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# pain - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

West Ham’s Tomas Soucek recovering from plastic surgery to face
# Pain
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# Pain

West Ham’s Tomas Soucek recovering from plastic surgery to face

Oct 20th 2021, 11:57 PM 7,931 Views 1 Comment

The Czech Republic international was left with nasty cuts near his eye and on his nose and lip.

# pain - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Bertens leaves court in wheelchair after stormy Roland Garros clash
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

Bertens leaves court in wheelchair after stormy Roland Garros clash

Sep 30th 2020, 3:03 PM 9,395 Views 5 Comments

The tie featured 24 breaks of serve with the Dutch star firing 61 winners but committing 63 unforced errors.

# pain - Sunday 3 May, 2020

'I was shaking and crying. But I somehow managed to ask: ‘Can I still play sport?’'
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

'I was shaking and crying. But I somehow managed to ask: ‘Can I still play sport?’'

May 3rd 2020, 7:30 AM 9,237 Views 1 Comment

Cork City Women’s coach Áine O’Donovan on being diagnosed with JIA.

# pain - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'There are players who to this day struggle to cope with the defeat'
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

'There are players who to this day struggle to cope with the defeat'

Apr 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 13,913 Views 15 Comments

In this extract from ‘Behind the Lions,’ the gut-wrenching 2009 loss is recalled.

# pain - Friday 18 October, 2019

Argentina icon Batistuta undergoes ankle surgery after 'begging' doctor to amputate legs
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

Argentina icon Batistuta undergoes ankle surgery after 'begging' doctor to amputate legs

Oct 18th 2019, 10:56 PM 22,328 Views 18 Comments

The legendary goalscorer has lived with years of pain since his retirement in 2005.

# pain - Monday 23 September, 2019

Liverpool boss Klopp reveals 'awful combination' forced Mane off
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

Liverpool boss Klopp reveals 'awful combination' forced Mane off

Sep 23rd 2019, 12:25 AM 15,867 Views 7 Comments

The Senegal forward was left stricken by two simultaneous injuries and replaced by James Milner.

# pain - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying'
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying'

May 22nd 2019, 8:25 PM 52,259 Views 7 Comments

Eileen Ring reflects on a difficult few years after a life-altering incident in November 2013.

# pain - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

'Chapman’s fist broke two of Mannion’s ribs and left him with a 60% collapsed lung'
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

'Chapman’s fist broke two of Mannion’s ribs and left him with a 60% collapsed lung'

Dec 26th 2018, 8:00 PM 5,189 Views 0 Comments

Check out this extract from ‘The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down’.

# pain - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Thousands support campaign to have Versatis patches reinstated for chronic pain sufferers
# Versatis
# Versatis

Thousands support campaign to have Versatis patches reinstated for chronic pain sufferers

Feb 21st 2018, 6:10 AM 24,431 Views 37 Comments

Only patients suffering from post-shingles pain are automatically covered under drug payment and medical card schemes.

# pain - Sunday 14 January, 2018

‘I was literally spending hours vomiting and five minutes later, I’d have to go and compete’
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

‘I was literally spending hours vomiting and five minutes later, I’d have to go and compete’

Jan 14th 2018, 10:00 AM 53,451 Views 9 Comments

Caradh O’Donovan chats to The42 about her battle with Crohn’s disease and hopes of representing Ireland at the 2020 Olympics.

# pain - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Woman has lost over €100,000 since car accident affected by Setanta collapse
# Chronic Pain
# Chronic Pain

Woman has lost over €100,000 since car accident affected by Setanta collapse

Dec 23rd 2017, 12:05 AM 27,484 Views 24 Comments

Lost income, medical expenses and legal fees have taken a huge toll on her life.

# pain - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Senior Kinahan gang member dodged hit in Spain as he was cycling with his son
# Málaga
# Málaga

Senior Kinahan gang member dodged hit in Spain as he was cycling with his son

Dec 14th 2017, 12:05 AM 57,371 Views 32 Comments

The Hutch gang has managed to get a foothold in Malaga – a previous Kinahan stronghold.

# pain - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Vaginal mesh campaigner dies in Canada after being hospitalised for sepsis
# Vaginal Mesh
# Vaginal Mesh

Vaginal mesh campaigner dies in Canada after being hospitalised for sepsis

Dec 5th 2017, 10:47 AM 124,142 Views 9 Comments

Mother-of-two Chrissy Brajcic had an operation to treat her urinary incontinence four years ago.

# pain - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Two million people are addicted to opioid drugs in US, with 90 dying every day
# Painkillers
# Painkillers

Two million people are addicted to opioid drugs in US, with 90 dying every day

Aug 13th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,434 Views 0 Comments

Many people buy pills illegally when their prescriptions run out.

# pain - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Henshaw set for surgery after being ruled out of Lions tour with North
# Tour Over
From The42
# Tour Over

Henshaw set for surgery after being ruled out of Lions tour with North

Jun 29th 2017, 12:41 AM 9,377 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland centre looks like he could miss the start of next season.

# pain - Friday 19 May, 2017

A former NFL player is fighting for the league to change its harsh stance on marijuana
# OLD-FASHIONED
From The42
# OLD-FASHIONED

A former NFL player is fighting for the league to change its harsh stance on marijuana

May 19th 2017, 9:00 PM 3,974 Views 3 Comments

And Former Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe is putting his money where his mouth is.

# pain - Monday 17 April, 2017

'It robs you of your very being': Life with the invisible illness
# Fibromyalgia
# Fibromyalgia

'It robs you of your very being': Life with the invisible illness

Apr 17th 2017, 10:00 PM 43,508 Views 47 Comments

Jo Allen has a chronic pain condition and has been getting some relief from cannabis-derived medicine.

# pain - Saturday 15 April, 2017

'I had 10 operations in 12 days... They said they may have to cut it from the knee down'
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

'I had 10 operations in 12 days... They said they may have to cut it from the knee down'

Apr 15th 2017, 8:00 AM 59,663 Views 10 Comments

Ex-Coventry player David Busst on adjusting to life after a horrific leg break prematurely ended his career in English football.

# pain - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Heroin-like venom from tropical fish could lead to new pain relief
# Blennies
# Blennies

Heroin-like venom from tropical fish could lead to new pain relief

Apr 8th 2017, 4:00 PM 15,078 Views 19 Comments

Experiments using lab mice found the rodents showed no sign of pain once injected with the fish venom.

# pain - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Woman who developed back pain aged 18 left bed bound in agony as HSE refuses to fund operation
# Life On Hold
# Life On Hold

Woman who developed back pain aged 18 left bed bound in agony as HSE refuses to fund operation

Feb 11th 2017, 12:05 AM 37,512 Views 63 Comments

Her mother described how her daughter, who once had a bright future ahead of her, now faces a life of no hope and never-ending pain.

# pain - Thursday 9 February, 2017

'Her spine has a 97 degree curve but she doesn't know what's wrong and can't describe her pain'
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'Her spine has a 97 degree curve but she doesn't know what's wrong and can't describe her pain'

Feb 9th 2017, 11:59 AM 13,904 Views 25 Comments

21-year-old Colleen had to wait two years before she could get an x-ray for her scoliosis.

# pain - Friday 27 January, 2017

'I caused my own pain' - Richie Towell on his injury-plagued start to the season
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

'I caused my own pain' - Richie Towell on his injury-plagued start to the season

Jan 27th 2017, 5:28 PM 8,656 Views 3 Comments

With the Championship table toppers performing well, the ex-Dundalk star has found first-team action hard to come by.

# pain - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Marijuana 'eases chronic pain, but may increase risk of schizophrenia'
# Research
# Research

Marijuana 'eases chronic pain, but may increase risk of schizophrenia'

Jan 12th 2017, 8:15 PM 13,758 Views 61 Comments

A US study has found that cannabis almost certainly reduces chronic pain and eases nausea from chemotherapy.

# pain - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Why pain feels more... well, painful in cold weather
# In Me Bones
# In Me Bones

Why pain feels more... well, painful in cold weather

Jan 3rd 2017, 10:00 PM 52,928 Views 19 Comments

There may be biological reasons why pain feels more intense in the winter.

# pain - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'There’s never a minute in the day I don’t feel pain'
# Fibromyalgia
# Fibromyalgia

'There’s never a minute in the day I don’t feel pain'

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 56,625 Views 31 Comments

Eleanor O’Farrell is one of the many people in Ireland who have fibromyalgia, often dubbed ‘the invisible illness’.

# pain - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

"For people in pain like me, medicinal cannabis could be a matter of life and death"
# Opinion
# Opinion

"For people in pain like me, medicinal cannabis could be a matter of life and death"

Dec 7th 2016, 8:00 PM 528 Views 20 Comments

An anonymous person writes about the stress of chronic pain – and how they hope that medicinal cannabis could help.

# pain - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Scared of the dentist? It's in your genes
# Dental Plan
# Dental Plan

Scared of the dentist? It's in your genes

Oct 22nd 2016, 6:25 AM 7,469 Views 12 Comments

Around 15% of people describe themselves as being afraid of the dentist.

# pain - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Why does the naked mole rat feel no pain and not get cancer?
# Super Rat
# Super Rat

Why does the naked mole rat feel no pain and not get cancer?

Oct 16th 2016, 12:30 PM 23,142 Views 13 Comments

They wouldn’t feel getting into a hot tub with sunburn.

# pain - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Horrific scenes as French gymnastics' main medal hope suffers gruesome leg break
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

Horrific scenes as French gymnastics' main medal hope suffers gruesome leg break

Aug 6th 2016, 10:22 PM 22,927 Views 11 Comments

Rings specialist Aït-Said fell to the mat in agony clutching the back of his knee and the lower part of his leg.

# pain - Sunday 17 July, 2016

I'm not JUST grumpy - I'm living with one of the most painful conditions in the world
# House Of Pain
# House Of Pain

I'm not JUST grumpy - I'm living with one of the most painful conditions in the world

Jul 17th 2016, 9:00 PM 36,921 Views 61 Comments

Steve O’Rourke breaks down life with trigeminal neuralgia a condition that causes sudden and severe face pain that has been compared to being stabbed or struck by lightning.

# pain - Friday 27 May, 2016

Robots are now being taught how to feel pain
# Bring The Pain
# Bring The Pain

Robots are now being taught how to feel pain

May 27th 2016, 3:12 PM 6,713 Views 14 Comments

“Why? Why was I programmed to feel pain?”

# pain - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Suffer from chronic pain? Mindfulness might help
# New Trial
# New Trial

Suffer from chronic pain? Mindfulness might help

Apr 10th 2016, 8:30 AM 19,452 Views 14 Comments

About 35% of people in Ireland are affected by pain which has lasted for three months or more.

# pain - Monday 29 February, 2016

Retired garda who suffers back pain following patrol car ramming awarded €49,000
# Carlow
# Carlow

Retired garda who suffers back pain following patrol car ramming awarded €49,000

Feb 29th 2016, 6:58 PM 18,222 Views 37 Comments

The garda said his injuries had affected his daily activities and he had not been able to go fly fishing for a year.

# pain - Sunday 7 February, 2016

My life with shingles: 'It was like I had gone a few rounds with Conor McGregor'
# Opinion
# Opinion

My life with shingles: 'It was like I had gone a few rounds with Conor McGregor'

Feb 7th 2016, 6:30 PM 12,469 Views 23 Comments

I incorrectly believed that shingles was contagious, writes Carol Reddy Locke

# pain - Sunday 28 June, 2015

‘I walk around in pain nearly every day’ – Ireland’s new world champion makes big sacrifices
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

‘I walk around in pain nearly every day’ – Ireland’s new world champion makes big sacrifices

Jun 28th 2015, 10:00 AM 39,934 Views 7 Comments

Tommy McCormack chats to The42 about his recent triumph

# pain - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

'This one hurts the most' - Pienaar on Ulster's latest play-off upset
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

'This one hurts the most' - Pienaar on Ulster's latest play-off upset

May 27th 2015, 6:00 PM 4,382 Views 9 Comments

The South Africa international admits to some bitterness at the late penalty decision in the defeat to Glasgow.

# pain - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

15-year-old speaks about bipolar Dad's suicide: "I don't want other kids to feel alone"
# Pain
# Pain

15-year-old speaks about bipolar Dad's suicide: "I don't want other kids to feel alone"

Jan 13th 2015, 2:31 PM 14,575 Views 14 Comments

Aisling Carthy said living with her Dad could be very tense but that she has some great memories of times they spent together.

# pain - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Worried about those pesky shin splints? Fear not, inform yourself and alleviate the pain
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

Worried about those pesky shin splints? Fear not, inform yourself and alleviate the pain

Oct 26th 2014, 1:00 PM 3,230 Views 2 Comments

Shin splints, huh?

# pain - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Snapshot: Semi-final heartbreak for Dublin's Alan Brogan
# Semi-final Pain
From The42
# Semi-final Pain

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

Aug 31st 2014, 8:09 PM 15,457 Views 12 Comments

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

# pain - Thursday 24 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 12,474 Views 46 Comments

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

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