Pain

Medical discovery first step on path to new painkillers

A major medical discovery by scientists at The University of Nottingham could lead to the development of an entirely new type of ...

Researchers unlock new mechanism in pain management

Gerald Zamponi and his Hotchkiss Brain Institute team are working to turn their research into new painkilling treatments ... Full story

Living in a disadvantaged neighborhood worsens musculoskeletal pain outcomes after trauma exposure

People living in lower-income neighborhoods have worse musculoskeletal pain outcomes over time after stressful events than people from higher-income neighborhoods, a new study finds. ... Full story

Researchers Developing Noninvasive Method for Diagnosing Common, Painful Back Condition

Los Angeles – An interdisciplinary research team in the Cedars-Sinai Biomedical Imaging Research Institute, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Regenerative Medicine Institute and Department of Surgery received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop the first imaging technique used to identify biomarkers that could indicate patients have a painful, degenerative back condition. ... Full story

More resilient people tend to have a higher pain tolerance

Pain tolerance levels between men and women are similar ... Full story

Startup based on Purdue innovation could improve stimulation treatments for patients with chronic pain

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - An official at a life sciences startup based on a Purdue University innovation says his company may increase the quality of life for patients who suffer from chronic pain that cannot effectively be managed through conventional drug therapy. ... Full story

NUS researchers invent novel microneedle patch for faster and effective delivery of painkiller and collagen

The innovative transdermal delivery system boasts shorter fabrication time and commercial scalability ... Full story

New drug promises relief for inflammatory pain, scientists say

Researchers have discovered that a compound they developed could potentially serve as a painkiller, with particular utility for East Asians with an alcohol-metabolizing enzyme mutation. ... Full story

Giving patients choice in back pain does not improve outcome

‘Physiotherapist knows best’ may be the best option for people suffering from back pain, according to research from the University of Warwick. ... Full story

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