Antiepileptic drugs relieve persistent neuropathic pain. One meta-analysis found gabapentin to be associated with moderate benefit (equivalent to 30% pain relief) in close to 1 in 2 patients, and… [ Get More Details ]
Use of stem cells to create neurons could enable the study of the response of human cells to new drugs in vitro, early in the drug development process.
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Brain imaging is showing that pain changes the structure and function of brain regions that perceive pain, making it persistent. These brain networks and receptor targets are being identified… [ Get More Details ]
Opioids have been found to reduce pain intensity and improve physical functioning for patients with persistent noncancer pain. It’s important to note that a decrease in mental health functioning… [ Get More Details ]