News tagged with physical pain

The pain of social exclusion

We would like to do without pain and yet without it we wouldn't be able to survive. Pain signals dangerous stimuli (internal or external) and guides our behaviour. Its ultimate goal is to prioritize escape, recovery and healing. ...

Feb 27, 2014
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Many women suffer persistent pain after mastectomy

(HealthDay)—Although breast cancer treatments have dramatically improved outcomes for women with the disease, ongoing pain continues to trouble many survivors long after they undergo a mastectomy, a new ...

Nov 14, 2013
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