pain

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Weight training should be a recommended alternative treatment approach for peripheral artery disease, a form of cardiovascular disease that affects about 1 in 6 Australians.

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UNSW researchers say ageing cancer patients and chronic pain sufferers have driven a 400% increase in the use of common opioid painkillers in Australia over the past decade.

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The idea that we can achieve happiness by maximising pleasure and minimising pain is both intuitive and popular, but untrue, writes Brock Bastian.

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Pain may have positive social consequences, acting as a “social glue” that fosters cohesion and solidarity within groups, new UNSW-led research suggests.