pain

Motherhood and childcare: is it just a pain in the back?
Motherhood and childcare: is it just a pain in the back? June 20, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A world-first study by a researcher from The University of Western Australia is calling for volunteers to help unravel why being a mum may cause years of back pain and dysfunction. Occupational bio-mechanist and PhD student Adele Stewart says early ... Read More »

Use of acetaminophen during pregnancy linked to ADHD in children
Use of acetaminophen during pregnancy linked to ADHD in children March 2, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Acetaminophen, found in over-the-counter products such as Excedrin and Tylenol, provides many people with relief from headaches and sore muscles. When used appropriately, it is considered mostly harmless. Over recent decades, the drug, which has been marketed since the 1950s, ... Read More »

New warnings about codeine in children
New warnings about codeine in children March 5, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Certain pain medications that contain codeine could prove deadly for some children who have tonsil and adenoid surgery and should be avoided in young children undergoing such procedures. Codeine, long used to treat pain in both children and adults, can ... Read More »

Chinese women denied luxury of pain relief during labour
Chinese women denied luxury of pain relief during labour November 9, 2012 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2012 annual meeting revealed sometimes dramatic findings from a 10-year initiative called the “No Pain Labor N’ Delivery China Mission.” In a two-year period during 2009-11, and among 20,000 laboring women in one Chinese ... Read More »

Is olive oil the answer to chronic inflammation?
Is olive oil the answer to chronic inflammation? October 30, 2012 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Deakin University researchers are investigating the anti-inflammatory properties of virgin olive oil to see if it as the potential to protect against the inflammation involved in muscle wasting conditions such as muscular dystrophy. The target of their research is oleocanthal, ... Read More »

Childhood arthritis differs from adult arthritis
Childhood arthritis differs from adult arthritis October 21, 2012 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers have found that childhood arthritis is not simply ‘little person’s arthritis’ and that the breakdown that occurs in children with the condition is distinctly different to the breakdown that occurs in adults. Researchers from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and ... Read More »

Inhaled pain relief effective in early labour
Inhaled pain relief effective in early labour September 22, 2012 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Inhaled pain relief appears to be effective in reducing pain intensity and in giving pain relief in the first stage of labour, say Cochrane researchers. These conclusions came from a systematic review that drew data from twenty-six separate studies that ... Read More »

One in three post-partum women suffers PTSD symptoms after giving birth
One in three post-partum women suffers PTSD symptoms after giving birth August 14, 2012 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) develops in individuals who experience highly traumatising situations such as terrorist attacks and car accidents, but symptoms can also come about after normal life events — including childbirth. A Tel Aviv University researcher has found that ... Read More »

Psychological abuse puts children at risk
Psychological abuse puts children at risk August 5, 2012 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Child abuse experts say psychological abuse can be as damaging to a young child’s physical, mental and emotional health as a slap, punch or kick. While difficult to pinpoint, it may be the most challenging and prevalent form of child ... Read More »

Fathers sexually abused as children suffer in silence
Fathers sexually abused as children suffer in silence July 6, 2012 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Many men who have been abused as children experience unique difficulties parenting their own children, according to an analysis of Australian and international research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS). AIFS’ researcher, Rhys Price-Robertson said male survivors of ... Read More »







 
 
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