A nurse explained to a patient that NSAIDs — both over-the-counter and prescription — are widely acknowledged to be effective for pain relief when used as directed. But she also counseled her patient that NSAIDs can cause adverse events, especially when they’re not used appropriately.
Cannabis can treat chronic pain, but it can lead to schizophrenia, more frequent bouts of bronchitis and an increased risk of motor vehicle crashes.
The burden of having diabetes is linked to depression particularly among women, according to a study conducted by researchers at New York University.
Australian researchers are learning more about how irritable bowel syndrome and anxiety are linked through specific gut-to-brain and brain-to-gut pathways.