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How our brain turns pain up or down?

How our brain turns pain up or down?

The brain circuitry is responsible for upgrading or downgrading these pain signals.
Fish experience pain, study

Fish can experience pain, study

Fish also perform competing for tasks less well when treated with a putative painful stimulus.
Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed a system that detects pain in patients by analyzing brain activity from a wearable neuroimaging device, which could help doctors diagnose and treat pain in unconscious and noncommunicative patients.

Measuring a patient’s pain level by analyzing brain activity

System could help with diagnosing and treating noncommunicative patients.
Scientists find brain cells that make pain hurt

Scientists find brain cells that make pain hurt

A team of scientists at Stanford University has identified a bundle of brain cells in mice responsible for the latter—that is, the negative emotions...
Study examines the course of back pain over time

Study examines the course of back pain over time

Back pain is extremely common and can be caused by many simple everyday activities. It is most frequently reported health problem globally. A new study...
How the pain signal travels throughout the body?

How the pain signal travels throughout the body?

Scientists at the Harvard Medical School have discovered a nerve-signaling pathway behind the profound, sustained pain that sets in promptly the following injury. The...
Laura Tiemann, first author of the new study about pain perception, prepares together with Markus Ploner, Heisenberg Professor for Human Pain Research, a volunteer for the EEG-measurements. (Image: K. Bauer / TUM)

How our brain process painful event?

Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage. In a new study, scientists for the first time investigated in...
Emotions like anger and sadness may cause pain as well as being a result of it

Emotions like anger and sadness may cause pain as well as being a result...

A study by the Penn State suggests that emotions such as anger or sadness are often lead to stress or pain. Means, negative or mixed emotions...
Reason behind Olympic athletes wears a weird body tape

Reason behind Olympic athletes wears a weird body tape

As we all know, Olympic 2016 has the opening ceremony on 6th August 2016. There are lots of different interesting facts to know about....

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