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Nov 20 2017
A midcingulate cortex to posterior insula pathway plays a key role in nociception, even in the absence of peripheral input
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Nov 07 2017
Noxious heat avoidance in planarians linked to activation of TRPA1 by reactive oxygen species
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Nov 02 2017
“Expensive” inert treatment produces greater nocebo hyperalgesia than “cheap” version
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Oct 27 2017
Activation of an engineered ion channel silences sensory neurons, reverses allodynia in mice
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Oct 26 2017

Editor’s note: The second North American Pain School (NAPS) took place June 25-29, 2017, in Montebello,...

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Oct 18 2017

On October 18, Laura Simons gave a talk on the contribution of fear learning to chronic pain in adolescents, with a focus on behavioral and brain...

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Nov 05 2017
Surprising that the tendency for co-morbidity of different conditions did...
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Nov 02 2017
I agree, low pH associated with infection, injury or ischemia will favor...
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Oct 06 2017
By: Ted Price
This comment is coauthored by Ted Price, Head of Neuroscience, UT Dallas;...
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Jul 27 2017
Dr. Hesselink: Very interesting, thank you for sharing. I have often...
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Jun 20 2017
This paper is quite important, also from a clinical point of view. It is...
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Jun 18 2017
At the NeuPSIG at Gothenburg on the 17th of June, a poster was presented...
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May 02 2017
This comment is co-authored by Andrey Ryabinin and Mary Heinricher, Oregon...
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May 02 2017
I admit that I read the paper by Ryabinin and colleagues with interest,...
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Apr 13 2017
This comment is co-authored by Andrey Ryabinin and Mary Heinricher, Oregon...
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Apr 05 2017
By: Ke Ren
The authors report interesting findings that electro-acupuncture (EA) in...
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Mar 22 2017
Conceptual illustration of Grp neuron function as a relief valve.
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Mar 22 2017
By: Min Zhuo
In recent work by Brust et al., the authors report the identification of a...
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Mar 20 2017
This is an excellent and very important article related to appropriate...
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Jan 30 2017
I agree with Michael Gold’s comments pointing out that to accept the...
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Jan 24 2017
Thank you for the publication and thanks to others for this lively...
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Jan 22 2017
There are, of course, responses to all of the points Wood and Emery raised...
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Jan 20 2017
Shades of Ramon y Cajal vs. Golgi! And once again, both Drs. Gold and Wood...
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Jan 19 2017
By: John Wood
Editor’s note: This comment, written in response to Michael Gold...
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Jan 19 2017
Okay―I admit it; it was the PRF tweet [announcing publication of the PRF...
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Nov 11 2016
So, the big question I have is this. If this were true, and pervasive,...
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Oct 21 2016
To better treat pain, we require an understanding of the molecular...
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Jul 26 2016
The new work reported by Rebecca Seal and colleagues indeed represents a...
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Jul 11 2016
In my opinion the first line of the sixth paragraph in Part 2 is key in...
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Jun 07 2016
Pain in infancy can have lifelong effects. In rodents, tissue injury in a...
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May 29 2016
An interesting article which concludes that relief of pain by itself is...
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