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Aug 21 2019
Results support the efficacy of tanezumab for osteoarthritis pain, but joint safety remains a concern
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Aug 15 2019
New study builds upon previous work in naked mole rats by identifying additional species with pain insensitivity to capsaicin, acid, and AITC
news Research
Aug 07 2019
At the 2019 annual gathering of the Australian Pain Society, Glenn King described how research on spider venoms could lead to a better understanding of pain mechanisms and new treatments
news Conferences | Research
Jul 16 2019
A headache symposium at the 2019 American Pain Society Scientific Meeting highlighted emerging areas of research in the field
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