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‘Little justification’ for antidepressants in back pain, may be effective in OA

January 21, 2021 3 min read Source/Disclosures Source: Ferreira GE, et al. BMJ. 2020;doi:10.1136/bmj.m4825. Disclosures: The researchers report no relevant financial disclosures. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your email address to receive an email when new articles...

Antidepressants largely ineffective for back pain and osteoarthritis

Antidepressant drugs are largely ineffective for back and osteoarthritis pain, despite being widely used for these conditions, suggests a review of the evidence published by The BMJ today. The findings, based on moderate certainty evidence, show that for people with back pain the effects were too small to...

Antidepressants ineffectual for back pain and osteoarthritis

Canberra, January 21 A study published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) provides evidence that stimulant medications are generally inadequate for back and osteoarthritis pain, despite being broadly utilized for these conditions. The findings, based on moderate certainty evidence, show that for people with back pain the effects...

Why you shouldn’t work from bed (and a guide to doing it anyway)

It may not be recommended, but, from necessity or choice, many of us find ourselves working from them. Here’s how to set up your perfect bed office

Everybody who knows what they’re talking about will tell you not to do it, but the lure of bed is hard to resist for any home worker. Or it may have become a necessity. With children home schooling, or in a cramped flatshare, your bed may be the only place you can get any peace (although many people living and working with chronic illness will be rolling their eyes at the idea that working from bed has only just been invented).

During the first lockdown, one survey, by Uswitch.com, found a quarter of home workers had worked from bed. Ten months into the on-off lockdown, more of us are doing it than ever. “We’ve found that up to 40% of people who have worked from home during lockdown have worked from their bed at some point,” says Catherine Quinn, president of the British Chiropractic Association.

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PCPs perform small percentage of low-value services

Most primary care physicians performed, ordered and referred out a minority of their patients’ spending on low-value services, a retrospective study in Annals of Internal Medicine showed.
“Because primary care physicians are central to value-based payment and delivery reform efforts, we were interested in studying how relevant current low-value care indicators are to most primary care physicians and in identifying actions that primary care physicians can take or change to meaningfully reduce wasted health care spending,” Aaron Baum, PhD, an assistant professor of global

‘We know this is real’: New clinics for coronavirus long-haulers crop up in U.S.

COVID-19 came early for Catherine Busa, and it never really left.The 54-year-old New York City school secretary didn’t have any underlying health problems when she caught the coronavirus in March, and she recovered at her Queens home.But some symptoms lingered: fatigue she never experienced during years of rising...
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