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Scientists exploring the chili pepper’s effect are using their findings to develop a new drug candidate for many kinds of pain, which can be caused by inflammation or other problems.
Researchers report that dietary capsaicin – the active ingredient in chili peppers – produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells lining the intestines of mice, triggering a reaction that ultimately reduces the risk of colorectal tumors.
According to new research, we could have a future free of sunburn pain. A new study shows how we have a molecule in our epidermis that creates our bodies' reaction to sun exposure. By blocking this molecule, researchers were able to protect skin from the pain of sunburn.
A study from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine offers new insights into how the nervous system processes hot and cold temperatures.
A team of investigators from UC Davis and Peking University have discovered a mechanism that may explain how alpha hydroxyl acids (AHAs) -- the key ingredient in cosmetic chemical peels and wrinkle-reducing creams -- work to enhance skin appearance.
The winter sun feels welcome, but not so a summer sunburn.
Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have identified a surprising new molecular pathway in skin cells that is involved in wound-healing and sensory communication.
SAN MATEO, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeurogesX, Inc.
SAN MATEO, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, today announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S.
Pain researchers from the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National Medical Center have discovered that resiniferatoxin, a drug that has shown early promise as an option for chronic, severe pain sufferers, may decrease the body's ability to fight off bacterial infections, particularly sepsis.
- An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.