind of alternative medicine

Pfizer withdraws Bextra from market

Pfizer withdraws Bextra from market

Study shows connection of varicose veins to chronic pelvic pain

Study shows connection of varicose veins to chronic pelvic pain

Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together

Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together

Patch therapy provides similar pain relief as oral medications for patients with osteoarthritis (OA) knee pain

Patch therapy provides similar pain relief as oral medications for patients with osteoarthritis (OA) knee pain

Benefits of lung cancer screening with CT questioned

Benefits of lung cancer screening with CT questioned

Sixteen per cent of people who use cannabis for medical reasons say that their doctor suggested it

Sixteen per cent of people who use cannabis for medical reasons say that their doctor suggested it

Definitive evidence that TRPV3 is a temperature sensor

Definitive evidence that TRPV3 is a temperature sensor

FDA approves medical laser for use in liposuction cosmetic surgery

FDA approves medical laser for use in liposuction cosmetic surgery

Paracetamol effective for chronic pain and arthritis

Paracetamol effective for chronic pain and arthritis