chronic pain

Scientists identify promising off-switch for chronic pain

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists have identified the A3 receptor in the brain as a potential off-switch for chronic pain.

Antidepressants show potential for postoperative pain relief

Posted in Medicine on 30th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

For the past 50 years, its been observed that antidepressants for other chronic pain conditions relieve pain independently of their effect on depression.