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2012-11-14 16:09:24

Headshaking syndrome is when a horse shakes or jerks its head uncontrollably for no apparent reason. There are striking clinical similarities between facial pain syndromes in people, most notably trigeminal neuralgia, and headshaking in horses. Although some progress has been made towards both diagnosing and treating the condition in horses, the pathology of the disease remains unknown and further research is needed. A recent study led by academics from the University of Bristol's School...

Naked Mole Rat Studied For Its Pain Resistance And Long, Healthy Life
2012-09-24 11:29:17

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The humble, hairless, buck-toothed digging denizen we know as the naked mole-rat could lead researchers to new treatments for pain relief in humans. Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago report new findings as to how these rodents have adapted to toxic carbon dioxide buildup in their dens. As CO2 levels rise to levels that would be toxic for other mammals, the air in their dens becomes highly acidic. The naked...

2012-01-27 11:00:20

Cyberknife radiosurgery in treating trigeminal neuralgia A technique that delivers highly focused beams of radiation, known as Cyberknife, can relieve the stabbing pain of the facial nerve condition trigeminal neuralgia, indicates a small study published online in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery. Trigeminal neuralgia is thought to affect around five in every 100,000 people. It takes its name from the trigeminal nerve, the source of the pain, which is experienced as a sharp,...


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