Researchers are developing a monthly monoclonal antibody therapy for the treatment and management of chronic pain. The hope is this new therapy can replace opioids for pain management.
Combining electrical stimulation with sounds that activate the somatosensory cortex could help bring relief to those suffering from chronic pain and other neurological conditions.
Centralized sensation, or abnormal pain processing in the brain and spinal cord, may be an important underlying factor complicating the treatment of chronic pain in those with opioid use disorder.
Study reveals 27.8% of pain medications with high abuse potential make it all the way through the development process, compared to only 4.7% of medications with lower potential for abuse.
The absence of the NCX3 gene amplifies pain signals within the spinal cord, a new mouse study reveals. Increasing levels of NCX3 in the spinal cord helped reduce symptoms associated with chronic pain.
Neuroimaging study reveals those suffering from Gulf War Syndrome who experience chronic pain have increased volume in brain areas associated with pain processing and smaller volume in areas associated with pain regulation.
Brain circuitry responsible for motivation and pleasure is activated when a person experiences pain. The findings reveal a link as to why some people may overeat when they experience chronic pain.