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The link between chronic pain and depression: which comes first? Michael Vagg, Barwon Health It’s easy to imagine that people with persistent pain have cause to become depressed. After all, …

Collaboration and communication with patients is key to helping legitimate pain patients, with real-time monitoring useful for catching misusers of codeine only. Most people who become dependent on over-the-counter codeine …

Australians have one of the world’s highest instances of regular pain a new international survey reveals. A survey across 14 countries found that 97% of Australians say they suffer from …

A study by AbbVie has revealed the impact of men’s health-related sleep disorders on relationships, with 79% of Australian women surveyed believing their partner’s poor sleep is due to a …

Panadol Osteo could double in price due to regulatory changes, claims the Guild’s head. Speaking on national radio, David Quilty did not hold back on his feelings and explained his concerns, especially …

Arthritis Australia is calling for an urgent review of care arrangements for people with knee and back pain following a Four Corners report that millions of health dollars are being …

Research published in the Medical Journal of Australia today confirms that lost productivity due to back pain and arthritis currently costs Australia more than $14 billion a year and will …

For this National Pain Week, with the theme ‘Pain… Let’s talk about it’, NPS MedicineWise is releasing resources developed for Australians living with chronic pain. An aim is to encourage …

New information released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that about three quarters of people with arthritis are also affected by at least one other chronic …

Depression and back pain are likely to have a genetic cause, suggests new research from the University of Sydney. The landmark study of twins, published in the journal PAIN, reveals …

The PSA has released a position paper recognising the growing use of OTC analgesics containing codeine in the community, and expressing concern with the rising levels of harm associated with …