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Thursday, 30 June 2022

Early warning score for chronic pain after surgery

A Dutch-German research team examined warning signs for chronification of pain after surgery. The most important risk factors were found to be skeletal surgery, preoperative opioid use, pain lasting two weeks after surgery and perceiving cold stimuli as painful. In most cases, surgical pain disappears after a few days—but in…

You're more likely to get sunburn in these parts of the UK

Sun exposure is the biggest cause of skin ageing – and yet, many of us are still resistant to wearing an SPF. Depending on where you live and your lifestyle, your exposure to harmful rays can be higher. Some towns and cities in the UK are worse off, according to…

This £35.75 massage gun will 'melt away' muscle tension

This massage gun that will ‘melt away’ muscle tension is on sale for just £35.75 ahead of Amazon Prime Day Promoted Products featured in this Mail Best article are independently selected by our shopping writers. If you make a purchase using links on this page, we will earn an affiliate…

Stressed? It might be ageing your immune system

By now, most people know that stress can take a serious toll on mental and physical health. And when that stress is prolonged, studies suggest, it can increase the risk of certain health conditions like asthma, ulcers, heart attack and stroke. Now, new research suggests that certain types of stress…

Mantle cell lymphoma treatment varies according to setting

There is considerable variation in the management of mantle cell lymphoma across different clinical settings, and some strategies do not always conform with what might be expected, according to an analysis by investigators from Weill Cornell Medicine and other leading health institutions. In particular, the analysis, published June 28 in…