The findings in fruit fly larvae demonstrate the first known function for the sensory neurons and provide insights that could broaden the understanding of chronic pain syndromes in humans.
Researchers find the opioid system responds to social rejection, not just physical pain.
Prisoners of war experience dysfunctional perception and regulation of pain many years after their release. Researchers believe this could be a result of torture they received while incarcerated.
People suffering from chronic pain pay more attention to pain related words than those who are pain free, a new study reports.
New findings could open the doors for the development of treatments for chronic pain.