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Using a Pain Diary

Chronic pain can inhibit the quality of life of an individual significantly and establishing patterns between triggers that worsen or lessen pain can be difficult. A pain diary to record these patterns and triggers can be useful to improve control of pain management.

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Two studies shed light on the biology and potential vulnerabilities of schistosomes

Two studies shed light on the biology and potential vulnerabilities of schistosomes

Parental skin-to-skin contact dampens pain responses in newborn baby's brain

Parental skin-to-skin contact dampens pain responses in newborn baby's brain

HSS researchers use novel MRI technique to study Parsonage-Turner Syndrome

HSS researchers use novel MRI technique to study Parsonage-Turner Syndrome

Experts review common and vexing issues affecting people with Parkinson's disease

Experts review common and vexing issues affecting people with Parkinson's disease

FDA announces requirement of class-wide labeling changes for benzodiazepines

FDA announces requirement of class-wide labeling changes for benzodiazepines

Researchers explore clinical and biological aspects of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome

Researchers explore clinical and biological aspects of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome

Parkinson's disease diagnosed after SARS-CoV-2

Parkinson's disease diagnosed after SARS-CoV-2

Diabetic ketoacidosis linked to lower IQ scores, worse memory in children with type 1 diabetes

Diabetic ketoacidosis linked to lower IQ scores, worse memory in children with type 1 diabetes

Spider venom peptide could help stop pain in irritable bowel syndrome

Spider venom peptide could help stop pain in irritable bowel syndrome

Psychological and physical impacts of childhood sexual abuse are closely tied, shows study

Psychological and physical impacts of childhood sexual abuse are closely tied, shows study

Middle-aged people report more pain than older Americans, study finds

Middle-aged people report more pain than older Americans, study finds

Neuroscientist assesses the efficacy of different coping strategies of pain

Neuroscientist assesses the efficacy of different coping strategies of pain

Researchers identify genetic markers linked to higher risk of capecitabine-induced hand-foot syndrome

Researchers identify genetic markers linked to higher risk of capecitabine-induced hand-foot syndrome

New discovery of an interaction between sensory neurons and immune cells

New discovery of an interaction between sensory neurons and immune cells

Researchers identify a compound that inhibits growth of schwannomas

Researchers identify a compound that inhibits growth of schwannomas

College students with physical and cognitive disabilities have greater risk for substance abuse

College students with physical and cognitive disabilities have greater risk for substance abuse

Researchers design transdisciplinary course to prepare future clinicians in opioid crisis

Researchers design transdisciplinary course to prepare future clinicians in opioid crisis

Researchers identify biomarkers that predict patient’s response to metformin treatment

Researchers identify biomarkers that predict patient’s response to metformin treatment

Australian stinging tree could pave way for novel painkillers

Australian stinging tree could pave way for novel painkillers

Michigan sees increasing EEE cases

Michigan sees increasing EEE cases