Aug 20, 2014 PM EDT
Blocking the "chili-pepper receptor" that causes burning sensations could help treat pain, according to a new study.
Jul 10, 2014 PM EDT
A study published in the scientific journal Nature Neuroscience by Yves De Koninck and Robert Bonin, two researchers at Université Laval, reveals that it is possible to relieve pain hypersensitivity using a new method that involves rekindling pain s..
Apr 29, 2014 PM EDT
Researchers are suggesting that even a minor vitamin D deficiency may be associated with chronic wide-spread pain in men, according to the preliminary results of an unpublished study.
Apr 23, 2014 PM EDT
Two new experimental drugs designed to treat and prevent migraines have shown great promise in early testing, according to the preliminary findings of a pair of clinical trials.
Mar 24, 2014 PM EDT
Hypochondriacs better watch out. According to new research, technology has advanced to the point where a computer system can detect when someone is faking pain better than a trained human observer.
Mar 17, 2014 PM EDT
A new series of experimental pain-killers developed from snail venom have been proving very effective in early-stage clinical trials. In the wake of outrage and controversy about opioid pain killers, it seems that -- oddly -- snail venom may be just ..
Feb 28, 2014 PM EST
Very young children are racially biased when it comes to pain perception, according to a new study.
Feb 26, 2014 PM EST
A painkiller just approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is creating quite a stir among groups that oppose opioid prescription drugs.