Medications

Researchers show how antidepressants treat nerve pain

Researchers at Australia's national science agency (CSIRO) have shown for the first time how tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) work against nerve pain, paving the way for further research and new therapies to treat the debilitating ...

Neuroscience

Researchers map human sensory neurons, pursue chronic pain cure

An investigation into how human nerve cells differ from animal cells has provided researchers from The University of Texas at Dallas' Center for Advanced Pain Studies (CAPS) with important clues in the pursuit of more effective ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Does nerve damage contribute to 'long-COVID' symptoms?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, some people infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus continue to experience "long-COVID" symptoms persisting at least three months after recovery from COVID, even after mild cases. These include difficulty ...

Inflammatory disorders

Scientists reveal mechanism for colon pain and inflammation

Researchers at the NYU Pain Research Center have identified a mechanism that underlies inflammation and pain in the colon, and demonstrated that blocking a key receptor from entering colon cells can inhibit inflammation and ...

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