Using music in medicine is an ancient practice. Here we review recent research efforts to better understand and apply music’s healing powers.
NSAIDs may impair fertility in women with mild musculoskeletal pain. Damage is reversible once NSAIDs are discontinued, according to a new study.
Successful endometriosis awareness campaigns are the key to beginning to control the disease, says Camran Nezhat, MD. Earlier diagnosis means a sooner return to a pain-free life for our patients.
Laparoscopy for ruptured ectopic pregnancy and massive intra-abdominal bleeding was associated with shorter operative time and less intraoperative blood loss than laparotomy.
Patients with uterine fibroids have been advised to avoid a hysterectomy as treatment of the condition at all costs. Sound advice or mucky water?
One in seven women will experience pelvic pain in her lifetime, and between one- and two-thirds will have chronic pain that persists for more than three years. But although it’s common, it can be one of the most difficult and frustrating conditions physicians treat.
Continuous infusion of the NSAID ketorolac, a powerful nonopioid analgesic, is a safe therapeutic option for the management of postoperative pain, concludes a double-blind randomized controlled trial.
Topical or intracervical 2% lidocaine gel applied before intrauterine device (IUD) insertion does not decrease pain scores, but there are other ways to lessen discomfort.
This woman presented with severe pelvic pain in her third trimester. What's your diagnosis?
The FDA issued a public health notification regarding use of surgical mesh for the repair of pelvic organ prolapsed and stress urinary incontinence. Surgical mesh has caused severe complications in some patients.