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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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Lilly submits Cymbalta NDA for generalized anxiety disorder

Lilly submits Cymbalta NDA for generalized anxiety disorder

Computer program lets people with Trigeminal neuralgia diagnose themselves

Computer program lets people with Trigeminal neuralgia diagnose themselves

Menthol discovery could point towards new pain therapies

Menthol discovery could point towards new pain therapies

Reduction in small-fiber nerves may underlie complex regional pain syndrome-I

Reduction in small-fiber nerves may underlie complex regional pain syndrome-I

Intravenous lidocaine and oral derivatives relieve pain from damage to the nervous system

Intravenous lidocaine and oral derivatives relieve pain from damage to the nervous system

Scientists identifiy new type of pain-sensing neuron in rats

Scientists identifiy new type of pain-sensing neuron in rats

Older-style antidepressants, as well as anticonvulsant drugs, can help ease the disabling pain caused by nerve tissue damage

Older-style antidepressants, as well as anticonvulsant drugs, can help ease the disabling pain caused by nerve tissue damage

Neurological complication may result from rapid withdrawal from pregabalin

Neurological complication may result from rapid withdrawal from pregabalin

Canada first country to approve cannabis based painkiller

Canada first country to approve cannabis based painkiller

Venom of marine cone snails may provide an improved treatment for neuropathic pain associated with diabetes

Venom of marine cone snails may provide an improved treatment for neuropathic pain associated with diabetes

Scientists develop a way to block the signals responsible for neuropathic pain

Scientists develop a way to block the signals responsible for neuropathic pain

Narcotic medications can safely and effectively ease severe, chronic pain in older people

Narcotic medications can safely and effectively ease severe, chronic pain in older people

Narcotic medications can safely and effectively ease severe, chronic pain in older people

Narcotic medications can safely and effectively ease severe, chronic pain in older people

Drug that reduces the pain of fibromyalgia and improves sleep

Drug that reduces the pain of fibromyalgia and improves sleep

Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together

Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together

Neuren and Metabolic collaborate to develop range of nerve repair compounds

Neuren and Metabolic collaborate to develop range of nerve repair compounds

Marijuana-like compounds may aid Parkinson's disease, pain and obesity

Marijuana-like compounds may aid Parkinson's disease, pain and obesity

Cymbalta significantly reduced pain in more than half of women treated for fibromyalgia, with and without major depression

Cymbalta significantly reduced pain in more than half of women treated for fibromyalgia, with and without major depression

European positive for Cymbalta and Xeristar

European positive for Cymbalta and Xeristar

Botox injections may ease the irritation of tinnitus

Botox injections may ease the irritation of tinnitus