Some antidepressant drugs do help in some pain conditions, but most are either ineffective or the evidence is inconclusive, despite being used for a range of pain conditions. The evidence, published by The British Medical Journal adds to mounting research that challenges the role of medicines for pain.
Conditions for people living with chronic pain have been exacerbated by the covid-19 pandemic but telemedicine may improve the situation, according to research from the University of Bath. Continue reading
A gel-like material containing tiny magnetic particles may one day be used to manage chronic pain from disease or injury, bioengineers report in Advanced Materials. The study demonstrates the promising use of biomechanical forces that push and pull on cells to treat disease. Continue reading
Independence and safety of people with arthritis are at risk because they are missing out on aids and adaptations they are entitled to from local authorities, says a new report from Arthritis Research UK. Continue reading