Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTRGS9-2, a key signaling protein in the brain known to play a critical role in the development of addiction-related behaviors, acts as a positive modulator of oxycodone reward in both pain-free and...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTFibromyalgia treatments may involve medical and lifestyle changes, but can they affect a pregnancy? Learn what should be considered when planning a baby.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new randomized control study is the first to show that chair yoga can help to reduce pain in seniors with lower extremity osteoarthritis.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTThe National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have analyzed over 10,000 studies to better understand the benefits and harms of cannabis.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTNew research from The George Institute for Global Health has revealed the weather plays no part in the symptoms associated with either back pain or osteoarthritis.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTLearn how yoga might help with fibromyalgia and which additional approaches may help. What are the causes, risk factors, and symptoms of fibromyalgia?
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTResearchers at Leiden University led by Mario van der Stelt (Leiden Institute for Chemistry) have set 'gold standards' for developing new painkillers based on the medicinal effects of cannabis.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTAnticholinergic medications, a class of drugs very commonly used by older adults, are linked to an increased rate of emergency department and hospital utilization in the United States, according to...
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTRegular use of over-the-counter non-steroidal inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin and ibuprofen is associated with an increased risk of dying in patients diagnosed with Type 1 endometrial...
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTIn a new study, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a possible drug candidate that suppresses pain and itch in animal models.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTPain serves as a valuable warning signal, but when it becomes chronic, pain should be considered as a real disease.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTCarpal tunnel syndrome can cause numbness and pain in the hand and stems from a problem in the wrist. Find out some tips for coping with this syndrome.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTAn international study of 260 surgical patients found that, contrary to many previous studies, just more than four percent were conscious of the external world while under general anesthesia but...
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 07:00:00 PSTA study of over 55,000 women finds longer use of NSAIDs and acetaminophen - but not aspirin - is tied to slightly higher risk of hearing loss in women.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTAmerican veterans experience higher prevalence of pain and more severe pain than nonveterans, with young and middle-aged veterans suffering the most, according to a new analysis of the National...
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTPain relief and other forms of supportive care for cancer patients are insufficient, researchers report at the ESMO ASIA 2016 Congress in Singapore.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA study by the American College of Physicians (ACP) found that overuse of antibiotics, aggressive non-palliative treatment in patients with limited life expectancy, treatment of chronic pain, and...
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTWell-known autism and pain proteins are likely co-conspirators.Sensory problems are common to autism spectrum disorders.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTFor patients with complex regional pain syndrome, simply watching someone else move can cause intense pain. An MRI scan study delves into the neuroscience.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTA delayed U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration ban on kratom would stifle scientific understanding of the herb's active chemical components and documented pharmacologic properties if implemented...
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTScientists have created a vaccine that they say can stop opioid painkillers from reaching the brain, reducing the risk of death from opioid overdose.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTAn already available drug can help patients get back on their feet more rapidly after a hip fracture, according to an international study published in the Journal of Bone Joint Surgery.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTA new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) reveals that a protein first discovered at TSRI in 2010 is directly responsible for sensing touch.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers have identified a compound that alleviates chronic pain in the same way as marijuana, but without the side effects of the drug.
Sun, 13 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTPain-sensing neurons were believed to be receptive to all kinds of pain, but new research suggests pain sensors are specialized for specific sensations.