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Today’s Solutions: July 17, 2024

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Suffer from chronic lower back pain? New single shot treatment could be for you

Degenerative disk disease affects around 40 percent of the population over the age of 40, and those who live with the agony of the chronic ailment understand how persistent and difficult it is to treat. However, positive results from a three-year trial point to a new, long-term approach to treating Read More...

Chronic aches and pains? Your

Chronic aches and pains? Your sleeping position may be to blame

Do you find yourself struggling with chronic aches and pains? There are a lot of contributing factors to any bodily discomfort we may feel during the day—for instance, whatever you do for work, whether it’s hours of manual labor or sitting hunched over a screen for extended periods will result Read More...

Tarantula venom could be used

Tarantula venom could be used in next-gen drugs to treat chronic pain

When you think of tarantula venom, pain relief may be one of the last things that come to mind, but the ingredients in it could be key to new painkillers that rival opioids effectiveness. Looking to accelerate progress in this particular research area, a recent study from the University of Read More...