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The jury is out on the efficacy of paracetamol for reducing pain in many conditions, new Australian research reveals  For most conditions, evidence regarding the effectiveness of paracetamol is insufficient …

Ben Basger takes a look at the drug-related consequences of back pain treatment You might be interested to know about the types of people who presented to the accident and …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Anticonvulsants in the treatment of low back pain and lumbar radicular pain A systematic review and meta-analysis has demonstrated …

 Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors and incidence of inflammatory bowel disease among patients with type 2 diabetes A large UK-based cohort …

Australians seeking relief from low back pain are being urged not to use benzodiazepines as part of their treatment Choosing Wisely Australia has released five new recommendations around pain management, …

Thinking of taking opioids for low back pain? Here’s what you need to know When it comes to treating low back pain, opioids have many risks and few benefits. Shutterstock …

Medicare needs to keep up with changes to best practice for treating low back pain, one researcher warns Recent changes to major international guidelines for the management of lower back …

A large Australian study has deemed acupuncture equivalent and non-inferior to pharmacotherapy in providing analgesia for back and ankle pain However both options were considered inadequate for pain relief within …

The 600,000 older Australians who suffer from back pain have a 13% increased risk of dying from any cause, University of Sydney research has found Published in the European Journal …

There are effective approaches to managing back pain, but they’re not as simple as taking a pill, say researchers from The George Institute Gustavo Machado, Research fellow, George Institute for Global …

There is an urgent need to develop clinically effective and safe drug therapies to treat back pain, say Australian researchers A systematic review and meta-analysis conducted by The George Institute …

Changes in the weather are not connected with back pain or osteoarthritis symptoms, Australian researchers have concluded A study comparing weather patterns with pain symptoms has shown no association between …