Latest articles on Pain Relief

Millions are denied morphine that will free them from pain

Markets, attitudes and the war on drugs are the barriers that prevent patients having access to opioid-based pain medication.

Senegal’s cancer patients: Abandoned in agony

Senegalese patients with advanced cancer have been suffering with severe pain due to morphine shortages. Human Rights Watch investigates why.

Train your neurons to ease the pain

From breathing exercises to hypnosis, there's good news for chronic discomfort sufferers.

Painkiller use risky for sons

Scientists find link between mild analgesic use in pregnancy and a raised risk of having a son with cryptorchidism

‘Faith can relieve pain’

Scientists have uncovered an ancient source of pain relief that is based on the power of the mind, according to research published on recently.

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Zulu land body challenges audit outcome

Ingonyama Trust Board chairperson Jerome Ngwenya has challenged the audit process in the face of a series of unfavourable ratings

‘Terrorised’ family shines a light on traditional leadership for vulnerable people

The ambiguity between traditional and constitutional leadership has been exposed by the violent banishment of an Eastern Cape family

Sisulu dissolves housing agency board, again

The HDA is once again under administration, and its acting chief executive gets to stay on

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