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New cannabis-like drugs could block pain without affecting brain

New cannabis-like drugs could block pain without affecting brain

Bioscience fund GBS invests US$6m in Xenome

Bioscience fund GBS invests US$6m in Xenome

Oral cannabis ineffective in treating acute pain

Oral cannabis ineffective in treating acute pain

Chronic pain is a disease in its own right

Chronic pain is a disease in its own right

Merck to pay over $650 million for fraudulent price reporting and kickbacks claims

Merck to pay over $650 million for fraudulent price reporting and kickbacks claims

Extra-hepatic manifestation of hepatitis C virus infection

Extra-hepatic manifestation of hepatitis C virus infection

Sickle cell disease pain study

Sickle cell disease pain study

Use of opioid medications for pain in ERs on the rise, but racial differences in use still exist

Use of opioid medications for pain in ERs on the rise, but racial differences in use still exist

Methadone for managing chronic pain

Methadone for managing chronic pain

Nanoparticles may provide safe pain control on the battlefield

Nanoparticles may provide safe pain control on the battlefield

Next generation painkillers

Next generation painkillers

Hypnosis reduces pain perception

Hypnosis reduces pain perception

Anticonvulsant medication gabapentin effective for fibromyalgia pain

Anticonvulsant medication gabapentin effective for fibromyalgia pain

Single gene is responsible for most cool temperature sensation

Single gene is responsible for most cool temperature sensation

Hypnotism as a potential component of care

Hypnotism as a potential component of care

Need for a national database of epidural complications

Need for a national database of epidural complications

Effective postoperative pain control using continuous peripheral nerve block reduces days of hospitalization

Effective postoperative pain control using continuous peripheral nerve block reduces days of hospitalization

Painkiller in saliva stronger than morphine

Painkiller in saliva stronger than morphine

Locally injected steroids may not do much good for chronic headache pain

Locally injected steroids may not do much good for chronic headache pain

When it comes to pain, women are in fact more sensitive

When it comes to pain, women are in fact more sensitive