Neuroscience

Physical function worse for migraine, overlapping pain

(HealthDay)—Patients with chronic migraine (CM) and overlapping pain have worse pain-related physical function and psychosocial functioning than those with localized CM, according to a study recently published in Headache.

Medical research

Online gamers take on COVID-19 analysis

Scientists have been receiving help with vital coronavirus research from an unlikely team of data analysts—players of the popular online computer game EVE Online.

Medical research

Risk factors for opioid relapse differ between men and women

Fatal drug overdoses—two-thirds of which involve opioids—have increased dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic. The CDC recently reported that overdose deaths have surged to 81,000 over a 12-month period.

Medical research

Toward new alternatives to animal testing

A novel alternative approach that can identify chemicals which affect male reproductive health without the use of animal tests has been developed in a research project led by the Technical University of Denmark.

Neuroscience

Neuroscientists tap gamers to learn how people problem-solve

Fans of Candy Crush Saga, Flow Free or Minesweeper should check out a challenging new mobile game app, hexxed, that will stretch your brain as it helps brain researchers understand human strategic thinking and perhaps improve ...

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