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What chronic pain does to your brain
www.abc.net.au

At least one in five Australians lives with chronic pain, and often the cause is unknown. Scientists are just now discovering the crucial role the brain plays in how pain is experienced, and how it might pave the way for innovative treatment, write …

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Michael Clarke's Chronic Pain Journey: 'I Could Be In Bed For Days'
www.huffingtonpost.com.au

When Michael Clarke earned the nickname Pup as a young cricketer with unbelievable talent, he realised there was something else that set him apart — chronic pain. "I was a 17-year-old kid and I think I dived for a ball and hurt my back — had a flare …

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Local man shares his journey in the fight against diabetes
www.turnto23.com

A recent study out of UCLA shows that 55% of Californians have diabetes or are pre-diabetic. One man is sharing his journey on overcoming diabetes and the simple changes that can be made to prevent the disease. "I was basically dying three and a half …

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Diabetes: rare, genetic form may need different treatment
www.medicalnewstoday.com

… study follows another that Medical News Today learned about in June 2015, where, thanks to a new drug screening tool, scientists discovered a new compound that acts on an endoplasmic reticulum pathway to potentially target the cause of type 2 diabetes.

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Age as an independent factor for the development of neuropathy in diabetic …
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Abstract: Population aging is unprecedented, without parallel in the history of humanity. As type 2 diabetes mellitus is predominantly more prevalent in aging populations, this creates a major public health burden. Older adults with diabetes have the …

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Well | Ask Well: Pregnancy and Back Pain
well.blogs.nytimes.com

“Up to 60 percent of all pregnant women have some back pain,” said Dr. Raul Artal, a professor emeritus in the department of obstetrics, gynecology and women's health at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. “Women who engage in exercises to …

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No evidence for growth hormone as anti-aging
journaltimes.com

So I don't recommend taking GH supplements to fight aging. But there is a truly magical treatment that does slow aging in all parts of the body, including the brain — and it needn't cause side effects. If you're regular readers of this column, you've …

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Jenny Eclair discusses the danger of high blood pressure in over 65's
www.dailymail.co.uk

But Jenny's blood pressure was not just high, it was worryingly high – although she won't reveal the exact number because 'that's like telling you how much I weigh'. The award-winning star of BBC2's Grumpy Old Women and ITV's Loose Women, who turned …

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CDC issues guideline for prescribing chronic pain medication
kutv.com

Salt Lake City — (KUTV) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain patients Tuesday. The CDC made recommendations for when primary care physicians should prescribe opioids, how …

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Oklahoma doctor claims $300 'Jesus Shot' can cure chronic pain
www.foxnews.com

News broke this week that a Texas lawmaker had allegedly traveled to Oklahoma on taxpayers' dime to get an experimental treatment he says has cured his chronic pain, bringing a controversial medical procedure called the “Jesus Shot” into the national …

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