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TUESDAY, Feb. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Despite their wide use, commercial pain creams and gels don't do much for chronic pain, a new report claims.

In fact, the government-funded study, ordered by U.S. Congress, found these creams/gels were no better than placebos, researchers said.

"Our study of nearly 400 pain patients suggests that people who use these compounded crea...

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- With millions of pain-plagued Americans looking for an alternative to opioids, the solution for some might be no medicine at all.

New research suggests that a good many back pain patients might find relief in a "dummy" sugar pill, eliminating their need for strong medication.

About half the chronic back pain patients in a new stu...