For some women, menstrual cramps can get so bad that they lead to nausea, vomiting, and an inability to do much of anything for days. Having to endure this on a monthly basis is a pain in the, well, gut.
Good news, then, for the unlucky among us. New research to be presented at the 2009 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) annual meeting in November reveals that a new device to treat this pain is safe and effective--not to mention most likely affordable, since the device is essentially a glorified tampon.
The study was admittedly small: 18 participants, 18 … Read more