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Relieving throbbing joint pain

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January 17, 2014
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Millions of Americans suffer from arthritis. While record numbers are opting for surgery to relieve the pain, there’s a new stem cell procedure that can reduce complications and speed up recovery. Video provided by Ivanhoe


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RAW VIDEO: London Science Exhibition Explores the Future of Feeling Pain

RAW VIDEO: London Science Exhibition Explores the Future of Feeling Pain

EFE (Nov. 7, 2012) — Scientists have been exploring new ways of coping with pain for many years and are now sharing their discoveries with the world in an exhibition at the London's Science Museum named "Pain Less: The Future of Relief," which opens on November 8. One of the more attractive aspects of this exposition is the study of how DNA affects the intensity with which we feel pain. Other surprising elements range from the use of venom (spiders, snakes, scorpions) as anesthetics to personal stories from people who face chronic pain on a daily basis.
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Doctors Use Brain Scans to "See" Pain

Doctors Use Brain Scans to "See" Pain

AP (Apr. 10, 2013) — Scientists reported Wednesday they were able to "see" pain on brain scans and, for the first time, measure its intensity and tell if a drug was relieving it. The research is in its early stages, but it opens the door to a host of possibilities.
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Easier Shoulder Surgery

Easier Shoulder Surgery

Ivanhoe (June 10, 2013) — Osteoarthritis can lead to severe shoulder pain, wearing down the joint so much that simple movements can become unbearable. Now, a new shoulder replacement is giving patients their reach back.
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Person Who Feels No Pain Could Lead to New Painkillers

Person Who Feels No Pain Could Lead to New Painkillers

Buzz60 (Sep. 16, 2013) — Researchers in Germany say thanks to a person who suffers from congenital analgesia, the inability to feel physical pain, they've identified the gene mutation that disrupts pain. Jen Markham explains why the discovery could lead to improved painkillers.
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