Pain


Why Astronauts Have Back Pain After Months in Space?

Why Do Astronauts Have Back Pain After Months in Space?

Back pain is common during prolonged missions. It has been found that trips in space cause the muscles of the spine to slacken...

Oct 26 2016, 7:24am CDT

There is a Link Between Weather and Chronic Pain, Smartphone Study Suggests

There is a Link Between Weather and Chronic Pain, Smartphone Study Suggests

New study reveals that rain and lack of sunshine worsen chronic pain...

Sep 10 2016, 1:09pm CDT

Yoga, Tai Chi and Acupuncture can Help Relieve Chronic Pain, Study Finds

Yoga, Tai Chi and Acupuncture can Help Relieve Chronic Pain, Study Finds

Popular non-drug approaches could be effective in pain managment...

Sep 4 2016, 7:43am CDT

Narcotic Painkillers Can Cause Chronic Pain

Narcotic Painkillers Can Cause Chronic Pain

It has been found that narcotic painkillers in fact tend to increase the sensation of pain in rodents....

May 31 2016, 5:05am CDT

Painkillers may Extend Duration of Chronic Pain

Painkillers may Extend Duration of Chronic Pain

The short-term decision to take painkillers can have devastating consequences of making pain worse and longer lasting, warns ne...

May 31 2016, 2:45am CDT

Robots Can Feel Pain and React to Pain

Robots Can Feel and React to Pain

The future is here. Robots in the times to come will feel pain so that humans don’t have to....

May 28 2016, 9:28am CDT

VerteCore Lift Is a Wearable Back Pain Relief Device That Literally Jacks up Your Spine

VerteCore Lift Is a Wearable Back Pain Relief Device That Literally Jacks up Your Spine

A new back pain relief device raised over $70,000 on Indigogo....

May 17 2016, 11:07am CDT

Many Friends Increase Pain Tolerance: Study

Many Friends Increase Pain Tolerance: Study

People with more friends are likely to have higher pain tolerance, says a research suggesting that the quantity and quality of...

Apr 28 2016, 7:58am CDT

Magic Mushrooms May Help Reduce the Pain of Rejection

Magic Mushrooms May Help Reduce the Pain of Rejection

Research suggests that magic mushrooms containing the hallucinogenic compound psilocybin can ease the pain of social exclusion....

Apr 20 2016, 5:56am CDT

Pain, physical function improve after weight-loss surgery

Pain, physical function improve after weight-loss surgery

New York, April 10 (IANS) People with severe obesity who undergo bariatric surgery are likely to experience improvement in pain...

Apr 10 2016, 6:38am CDT

Cold Blasts Can Reduce Phantom Limb Pain

Cold Blasts Can Reduce Phantom Limb Pain

The pioneering technique shows a promise in improving the quality of life of all those who have had limb loss and are suffering...

Apr 9 2016, 9:21am CDT

Deep brain's electrical stimulation alleviates chronic pain: Study

Deep brain's electrical stimulation alleviates chronic pain: Study

New York, April 5 (IANS) Electrical stimulation of a deep, middle brain structure blocks pain signals at the spinal cord level...

Apr 5 2016, 10:48am CDT

Uncertainty Leads to Higher Stress Than Inevitable Pain

Uncertainty Leads to Higher Stress Than Inevitable Pain

Scientists have found out that a lack of certainty leads to higher stress levels in subjects than any amount of assured pain....

Mar 29 2016, 10:16am CDT

Mindfulness Meditation may Ease Chronic Low Back Pain according to New Study

Mindfulness Meditation may Ease Chronic Low Back Pain according to New Study

Many people endlessly treat themselves with medications for their low-back pain. A team of US researchers has found mindfulness...

Mar 23 2016, 5:20am CDT

Paracetamol Not Clinically Effective in Treating Joint Pain

Paracetamol Not Clinically Effective in Treating Joint Pain

Paracetamol, a medication widely used to treat pain and fever, does not meet the minimum standard of clinical effectiveness in...

Mar 22 2016, 11:42am CDT

Protein Blueprint of Pain and Heat Discovered

Protein Blueprint of Pain and Heat Discovered

A protein blueprint tied to feelings of pain and temperature may aid immensely in future analgesic therapy. Patients suffering...

Jan 20 2016, 8:39am CST

NeuroMetrix to Unveil Latest Innovations to Quell Wearable Pain Relief Technology for CES 2016

NeuroMetrix to Unveil Latest Innovations to Quell Wearable Pain Relief Technology for CES 2016

The enhancements in neurostimulation technology, which provides relief from chronic pain, will be unveiled....

Dec 10 2015, 10:49pm CST

Ibuprofen Patch Delivers Pain Relief Through Skin for 12 Hours

New Ibuprofen Patch Delivers Pain Relief Through Skin for 12 Hours

The patch will stick to the skin and deliver a steady dose of drug for a prolonged time...

Dec 8 2015, 11:28pm CST

People can Feel with Robots that are In Pain

People can Feel with Robots that are In Pain

New research shows that humans can empathize with robots....

Nov 3 2015, 1:36pm CST

Steroid Injections Relieve Back Pain But On Temporarily Basis

Steroid Injections Relieve Back Pain But On Temporarily Basis

Steroid injections can reduce lower back pain immediately but they have no long term and sustainable benefits, review suggests...

Aug 25 2015, 3:49am CDT

Listening to Music Can Reduce Pain, Boosts Recovery from Surgery

Listening to Music Can Reduce Pain, Boosts Recovery from Surgery

Patients should be allowed to listen music before, during and after surgical procedure, new study suggests...

Aug 13 2015, 5:42am CDT

Pain Gene Discovered

Pain Gene Discovered

The gene responsible for feeling pain has been discovered by a team of researchers led by the University of Cambridge....

May 26 2015, 4:48am CDT

DC Comics' Midnighter Learns To Love Himself Through Pain

DC Comics' Midnighter Learns To Love Himself Through Pain

DC Comics' Midnighter is getting his own series in June, so what can fans expect from a series that explores the depths of...

Apr 11 2015, 6:34pm CDT

T-Pain jokes about Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs Engagement

T Pain jokes about Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs Engagement

T Pain first claimed in a recent interview that Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs are engaged. But on April Fool's Day, he tw...

Apr 2 2015, 7:44am CDT

E3 2014: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Trailer Leaked

E3 2014: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Trailer

The E3 trailer for Hideo Kojima’s latest Metal Gear entry has leaked ahead of its scheduled E3 broadcast. It shows a bloody-fac...

Jun 9 2014, 12:46pm CDT

Joint Pain: A Solution is Possible

Joint Pain: A Solution is Possible

Joint pain is a very debilitating problem that some people put up with to their detriment. But a solution is possible and for t...

Mar 24 2014, 11:08am CDT

New Study: Common Pain Relievers Fight Bacterial Infections

New Study: Common Pain Relievers Fight Bacterial Infections

Potentially huge news is simmering in the world of infectious disease treatment. Researchers publishing in the journal Chemistr...

Mar 17 2014, 12:01am CDT

Holiday Gift Guide 2011: I am T- Pain Mic is a Great Gift Idea for the Kids Who Love Music

Holiday Gift Guide 2011: I am T- Pain Mic is a Great Gift Idea for the Kids Who Love Music

This is a hot Holiday gift idea....

Oct 6 2011, 7:06am CDT

Shocking Duel Game Brings the Pain

Shocking Duel Game Brings the Pain

This is a weird premise for a real game, though James bond and one of his nemeses did play something very similar in the Bond f...

Mar 19 2007, 2:00pm CDT

Study: Video Games Help With Pain Tolerance

Study: Video Games Help With Pain Tolerance

In a world where video games are being blamed for what seems like every single murder ever (like Grand Theft Auto), it's nice t...

Aug 23 2006, 5:00am CDT