09 Feb 2015
Melbourne: Besides manual tasks involving awkward position, distractions during activities and fatigue can also trigger low back pain, a study reveals. The study's researchers also found that back pain risk is the highest between 7.00 am and noon.
07 Feb 2015
New Delhi: High amount of psychological stress has harmful effect on the body’s ability to modulate physical pain, a new study published in the journal 'PAIN' revealed.
04 Mar 2014
New Delhi: India has scaled up measures to prevent the polio virus, making it mandatory for all travellers from certain countries including Pakistan and Afghanistan to take the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV).
12 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Have you been feeling persistent or recurrent pain in the lower back of late? You are not alone. Lower back pain affects one out of 10 people worldwide, causes more disability around the world than any other condition and accounts for a third of all work-related disability, according to a study.
09 Jul 2015
London: Maria Sharapova looks to end 11 years of misery when she tackles bitter rival Serena Williams for a place in the Wimbledon final on Thursday.
02 May 2015
London: People with insomnia and other sleep problems have increased sensitivity to pain, according to a new study.
02 Oct 2014
London: Drinking cherry juice concentrate may help patients beat gout, according to new research. Tart cherries have long been researched for their association with pain relief, ranging from gout and arthritis joint pain to exercise-related muscle pain, researchers said.
21 Apr 2015
London: When exposed to pain, the brain of babies "lights up" in a very way similar to adults', a pioneering Oxford University brain scanning study has found.
25 Sep 2015
Mumbai: If sources are to be believed, Hrithik Roshan’s health woes have resurfaced. This time round, the actor is said to be struggling with back pain so severe that he has taken a short break from the shoot of Ashutosh Gowariker’s period drama, Mohenjo Daro.
24 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed pain at the loss of lives in stampede in Mecca and conveyed his condolences to the families of the deceased.