Apr 07 2020
Recently discovered ion channel controls the mechanosensitivity of nociceptors
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Mar 31 2020
Brain imaging suggests differences in pain stem from life experience, not nociceptive circuitry
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Mar 09 2020
Dimethyl fumarate relieves neuropathic pain in rodents by alleviating oxidative stress
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Mar 04 2020
A new study shows that altruistic behaviors relieve acute pain in healthy volunteers and chronic pain in cancer patients
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Mar 24 2020

During a PRF webinar on March 24, 2020, Ishmail Abdus-Saboor discussed approaches to developing objective “pain scales” in animals by...

Mar 18 2020

This article was originally published on RELIEF, the IASP Pain Research Forum's companion website...


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Mar 06 2020
Editor's note: this comment is co-authored by Ashlie Reker and Steve...
Feb 24 2020
An unexpected finding in this study was that CCI increased rather than...
Dec 18 2019
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Dec 18 2019
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Sep 30 2019
The pain threshold for each individual differs, which makes it more...
Sep 30 2019
In his introductory remarks, although Murat Aydede1 mentions the...
Sep 30 2019
Wonderful paper. Have the researchers found any evidence for differences...
Sep 14 2019
The news article states: "But one thing most agree on is that the...
Jul 13 2019
In this elegant study, the authors compare lidocaine injection of the...
Apr 01 2019
By: John Wood
In the accompanying paper, Bennett, Serra, and Tracey make an important...
Mar 29 2019
Negus and colleagues have provided a useful in-depth review of the broad...
Mar 14 2019
The study by Tan et al. represents a major step forward in understanding...
Jan 17 2019
This is an excellent paper investigating the analgesic effect of sucrose...
Nov 23 2018
This study seems to provide the first clinical evidence to support basic...
Oct 05 2018
This is an interesting study confirming analgesic effects mediated by...
Aug 20 2018
This is an interesting study with translational potential. The authors...
Aug 13 2018
The conventional role of microRNAs (miRNAs) is to regulate gene expression...
Jun 18 2018
Since publication of this news story, JAMA has published a Viewpoint by...
May 25 2018
Drs. Yezierski and Hansson have provided a timely, readable, scholarly and...
May 24 2018
How an organism maintains its internal stability despite variations in...
May 15 2018
By: Mark Hoon
Four years ago, the labs of Patrik Ernfors and Sten Linnarsson from the...
Apr 17 2018
Pain in surgical joint instability models of osteoarthritis (OA) is...
Mar 30 2018
This is an interesting study that has demonstrated palmitoylation as a...

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