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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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Recognizing CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder

Recognizing CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder

A highly conserved protein contributes to sensing mechanical pain, study shows

A highly conserved protein contributes to sensing mechanical pain, study shows

Scientists use toxin from rattlesnake venom for chronic pain

Scientists use toxin from rattlesnake venom for chronic pain

Novel formulation allows use of toxin from rattlesnake venom to control neuropathic pain

Novel formulation allows use of toxin from rattlesnake venom to control neuropathic pain

Higher opioid doses do not seem to improve pain, study finds

Higher opioid doses do not seem to improve pain, study finds

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