Neuropathic Pain News and Research

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Neuropathic pain is a type of pain that is caused by damage to the nervous system following an injury or illness and affects approximately 1% of the population.

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Scientists use human stem cells to make pain-killing neurons

Scientists use human stem cells to make pain-killing neurons

Media reports focus on treatments involving opioids and cannabis for chronic pain

Media reports focus on treatments involving opioids and cannabis for chronic pain

Study: Understanding second-degree burns is key to treating these complications

Study: Understanding second-degree burns is key to treating these complications

Study provides new insights into experience of women with rare neurological disorder

Study provides new insights into experience of women with rare neurological disorder

SLU researcher honored for finding better pain treatments

SLU researcher honored for finding better pain treatments

Evaluating safety and efficacy of migraine preventive treatment for children, adolescents

Evaluating safety and efficacy of migraine preventive treatment for children, adolescents

Identifying the type of pain in adults with sickle cell disease may help improve treatment

Identifying the type of pain in adults with sickle cell disease may help improve treatment

Common drug for nerve pain could help restore upper limb function after spinal cord injury

Common drug for nerve pain could help restore upper limb function after spinal cord injury

Repeated infusions of ketamine for migraines or pain not linked to increased adverse events

Repeated infusions of ketamine for migraines or pain not linked to increased adverse events

Researchers successfully treat pain using nanoparticles to deliver a non-opioid medication

Researchers successfully treat pain using nanoparticles to deliver a non-opioid medication

Nanoparticle drug delivery enhances and prolongs pain relief in animal models

Nanoparticle drug delivery enhances and prolongs pain relief in animal models

Temple researchers win NIH grant to study HIV-related neuroinflammation in context of opioid addiction

Temple researchers win NIH grant to study HIV-related neuroinflammation in context of opioid addiction

USF awarded $2.2 million to study neuromuscular effects of chemotherapy in breast cancer survivors

USF awarded $2.2 million to study neuromuscular effects of chemotherapy in breast cancer survivors

Researchers create pain mediator profile for pancreatic diseases

Researchers create pain mediator profile for pancreatic diseases

UC Davis research team receives NIH grant to develop novel drugs for treating pain

UC Davis research team receives NIH grant to develop novel drugs for treating pain

In tiny doses, an addiction medication moonlights as treatment for chronic pain

In tiny doses, an addiction medication moonlights as treatment for chronic pain

Protein implicated in neuron growth and cell adhesion appears crucial for pain sensitization

Protein implicated in neuron growth and cell adhesion appears crucial for pain sensitization

SLU researchers receive $2.1 million to find non-addictive pain medications

SLU researchers receive $2.1 million to find non-addictive pain medications

Scientists discover new pain-sensing organ underneath the skin

Scientists discover new pain-sensing organ underneath the skin

New study to examine neuroimaging neurofeedback for pain after spinal cord injury

New study to examine neuroimaging neurofeedback for pain after spinal cord injury