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July 29, 2015

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July 29, 2015

Parkinson's Disease May Begin in the Gut

June 23, 2015 — A major epidemiological registry-based study indicates that Parkinson's disease begins in the gastrointestinal tract. The study is the largest in the field so ... read more

Doctors Often Misdiagnose Zinc Deficiency, Unaware of Impact of Excess Zinc

June 19, 2015 — Doctors often misdiagnose zinc deficiency, and seem to be unaware of the impact of excess zinc on the body, shows a small audit of clinical practice. Zinc is an essential trace element that is ... read more

June 17, 2015 — Non-narcotic treatments for chronic pain that work well in people, not just mice, are sorely needed. Drawing from human pain genetics, an international team of researchers demonstrates a way to break ... read more

Study Links Brain Inflammation Triggered by Chronic Pain to Anxiety and Depression

June 9, 2015 — Brain inflammation caused by chronic nerve pain alters activity in regions that regulate mood and motivation, suggesting for the first time that a direct biophysical link exists between long-term ... read more

Recovery of Sensory Function by Stem Cell Transplants

June 8, 2015 — New research shows promising progress in the use of stem cells for treatment of spinal cord injury. The results show that human stem cells that are transplanted to the injured spinal cord contribute ... read more

Decoding Molecular Details Enables Better Understanding of Two Neurodegenerative Diseases

June 8, 2015 — Quality control is important -- this is not only applicable to industrial production but also true for all life processes. However, whereas an enterprise can start a large-scale recall in case of any ... read more

Weekly Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Provides Long-Term Relief of Post-Stroke Pain

June 8, 2015 — Weekly sessions of non-invasive repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation provided sufficient long-term pain relief in 61 percent of patients with central post-stroke pain, and delivered long-term ... read more

New Data on Botulinum Toxin as Treatment for Nerve Pain

June 5, 2015 — Botulinum toxin could offer an effective new treatment for two forms of neuropathy—pain caused by different types of nerve injury, according to an experimental ... read more

May 27, 2015 — A growing number of diabetics are being diagnosed with a debilitating foot deformity called Charcot foot. Charcot foot often confines patients to wheelchairs, and in severe cases can require ... read more

New Findings About Mechanisms Underlying Chronic Pain Reveal Novel Therapeutic Strategies

May 26, 2015 — A critical role for a class of cells present in the brain and spinal cord, called microglia, has been discovered for those in pain. Researchers have found microglia to neuron signaling to be crucial ... read more

Mutated Gene Leads to Insensitivity to Pain With Drastic Consequences

May 26, 2015 — A rare congenital genetic mutation means that those affected do not feel pain. However, what seems, at first sight, to be a blessing, can have serious consequences. It means that injuries or diseases ... read more

'Pain Sensing' Gene Discovery Could Help in Development of New Methods of Pain Relief

May 25, 2015 — A gene essential to the production of pain-sensing neurons in humans has been identified by an international team of researchers. The discovery could have implications for the development of new ... read more

May 19, 2015 — When nerve cells form in an embryo they don’t start off in the right place but have to be guided to their final position by navigating a kind of molecular and cellular “map” in order to ... read more

Fibromyalgia Has Central Nervous System Origins

May 17, 2015 — Fibromyalgia is the second most common rheumatic disorder behind osteoarthritis and, though still widely misunderstood, is now considered to be a lifelong central nervous system disorder, which is ... read more

Strong Evidence Still Lacking on Medical Marijuana for Pain

May 15, 2015 — With increasing numbers of chronic pain patients experimenting with marijuana to get relief, physicians need to learn more about the plant and its constituents to counsel patients appropriately about ... read more

Nerve Involvement Explains Why Some Cancers Are Very Painful

May 15, 2015 — More than half of all cancer patients experience pain, most often associated with the malignancy type, body location and disease progression. Pain researchers report that the relationship between ... read more

May 13, 2015 — A team of engineers and researchers is working to allow those with upper limb prosthetics to feel hot and cold and the sense of touch through their prosthetic ... read more

Single Low-Magnitude Electric Pulse Successfully Fights Inflammation

May 13, 2015 — The results of research on the therapeutic potential of vagus nerve stimulation have now been released. Prior to this study, it was not understood which vagus nerve fiber types were responsible for ... read more

Increased Risk of Neuropathy in Patients With Celiac Disease

May 11, 2015 — Celiac disease, which results from a sensitivity to gluten, was associated with a 2.5-fold increased risk of neuropathy (nerve ... read more

Ion Pump Gives the Body Its Own Pain Alleviation

May 10, 2015 — A small ion pump in organic electronics is giving new hope to people suffering from severe nerve pain. Researchers are the first in the world with technology that can stop pain impulses in living, ... read more

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