Researchers have identified natural killer cells as a potential therapeutic target for the treatment of neuropathic pain. The immune cells can selectively degenerate axons, allowing repair of damaged nerves.
Researchers have developed an application that could detect when an opioid overdose has taken place; potentially leading to a greater number of individuals receiving medical help in this situation.
Scientists have created a vaccine containing monoclonal antibodies that are effective against several synthetic opioids, including carfentanil.
Spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy have been reported to help a man, paralyzed since 2013, regain his ability to stand and walk with assistance.
Researchers have revealed that tetrahydrocannabinol, found in marijuana, may reduce the number of connections between areas of the brain that process pain; this could lead to pain relief in individuals with chronic radicular nerve pain.
In this NCTalks podcast, Lauren Pulling speaks to Irene Tracey to hear more about her talk on imaging perception and lessons from pain, analgesia and anesthesia.
Novartis and Amgen have announced that Aimovig® has been approved by the US FDA for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults.
In this research article from Pain Management, researchers investigate the effects of pregabalin, gabapentin and gastroretentive gabapentin on simulated driving performance.
Editor’s summary considering the effectiveness and tolerability of octagam in patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.
In these interviews, we speak to four early career researchers whose respective research findings were highlighted by the Society as ones to watch in the coming years.