Commonly used non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin and ibuprofen may have little benefit in terms of reducing back pain, and potentially put people at risk of side effects, says research in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Common pain relievers – NSAIDs – may increase heart attack risk when people have severe colds and flu
Widely used pain relievers may increase the risk of heart attack when used during respiratory infections, experts warn in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.
Healthcare professionals and patients should be careful when prescribing or taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to ease symptoms of acute respiratory infections. Continue reading
People with chronic non-specific lower back pain who do yoga may enjoy less pain and improved function compared with those who do no exercise, says a review published in the Cochrane Library. Continue reading
A study of almost 200,000 people has found that those who have back pain are more likely to suffer from a range of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and stress. Continue reading
Being female increases risk of eye inflammation in people with axial spondyloarthritis – new findings
Gender and disease duration can help predict which people with axial spondyloarthritis will develop other manifestations such as eye inflammation, a team reported at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting. Continue reading