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Scientists successfully tune the brain to alleviate pain

Scientists at The University of Manchester have shown for the first time that if the brain is ‘tuned-in’ to a particular frequency, pain can be alleviated. Chronic pain – pain

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Smiths Medical launches new wireless ambulatory infusion system

Smiths Medical launches new wireless ambulatory infusion system   Smiths Medical announced in April that it has launched the CADD®-Solis Pain Management System with wireless communication capability in Ireland and the

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Psychologists explore pain in Hispanic Americans

Psychologists explore pain in Hispanic Americans Hispanic Americans report fewer pain conditions compared with non-Hispanic white or black Americans, according to a critical review and analysis of more than 100

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Forget counting sheep – therapy could help chronic pain sufferers get a good night’s sleep

Forget counting sheep – therapy could help chronic pain sufferers get a good night’s sleep Research conducted at the University of Warwick indicates that chronic pain sufferers could benefit from

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Unhealthy diet increases pain sensitivity

Unhealthy diet increases pain sensitivity Unhealthy diet among obese individuals may explain increased pain sensitivity. This is the conclusion of a US study presented by Prof Charles Emery of the

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How to manage pain in the ER: Ask the patient

How to manage pain in the ER: Ask the patient Simply asking the question, “Do you want more pain medication?” resulted in satisfactory pain control in 99 per cent of

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MRI study reveals Babies feel pain like adults

MRI study reveals Babies feel pain like adults World-first: MRI used to study infant pain finds 18 out of 20 pain regions that activate in adult brains are also active

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Analysis of spider venom reveals seven compounds with potential to relieve chronic pain

Analysis of spider venom reveals seven compounds with potential to relieve chronic pain New research shows that seven out of the many compounds found in spider venom block a key

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Analysis of spider venom reveals seven compounds with potential to relieve chronic pain

Analysis of spider venom reveals seven compounds with potential to relieve chronic pain New research shows that seven out of the many compounds found in spider venom block a key

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Researcher turns skin cells into pain-sensing neurons

After more than six years of intensive effort, a team of Harvard researchers has successfully converted mouse and human skin cells into pain-sensing neurons that respond to a number of