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Contact Information Available for logged-in reporters only Description Epigenetics, the study of changes in gene expression through mechanisms outside of the DNA structure, has been found to control a key pain receptor related to surgical incision
Auckland [ change ] Rain Max 21° Min 11° Community helping stamp out third world disease Government, Fuseworks October 25, 2013, 12:33 pm Health Minister Tony Ryall gathered with local schools and health professionals this morning at Ruapotaka Marae
Senegal (AP) A new report says tens of thousands of people in Senegal are suffering in pain needlessly because they lack access to morphine. Human Rights Watch said Thursday that the West African country imports only 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) of the
This means gender-specific drugs and treatment methods are needed, says Dr Mark Hutchinson from the school of medical sciences at the University of Adelaide. Although his work is on laboratory rodents at this stage, he says: "These studies certainly
Contact Information Available for logged-in reporters only Description A single injection eased severe, chronic pain caused by late-stage bone cancer in dogs, according to a study in the November issue of Anesthesiology.
Arthritis is not something that is caught and it is not hereditary. It is the result of wear and tear in a joint because of improperly moving or misaligned bones that form the joint. The more mobile or weight-bearing a joint is, the greater the
22 October 2013 0 View comments Music has long been said to soothe a troubled soul but now it appears it can also alleviate physical pain. Four out of ten people who suffered persistent pain said listening to music helped relieve their symptoms.
It seems like there are certain people who almost never gain weight, and if they do, they can lose it easily, while others pack on the pounds with every extra morsel of food they eat and have to sweat off every ounce. There may be an explanation for
EDT Embargo expired: 10/22/2013 4:00 PM EDT Source Newsroom: Newswise The hormone oxytocin may mediate processes such as empathy, trust, and social learning...Simon Kessner, of the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany, and
When you have chronic pain, it's hard to sort out the myths from the facts. To feel better, are you supposed to rest in bed or go jogging? Should you talk to your doctor about trying potent opioid painkillers or should you steer clear? Is it worth