# pain - Thursday 24 July, 2014
A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.
# pain - Friday 9 May, 2014
Should employers be receptive to employees calling in sick for a mental health issue – they should be, writes an anonymous contributor.
# pain - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
The 35-year-old explains that the defeat against Toulon left ‘the type of scars you carry.’
# pain - Monday 7 April, 2014
Yes, by stinging himself all over his body with a bee. ALL over his body.
# pain - Sunday 6 April, 2014
Ulster captain told his players that beating Saracens would have been a greater achievement than winning the World Cup, but it was not to be.
# pain - Friday 21 March, 2014
Over half a million people in Ireland suffer with migraine headaches.
# pain - Monday 13 January, 2014
It’s as though the world wants you to fail.
# pain - Sunday 12 January, 2014
We laugh as people break legs, arms and worse – and a student has some suggestions why.
# pain - Saturday 11 January, 2014
# pain - Wednesday 6 November, 2013
They may think they do, but they couldn’t possibly.
# pain - Thursday 31 October, 2013
A genetic predisposition to stress, anxiety or depression can hurt you physically, a new report says.
# pain - Monday 28 October, 2013
A broken heart isn’t just an abstract concept… and evolution wants it that way.
# pain - Thursday 19 September, 2013
Here are a few of the longest and most painful trophy waits in sport.
# pain - Monday 2 September, 2013
Despite popular belief, arthritis is not just for when you get old and grey. I want to raise awareness about juvenile arthritis so other child sufferers don’t feel the isolation I did, writes Laura Hickey.
# pain - Wednesday 28 August, 2013
The HSE said today that it has been unable to recruit a replacement consultant to operate the service at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
# pain - Tuesday 6 August, 2013
The individual involved was about to be interviewed before suddenly being overcome by pain.
# pain - Saturday 29 June, 2013
Scleroderma, which affects around 1 in 10,000 people, is unpredictable, progressive – and currently incurable.
# pain - Wednesday 5 June, 2013
A third of women have worn shoes that did not fit because they looked nice, the survey found.
# pain - Wednesday 15 May, 2013
A doctor and some electrodes help them face the harsh reality.
# pain - Saturday 11 May, 2013
Even if you pride yourself on your principles, you may well have been an unsuspecting participant in gossip by repeating other people’s options as fact. It’s hard to overstate how damaging rumours can be, writes counsellor Tony Moore.
# pain - Saturday 4 May, 2013
A study has found that children who don’t react the same as other people when they see photos of people in pain may be at risk of developing psychopathy as adults.
# pain - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
Several inter-county GAA personalities have tweeted good wishes to the unlucky Rebels attacker.
# pain - Sunday 31 March, 2013
The player landed awkwardly after jumping.
# pain - Wednesday 13 February, 2013
Daniela Holmqvist is officially harder than you.
# pain - Thursday 29 November, 2012
One dentist has warned that we may be returning to the days of extractions and dentures.
# pain - Sunday 25 November, 2012
“While I’m awestruck by the natural birth brigade, I’ve vowed never to do it again,” says a mother who is opting for a C-section.
# pain - Monday 12 November, 2012
The Ulster flanker is sick of learning from defeat.
# pain - Tuesday 3 July, 2012
Eight potential osteoarthritis susceptibility genes discovered, which scientists say may be instrumental in future disease prevention and treatments.
# pain - Saturday 30 June, 2012
There’s no blood, but this will make you wince like hell.
# pain - Sunday 20 May, 2012
The oral spray Sativex is already available in the UK and preparing to launch in other EU states as a pain treatment for MS patients.
# pain - Tuesday 1 May, 2012
Regulations around the sale of products containing codeine were introduced in 2010. Pharmacists heard that up to one in three adults may be suffering from chronic pain, which can affect quality of life.
# pain - Wednesday 18 April, 2012
Marian Hossa didn’t do any favours for the sport’s already extremely violent image the other night.
# pain - Wednesday 7 March, 2012
With 80 per cent of those suffering nerve-related back pain aged under 50, chronic pain is thought to be significantly impacting people’s personal and professional lives.
# pain - Tuesday 11 October, 2011
They discovered that the hippocampus of the brain, which is usually associated with memory, helps to suppress pain during times of stress.
# pain - Saturday 24 September, 2011
Calls for ‘cannabinoid’ medicine currently available in Spain and the UK to be introduced in Ireland to help alleviate the symptoms of MS.
# pain - Tuesday 19 July, 2011
Mark Cavendish is anticipating a gruelling end to his bid for the Tour de France’s green jersey.
# pain - Tuesday 31 May, 2011
Some people are so good at imagining other people’s pain that they physically feel it themselves – and it’s linked to the ‘phantom pain’ amputees suffer in their missing limbs.
# pain - Sunday 27 February, 2011
A study finds that a picture of your partner can be just as effective in offering relief as a painkiller.
# pain - Thursday 17 February, 2011
Researchers discover that the opposite of the placebo effect also exists – if we believe a drug isn’t working on our bodies, then it probably won’t.