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

[ Watch the Video: Pain in the Brain with Dr. Vania Apkarian ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. "We may have found an anatomical marker for chronic pain in the brain," said study author Vania Apkarian, a professor of physiology at Northwestern University Feinberg...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.