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  • He and his colleauges have observed that the skin cells of naked mole rats lack certain pain-related signaling molecules.

    Researchers try to understand naked mole rats' resistance to cancer

  • The same month, three pain-related articles in the Lancet focusing on post-operative, cancer related, and non-cancer related pain, respectively, found mass undertreatment in all three areas.

    Radley Balko: The New Panic Over Prescription Painkillers

  • Lead study author Daniel Cherkin, director of Group Health Research Institute, said he had expected structural massage, which manipulates specific pain-related back muscles and ligaments, would prove superior to relaxation or so-called Swedish massage, which aims to promote a feeling of body-wide relaxation.

    Study: Massage beats meds for lower back pain

  • Some pain-related disability was reported by 60% of pyloric subjects, of whom nearly half sought emergency treatment.

    A Possible New Weapon to Battle Brain Tumors

  • Anecdotally (we found no supporting evidence in the literature), some pain theorists view swearing as a sign of ‘pain-related catastrophising’, which may be defined as a maladaptive response in which negative and unhelpful thoughts and ideas are brought to bear when pain is experienced.

    Oh $#*%! Cursing can reduce pain perception

  • This not only altered their perception of the pain but also altered blood flow in pain-related parts of the brain.


  • Now they're finding that this pain-related brain activity is greater in people who lack strong social support.

    How to Read a Face

  • The discovery of pain-related genes opens up a new frontier for drug development.

    Taking A New Look At Pain

  • Marijuana can be a promising treatment for some specific, pain-related medical conditions, according to California researchers who presented an update of their findings Wednesday to the California Legislature and also released them to the public.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Five studies, published in peer-reviewed medical journals, show the value of marijuana for pain-related conditions, the researchers say in the report.

    Medlogs - Recent stories


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