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# pain - Sunday 31 August, 2014

From The Score Snapshot: Semi-final heartbreak for Dublin’s Alan Brogan Semi-final Pain

Snapshot: Semi-final heartbreak for Dublin’s Alan Brogan

The devastated Dublin star was comforted by family at the final whistle.

# pain - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms Placebo

Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms

A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.

# pain - Friday 9 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend Mental Health Days

Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend

Should employers be receptive to employees calling in sick for a mental health issue – they should be, writes an anonymous contributor.

# pain - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

From The Score ‘The sickening, stinging feeling is still there’ – Munster lock O’Callaghan Donncha

‘The sickening, stinging feeling is still there’ – Munster lock O’Callaghan

The 35-year-old explains that the defeat against Toulon left ‘the type of scars you carry.’

# pain - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge What’s the worst place to be stung by a bee? This student has found out… Inspired By Cadbury

What’s the worst place to be stung by a bee? This student has found out…

Yes, by stinging himself all over his body with a bee. ALL over his body.

# pain - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From The Score Saracens defeat ‘will haunt Ulster players for the rest of our lives’ Hurt

Saracens defeat ‘will haunt Ulster players for the rest of our lives’

Ulster captain told his players that beating Saracens would have been a greater achievement than winning the World Cup, but it was not to be.

# pain - Friday 21 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pharmacists want migraine medicine taken off prescription What A Pain

Pharmacists want migraine medicine taken off prescription

Over half a million people in Ireland suffer with migraine headaches.

# pain - Monday 13 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 acts of potential sabotage you face the minute you start a ‘new lifestyle plan’ The Hunger

# pain - Sunday 12 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why do we laugh at people in pain? Young Sci 2014

Why do we laugh at people in pain?

We laugh as people break legs, arms and worse – and a student has some suggestions why.

# pain - Saturday 11 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Proof that stepping on a Lego brick is the most painful thing in the world World Of Pain

# pain - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 12 challenges men face that women just don’t understand The Anguish

12 challenges men face that women just don’t understand

They may think they do, but they couldn’t possibly.

# pain - Thursday 31 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie People with a genetic history of stress feel more pain – study Ouch

People with a genetic history of stress feel more pain – study

A genetic predisposition to stress, anxiety or depression can hurt you physically, a new report says.

# pain - Monday 28 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Does heartbreak cause actual pain? Love Hurts

Does heartbreak cause actual pain?

A broken heart isn’t just an abstract concept… and evolution wants it that way.

# pain - Thursday 19 September, 2013

From The Score Mayo aren’t the only ones: great sporting droughts Pain

Mayo aren’t the only ones: great sporting droughts

Here are a few of the longest and most painful trophy waits in sport.

# pain - Monday 2 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: “What do you mean you have arthritis? Sure you’re only a child” Opinion

Column: “What do you mean you have arthritis? Sure you’re only a child”

Despite popular belief, arthritis is not just for when you get old and grey. I want to raise awareness about juvenile arthritis so other child sufferers don’t feel the isolation I did, writes Laura Hickey.

# pain - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Over 200 patients referred back to GPs after closure of chronic pain clinic Pain

Over 200 patients referred back to GPs after closure of chronic pain clinic

The HSE said today that it has been unable to recruit a replacement consultant to operate the service at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

# pain - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

From The Score VIDEO: Exhausted cyclist keels over with cramp Agony This post contains videos

VIDEO: Exhausted cyclist keels over with cramp

The individual involved was about to be interviewed before suddenly being overcome by pain.

# pain - Saturday 29 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie “If I had to choose between cancer and this, I’d pick cancer” Scleroderma

“If I had to choose between cancer and this, I’d pick cancer”

Scleroderma, which affects around 1 in 10,000 people, is unpredictable, progressive – and currently incurable.

# pain - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Some women last over an hour, others can only stand 10 mins Killer Heels

Some women last over an hour, others can only stand 10 mins

A third of women have worn shoes that did not fit because they looked nice, the survey found.

# pain - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: More men experience the pain of childbirth Hoo Hoo Heeeeee This post contains videos

WATCH: More men experience the pain of childbirth

A doctor and some electrodes help them face the harsh reality.

# pain - Saturday 11 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Gossiping isn’t harmless fun – the damage it causes can be irreversible Read Me

Column: Gossiping isn’t harmless fun – the damage it causes can be irreversible

Even if you pride yourself on your principles, you may well have been an unsuspecting participant in gossip by repeating other people’s options as fact. It’s hard to overstate how damaging rumours can be, writes counsellor Tony Moore.

# pain - Saturday 4 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Budding psychopaths’ can be identified ‘by how they react to people in pain’ Brains

‘Budding psychopaths’ can be identified ‘by how they react to people in pain’

A study has found that children who don’t react the same as other people when they see photos of people in pain may be at risk of developing psychopathy as adults.

# pain - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

From The Score Extent of Cork’s Paudie O’Sullivan injury confirmed – broken fibula and tibia Pain This post contains images

Extent of Cork’s Paudie O’Sullivan injury confirmed – broken fibula and tibia

Several inter-county GAA personalities have tweeted good wishes to the unlucky Rebels attacker.

# pain - Sunday 31 March, 2013

From The Score Kevin Ware suffers horrific leg injury in Louisville-Duke game, players brought to tears Pain This post contains videos

# pain - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

From The Score OUCH: Golfer bitten by black widow spider used a tee to drain the venom Pain

OUCH: Golfer bitten by black widow spider used a tee to drain the venom

Daniela Holmqvist is officially harder than you.

# pain - Thursday 29 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Almost one third of us are postponing going to the dentist – because of cost Open Wide

Almost one third of us are postponing going to the dentist – because of cost

One dentist has warned that we may be returning to the days of extractions and dentures.

# pain - Sunday 25 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: As a mother, I’m not not too posh to push… just too scared Read Me

Column: As a mother, I’m not not too posh to push… just too scared

“While I’m awestruck by the natural birth brigade, I’ve vowed never to do it again,” says a mother who is opting for a C-section.

# pain - Monday 12 November, 2012

From The Score Chris Henry: The bodies are sore, but it hurts more inside 'Bok Pain

Chris Henry: The bodies are sore, but it hurts more inside

The Ulster flanker is sick of learning from defeat.

# pain - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie New findings may provide relief for osteoarthritis sufferers Gene-ius

New findings may provide relief for osteoarthritis sufferers

Eight potential osteoarthritis susceptibility genes discovered, which scientists say may be instrumental in future disease prevention and treatments.

# pain - Saturday 30 June, 2012

From The Score VIDEO: 100m runner breaks leg in Helsinki heat Pain

VIDEO: 100m runner breaks leg in Helsinki heat

There’s no blood, but this will make you wince like hell.

# pain - Sunday 20 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie No clear timeline for approval of cannabis-based painkiller in Ireland Cannabis

No clear timeline for approval of cannabis-based painkiller in Ireland

The oral spray Sativex is already available in the UK and preparing to launch in other EU states as a pain treatment for MS patients.

# pain - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Pharmacists express concern over addiction to pain relief Pharmacy

Pharmacists express concern over addiction to pain relief

Regulations around the sale of products containing codeine were introduced in 2010. Pharmacists heard that up to one in three adults may be suffering from chronic pain, which can affect quality of life.

# pain - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

From The Score WATCH: The notoriously violent NHL playoffs just got more violent Pain This post contains videos

WATCH: The notoriously violent NHL playoffs just got more violent

Marian Hossa didn’t do any favours for the sport’s already extremely violent image the other night.

# pain - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Quarter of a million Irish fail to seek help for debilitating back pain – survey Back Pain

Quarter of a million Irish fail to seek help for debilitating back pain – survey

With 80 per cent of those suffering nerve-related back pain aged under 50, chronic pain is thought to be significantly impacting people’s personal and professional lives.

# pain - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Galway team pinpoints part of brain which produces “marijuana-like substances” to dull pain Discovery

Galway team pinpoints part of brain which produces “marijuana-like substances” to dull pain

They discovered that the hippocampus of the brain, which is usually associated with memory, helps to suppress pain during times of stress.

# pain - Saturday 24 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Government considers approval of cannabis-based drug Cannabis

Government considers approval of cannabis-based drug

Calls for ‘cannabinoid’ medicine currently available in Spain and the UK to be introduced in Ireland to help alleviate the symptoms of MS.

# pain - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

From The Score Rough ride: Cav ready to feel the burn Pain Barrier

Rough ride: Cav ready to feel the burn

Mark Cavendish is anticipating a gruelling end to his bid for the Tour de France’s green jersey.

# pain - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Scientists unlock mystery of ‘sympathy pain’: when we feel somebody else getting hurt Phantom Pain

Scientists unlock mystery of ‘sympathy pain’: when we feel somebody else getting hurt

Some people are so good at imagining other people’s pain that they physically feel it themselves – and it’s linked to the ‘phantom pain’ amputees suffer in their missing limbs.

# pain - Sunday 27 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Got a headache? Look no further than your loved one Love

Got a headache? Look no further than your loved one

A study finds that a picture of your partner can be just as effective in offering relief as a painkiller.

# pain - Thursday 17 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Study finds that the brain can block the effect of painkillers Health

Study finds that the brain can block the effect of painkillers

Researchers discover that the opposite of the placebo effect also exists – if we believe a drug isn’t working on our bodies, then it probably won’t.