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Scientists have used the venom of Africa's lethal black mamba to produce a surprising outcome in mice which they hope to replicate in humans—effective pain relief without toxic side effects.
Medical research Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
Doctors in Canada saw a divine face in the testes of a man admitted to a hospital with severe pain and an inflamed scrotum, a scientific journal article said Wednesday.
Other Nov 02, 2011 | 1.8 / 5 (12) | 17
Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of the nation's second most-abused medicine, which has addiction experts worried that it could spur a new wave of abuse.
Medications Dec 26, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 7
(Medical Xpress)—The brain's perception of space can determine whether a part of a body which occupies that space is either healthy or "neglected".
Neuroscience Dec 19, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
An estimated 20 million people in the United States suffer from peripheral neuropathy, marked by the degeneration of nerves and in some cases severe pain. There is no good treatment for the disorder and doctors can find no ...
Neuroscience Jun 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In what is believed to be the first study of its kind to demonstrate an association between the antidepressant escitalopram and improved general pain, researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), have found ...
Medical research Nov 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- An international study led by the University of Sydney and published in the Annals of Neurology has the potential to improve the design of clinical trials for the treatment of Charcot-Marie-Tooth diseas ...
Neuroscience May 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An estimated 3.5 million cancer patients around the globe are in severe pain from their disease, but many get no relief.
Medical research May 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Endometriosis, which can cause severe pain and even infertility in the estimated 8.5 million U.S. women it affects, is driven by one of the cell's master regulators steroid receptor coactivator ...
Cancer Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The researchers base their findings on 90 patients with knee osteoarthritis, who were referred for group acupuncture to two knee pain clinics in St Albans, Hertfordshire, in 2008 and subsequently monitored for two years.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The creation of new blood vessels in the body, called "angiogenesis," is usually discussed in connection with healing wounds and tumors. But it's also an ongoing process in the female reproductive tract, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Stenting reopens completely blocked bowel arteries, preventing damage and even death from a condition that causes individuals severe pain and leads to excessive weight loss, notes research being presented at the Society of ...
Cardiology Apr 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study led by University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers is the first to identify a genetic risk factor for persistent pain after traumatic events such as motor vehicle collision and sexual assault.
Medical research May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A University of Colorado Boulder-led research team has discovered that two protein receptors in the central nervous system team up to respond to morphine and cause unwanted neuroinflammation, a finding with implications for ...
Medical research Apr 02, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Contiguous, multilevel disc degeneration (CMDD) is associated with increased likelihood of low back pain (LBP) and pain severity compared with skipped level disc degeneration (SLDD), according ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 12, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0