Revealing a Novel Nociceptive Network that Links the Subthalamic Nucleus to Pain Processing

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Researchers Identify Potential Target for Treating Pain During Surgery

Source: University of Colorado School of Medicine A research team lead by faculty of the University of Colorado School of Medicine have published a study that improves the understanding of the pain-sensing neurons that r...
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Researchers Reveal How Gene Variant Is Linked to Chronic Pain After Traumatic Injury

Source: UNC School of Medicine The study, led by UNC School of Medicine researchers, shows that the reason the variant affects chronic pain outcomes is because it alters the ability of the gene FKBP5 to be regulated by a...
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Is Joint Pain in Patients with Arthralgia Suspicious for Progression to Rheumatoid Arthritis Explained by Subclinical Inflammation? A Cross-Sectional MRI Study

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Helping Surgical Patients Taper Off Opioids Safely and Successfully

Source: University Health Network A study following 251 surgical patients at risk of developing chronic pain or persistent opioid use at Toronto General Hospital (TG), University Health Network (UHN) found that almost ha...
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Study Finds Racial Disparities in Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

Source: Yale News Yale researchers have identified racial disparities in the treatment of patients who are prescribed opioids for chronic pain. Black patients who receive opioids long-term are more likely than whites to ...
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Johns Hopkins Experts Create Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for 20 Common Surgical Procedures

Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine The guidelines are based on the premise that opioid prescribing limits should be based on the operation performed rather than a blanket approach. Full story.

TRP Channels as Potential Targets for Sex-Related Differences in Migraine Pain

Source: Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences The study, in Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences , suggests that sex hormones affect cells around the trigeminal nerve and connected blood vessels in the head, with estrogens --...
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Opioid Prescribing Decreases after Learning of a Patient's Fatal Overdose

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Microglial Pannexin-1 Channel Activation is a Spinal Determinant of Joint Pain

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