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2014-03-07 16:22:40

PHOENIX, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have demonstrated that conditioned pain modulation (CPM), a measure of the brain's ability to regulate pain, decreases activity

2012-12-28 15:28:26

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center, in collaboration with researchers at Northwestern University, have identified a molecular mechanism central to the development of osteoarthritis (OA) pain, a finding that could have major implications for future treatment of this often-debilitating condition.

2012-10-15 16:35:50

Companionship has the potential to reduce pain linked to nerve damage, according to a new study.

2011-12-15 16:26:29

A discovery in fruit flies may be able to tell us more about how animals, including humans, sense potentially dangerous discomforts.

2010-06-17 13:45:00

Cold sensing neural circuits in newborn mice take around two weeks to become fully active, according to a new study.

2010-04-14 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-08-13 15:45:00

Imagine that you're working on your back porch, hammering in a nail. Suddenly you slip and hit your thumb instead — hard. The pain is incredibly intense, but it only lasts a moment. After a few seconds (and a few unprintable words) you're ready to start hammering again.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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