Study shows listening to calming music before surgery has similar effects as midazolam in reducing anxiety before regional anesthesia is given.
Alpha wave frequency measurement can accurately predict how a person will experience pain.
A new study reports lightly stroking an infant, at a speed of 3 centimeters per second, can help to provide pain relief prior to medical procedures.
People with higher levels of depressive moods exhibited heightened sensitivity to pain, and had greater activation in the prefrontal cortex, insula and somatosensory cortex.
Researchers report the sensation and emotional experiences of pain are not the same. A new study reveals neurons in the amygdala responsible for negative emotions associated with chronic pain.
Researchers uncover the mechanism behind how a subset of NSAIDs reduces inflammation, which helps explain some of the curious side effects of the anti-inflammatories.
The microglia in women's brains are more active in regions involved in pain processing, a new study reports.