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Smokers More Likely Than Nonsmokers To Develop Chronic Back Pain
2014-11-06 03:59:46

Smokers with new back pain less likely to recover, likely to develop chronic pain

Chronic Pain Marker Found In The Brain
2013-09-18 06:02:04

By using brain scans on chronic pain sufferers, neuroscientists based in Chicago have discovered a connection between the brain and experiencing chronic pain, according to a report in the journal Pain.

2012-12-18 11:31:56

A method of analyzing brain structure using advanced computer algorithms accurately predicted 76 percent of the time whether a patient had lower back pain.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.