Neuroscience

Blunting pain's emotional component

Chronic pain involves more than just hurting. People suffering from pain often experience sadness, depression and lethargy. That's one reason opioids can be so addictive—they not only dampen the pain but also make people ...

Attention deficit disorders

Popular pain killer linked to behavioural disorders

Research at the University of Auckland has reinforced the discovery of a link between mothers taking a common pain killer during pregnancy and their children developing behavioural problems.

Medications

Spain police seize fake medicine from Asia, detain 13

Spanish police said Tuesday they have detained 13 people suspected of selling large quantities of fake medication, including erectile dysfunction drugs and antibiotics, made in Asia over the Internet.

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