Are antidepressants for chronic pain effective?

A more thoughtful approach to prescribing for pain needed.

Scientists discovered stinging trees in Australia that secrets scorpion-like venom

Gympie-Gympie stinging tree.

CaproGlu: a biorubber glue for faster surgical recovery and pain relief

A new type of surgical glue.

This hormone causes women to experience more pain than men

Men and women experience pain differently. However, the mechanisms mediating this difference are unclear. Scientists from the University of Arizona College of Medicine- Tucson in...

A new gene may help produce pain killers

A joint team of scientists from the Center of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing, Mohali, Punjab, and Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Manipur,...

How our brain turns pain up or down?

The brain circuitry is responsible for upgrading or downgrading these pain signals.

Fish can experience pain, study

Fish also perform competing for tasks less well when treated with a putative painful stimulus.

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

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

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?

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...

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...

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