Pain

His and hers pain circuitry in the spinal cord

New animal research reveals fundamental sex differences in how pain is processed ...

His and her pain circuitry in the spinal cord

New animal research reveals fundamental sex differences in how pain is processed ...

Talking therapy shows promise for people with chronic low back pain

New research from Royal Holloway, University of London has found that a new form of talking therapy is a credible and promising treatment for people with chronic low back pain who are also suffering from related psychological stress. ... Full story

Talking therapy shows promise for people with chronic low back pain

New research from Royal Holloway, University of London has found that a new form of talking therapy is a credible and promising treatment for people with chronic low back pain who are also suffering from related psychological stress. ... Full story

Researchers want us to talk about pain and not suffer in silence

At the start of national Men’s Health Week, researchers from the University are embarking on a new study to understand more about the differences in how men and women express pain and how this might impact on their overall health. ... Full story

Body's response to spicy foods guides design of new pain relief drugs

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) - UC Davis researchers have identified the molecular interactions that allow capsaicin to activate the body’s primary receptor for sensing heat and pain, paving the way for the design of more selective and effective drugs to relieve pain. ... Full story

Staring Pain in the Face – Software “Reads” Kids’ Expressions to Measure Pain Levels

Examples of a child’s facial expressions of pain from the study, illustrating many of the core facial actions observed in pain. ... Full story

Device would measure pain in premature infants

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane and Angie Funaiole, Office of Commercialization - SPOKANE, Wash. – The ability to measure pain in premature infants could help prevent them from developing tragic disabilities, says a researcher at Washington State University Spokane who just received a $235,000 grant from the state Life Sciences Discovery Fund for his work in this area. ... Full story

Poll: Many Americans know someone who has abused prescription painkillers and suffered major harmful effects

Boston, MA – A new national poll by The Boston Globe and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health shows that in an era when concern about drug abuse has been very high, more U.S. adults are concerned about prescription painkiller abuse than about heroin. ... Full story

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