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How a gene mutation could help to treat chronic pain

Researchers suggest that a rare gene mutation that causes insensitivity to pain could be utilized to uncover new treatments for chronic pain.

What is an intractable migraine?

Learn all about status migrainosus, a migraine that lasts for longer than 3 days, also known as intractable migraine. We look at symptoms and treatment.

Lemon, honey, and alcohol: Which is best for sore throat?

What is your drink of choice when you have a sore throat? The editorial office staff voted, but what does the scientific evidence say about their choices?

How can our health benefit from colder temperatures?

'Tis the season to layer up in an effort to stay warm. But should we be so dismissive of low temperatures? Read about the health benefits of being cold.

What causes pain in the sternum?

Learn about the causes of sternum pain, including costochondritis and fractures. What is the difference between sternum pain and heart attack pain?

What is polyarthritis?

Learn all about polyarthritis, a condition where pain and inflammation occur in multiple joints at once. We look at the symptoms, causes, and treatments.

What you need to know about occipital neuralgia

A look at occipital neuralgia, a condition also known as a tension headache. Included are details on how they differ from other headaches and prevention.

What is polyarthralgia?

Polyarthralgia is when pain affects several joints in the body with no signs of inflammation. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatment options here.

What is precordial catch syndrome?

Learn all about precordial catch syndrome, a form of chest pain most commonly experienced by young people. We look at the symptoms, causes, and treatments.

What causes pain in the lower left abdomen?

There are a range of conditions that can cause pain in the lower left abdomin, including gas, diverticulitis, and hernias. Learn more in this article.

All you need to know about angular cheilitis

A look at angular cheilitis, a condition where pain occurs in the corners of the mouth. Included is detail on risk factors, complications, and diagnosis.

How to treat a pinched nerve

A pinched nerve is a common occurrence that can cause pain, numbness, and tingling. Learn how to get relief from pinched nerves with home remedies.

What is cervicalgia and how is it treated?

Learn all about cervicalgia, a pain in the neck. This article looks at common causes, associated symptoms, and how to treat this form of pain.

Chronic fatigue syndrome: Changes in brain chemistry found

A new study identifies brain chemistry changes in people with chronic fatigue syndrome and Gulf War illness, making the two conditions easier to diagnose.

What are hand cramps?

A look at hand cramps, a condition where muscle contractions stiffen the hands. Included is a look at the best methods of prevention.

Common causes of belly button pain

In this article, learn about the reasons for belly button pain. Included is detail on causes, such as surgery, gastroenteritis, and pregnancy.

What you need to know about hot feet

A look at hot feet, a condition causing a hot or burning sensation to the feet. Included is detail on when to see a doctor and potential lifestyle changes.

What is nociceptive pain?

Nociceptive pain is caused by physical trauma, such as a sports injury, arthritis, dental procedure, or even stubbing a toe. Learn more.

All you need to know about jaw popping

A look at jaw popping, a condition where the jaw makes a clicking sound and has a sensation of pain. Learn more about the medical treatments and outlook h

All you need to know about antalgic gait

A look at antalgic gait, where leg or foot pain can alter the way a person walks. Included is detail on symptoms and the outlook for the condition.

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