Dr Dan Bates

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Website tests predictive powers of the hive mind

As the saying goes, “It’s difficult to make predictions, especially about the future.” The website Metaculus.com aims to make this challenging task …

Santa Cruz

US Navy employs video games to prevent a robot apocalypse

The United States Navy is using artificial intelligence software to teach its robots about human ethics and norms. They think that way robots won’t …

An Australian Startup Creates The World's First AI-Powered Business Advisor

From face recognition to virtual personal assistants and robots, AI has seen huge advancements and unprecedented applications in the past few years – thanks to recent significant developments in algorithm-based deep learning.<p>But while it’s more common to accept that a machine could help you with a …

Artificial Intelligence

AI startup taps human 'swarm' intelligence to predict winners

After striking it big on the Kentucky Derby, Unanimous AI is unleashing its human-based artificial intelligence, UNU, to the masses to pick sports and politics.<p>Who says artificial intelligence doesn't involve humans?<p>Try telling that to Silicon Valley startup Unanimous AI. After recently achieving …

Artificial Intelligence

PRIME PubMed | Deconstructing chronic low back pain in the older adult--Step by step evidence and expert-based recommendations for evaluation and treatment part III: Fibromyalgia syndrom

Abstract<p>OBJECTIVE<p>To present the third in a series of articles designed to deconstruct chronic low back pain (CLBP) in older adults. The series …

Treatment of Lateral Epicondylosis by Using Allogeneic Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells: A Pilot Study.

Related Articles<b>Treatment of Lateral Epicondylosis by Using Allogeneic Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells: A Pilot Study.</b>Stem Cells. 2015 Jul …

Stem Cells

Platelet-Rich Fibrin Promotes an Accelerated Healing of Achilles Tendon When Compared to Platelet-Rich Plasma in Rat. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Autologous platelet concentrate has been used to improve the function and regeneration of injured tissues. Tendinopathies are common in …

PubMed

Deconstructing chronic low back pain in the older adult--Step by step evidence and expert-based recommendations for evaluation and treatment part I... - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>To present the third in a series of articles designed to deconstruct chronic low back pain (CLBP) in older adults. The series presents CLBP …

Veterans Health Administration

A randomized study of autologous conditioned plasma and steroid injections in the treatment of lateral epicondylitis. - PubMed

PURPOSE:<p>Chronic tendinopathy of lateral epicondyle of the humerus, commonly known as "tennis elbow" is one of the most frequent tendinopathies caused …

Pain

Effects of Noxious Electrical Stimulation and Eccentric Exercise on Pain Sensitivity in Asymptomatic Individuals. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Achilles tendinopathy is a common overuse injury in running and jumping athletes. Currently, we do not understand why some conservative …

Pain

Common painkiller may not ease lower back pain or osteoarthritis | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - People with lower back pain or aching hips or knees might not get much relief from the painkiller paracetamol (also known as acetaminophen), a review of past research suggests.<p>A person holds pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana …

Biomedicine

Is a positive clinical outcome after exercise therapy for chronic non-specific low back pain contingent upon a corresponding improvement in the tar... - PubMed

INTRODUCTION:<p>The effect size for exercise therapy in the treatment of chronic non-specific low back pain (cLBP) is only modest. This review aims to …

Pain

No brain, no pain: it is in the mind, so test results can make it worse

This post was first published on TheConversation. Here it is in a slightly longer format. NPS Medicinewise has just launched its Choosing Wisely …

The Brain

Placebo Responses to Original vs. Generic ASA Brands During Exposure to Noxious Heat: A Pilot fMRI Study of Neurofunctional Correlates. - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>We studied the expectation effects associated with brands by labeling placebo interventions (original and generic analgesic) and …

Neurology

PRIME PubMed | Breath-Holding During Exhalation as a Simple Manipulation to Reduce Pain Perceptio

Abstract<p>OBJECTIVE<p>Baroreceptor stimulation yields antinociceptive effects. In this study, baroreceptors were stimulated by a respiratory maneuver, …

Andalusia

The Effect of Intra-articular Corticosteroids on Articular Cartilage: A Systematic Review

Background:Intra-articular (IA) corticosteroid therapy has been used for the treatment of inflammation and pain in the knee since the …

Medicine

Chronic Pain Syndromes

Move Forward Guide<p>Physical Therapist's Guide to Chronic Pain Syndromes<p>Chronic pain is a condition that occurs when the brain concludes there is a …

Tools to Cope With the Stress of Chronic Pain & Manage Difficult Thinking

Shares 2K<p><b>When you have chronic pain, it’s natural to struggle with unhelpful & repetitive thinking. Move from a place of struggle & sadness to one of</b> …

Foods That Fight Osteoarthritis & Inflammation

Osteoarthritis is the most frequent cause of physical disability among older adults in the world, affecting more than 20 million Americans. It is …

Vitamin D can affect pain, movement in obese osteoarthritis patients

If you are overweight and have osteoarthritis, you may want to bone up on vitamin D. According to a new study, higher levels of vitamin D may …

Pain

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Knee Osteoarthritis Could Affect 6.5 Million Americans By 2020

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>By 2020, nearly 6.5 million Americans between the ages of 35 and 84 are expected to be diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis. More than …

Injecting fat into the knees 'eases osteoarthritis symptoms'

Injecting stomach fat into the knees of osteoarthritis sufferers reduced symptoms by 75pc in two thirds of cases, according to new research<p>Injecting stomach fat into the knees of osteoarthritis sufferers reduced symptoms by 75pc in two thirds of cases, human trials have shown.<p>Improvements of up to …

Mobile, web-based intervention can be effective for back pain

A recent randomized controlled trial in the Journal of Medical Internet Research demonstrated the efficacy of FitBack – a mobile, web-based …

'Pain Killer' Paracetamol Does Not Help With Lower Back Pain and Osteoarthritis

Clinical guidelines recommend paracetamol as the first line drug treatment for both conditions, but the evidence to support this recommendation is …

Pain