Researchers identified a distinct population of GABAergic neurons activated by general anesthetic in the central amygdala of mice. The findings point to central amygdala GABAergic neurons as a potential therapeutic target to alleviate chronic pain.
Researchers have implicated serotonin in the pathophysiology of RA.
The microglia in women's brains are more active in regions involved in pain processing, a new study reports.
The extracts of certain plants long used by Native Americans as topical analgesics activate the KCNQ2/3 potassium channel. The compounds provide pain relief and prevent diarrhea.