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

Wed 11:57 PM 7,901 Views 1 Comment

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

Bertens leaves court in wheelchair after stormy Roland Garros clash
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Bertens leaves court in wheelchair after stormy Roland Garros clash

Sep 30th 2020, 3:03 PM 9,392 Views 5 Comments

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

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

May 3rd 2020, 7:30 AM 9,222 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Apr 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 13,909 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Oct 18th 2019, 10:56 PM 22,315 Views 18 Comments

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

Liverpool boss Klopp reveals 'awful combination' forced Mane off
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Liverpool boss Klopp reveals 'awful combination' forced Mane off

Sep 23rd 2019, 12:25 AM 15,865 Views 7 Comments

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

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

May 22nd 2019, 8:25 PM 52,247 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Dec 26th 2018, 8:00 PM 5,185 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Feb 21st 2018, 6:10 AM 24,385 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Jan 14th 2018, 10:00 AM 53,446 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.

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

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

Dec 23rd 2017, 12:05 AM 27,468 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 14th 2017, 12:05 AM 57,362 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Vaginal mesh campaigner dies in Canada after being hospitalised for sepsis

Dec 5th 2017, 10:47 AM 124,138 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 29th 2017, 12:41 AM 9,374 Views 6 Comments

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

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

May 19th 2017, 9:00 PM 3,971 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Apr 17th 2017, 10:00 PM 43,470 Views 46 Comments

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

'I had 10 operations in 12 days... They said they may have to cut it from the knee down'
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'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 59,537 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 11th 2017, 12:05 AM 37,507 Views 62 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.

'Her spine has a 97 degree curve but she doesn't know what's wrong and can't describe her pain'
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'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 13,902 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Jan 27th 2017, 5:28 PM 8,652 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Jan 12th 2017, 8:15 PM 13,756 Views 89 Comments

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

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

Jan 3rd 2017, 10:00 PM 52,582 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 56,608 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Dec 7th 2016, 8:00 PM 527 Views 20 Comments

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

Scared of the dentist? It's in your genes
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Scared of the dentist? It's in your genes

Oct 22nd 2016, 6:25 AM 7,442 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Oct 16th 2016, 12:30 PM 23,141 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Aug 6th 2016, 10:22 PM 22,926 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.

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

Jul 17th 2016, 9:00 PM 36,646 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.

Robots are now being taught how to feel pain
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Robots are now being taught how to feel pain

May 27th 2016, 3:12 PM 6,701 Views 14 Comments

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

Suffer from chronic pain? Mindfulness might help
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Suffer from chronic pain? Mindfulness might help

Apr 10th 2016, 8:30 AM 19,450 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 7th 2016, 6:30 PM 12,270 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Jun 28th 2015, 10:00 AM 39,930 Views 7 Comments

Tommy McCormack chats to The42 about his recent triumph

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

May 27th 2015, 6:00 PM 4,381 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Jan 13th 2015, 2:31 PM 14,569 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Oct 26th 2014, 1:00 PM 3,226 Views 2 Comments

Shin splints, huh?

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

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

Aug 31st 2014, 8:09 PM 15,455 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 12,466 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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