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Common painkiller linked to increased risk of major heart problems

The commonly used painkiller diclofenac is associated with an increased risk of major cardiovascular events, such as heart attack and stroke, compared with no use, paracetamol use, and use of

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Mental imagery manages pain independent of opioid system

Mentally reframing pain as a pleasant experience is an effective regulation strategy that acts independently of the opioid system, finds new human research published in JNeurosci. The study supports clinical use

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Potential target for treating pain during surgery

A research team lead by faculty of the University of Colorado School of Medicine has published a study that improves the understanding of the pain-sensing neurons that respond to tissue