New Jersey To Look At Adding Medical Marijuana ConditionsNew Jersey is preparing to consider adding conditions that qualify patients for using medical marijuana, Health Commissioner Mary O'Dowd said Wednesday.
Studying The Cause Of Back PainAs researchers study the cause of back pain, one theory is that an altered protein found in cartilage can interact with a growth factor previously associated with connective tissues disorders.
Univ. Of Sciences Doctor Conducting Study On Obese People With Chronic Pain "Maybe they have back pain, knee pain, they might have chronic headaches, " says Dr. Amy Janke, assistant professor of psychology at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.
Managing Pain Without DrugsResearchers found that patients who had non-drug treatments for pain such as relaxation training, acupuncture, acupressure, massage, music or aromatherapy reported and average of 50% reduction in their pain levels.