Researchers report THC oil may be beneficial in providing pain relief for those suffering radicular pain, such as sciatica. The study reports marijuana reduces connections between areas of the brain that process sensory signals and emotions.
Duke researchers have discovered head and facial sensory neurons are directly wired into one of the brain's main emotional signaling hubs. Sensory neurons throughout the rest of the body are indirectly connected to the system. The findings help explain why head and face pains are more emotionally draining than other pains.
A Cell Reports study identifies molecules that allow Schwann cells to help regenerate nerves.
Researchers have identified a signaling pathway that promotes sensory neuron grown and prevents peripheral neuropathy when blocked.