Lauren Pulling highlights some of the key trending topics in neurology and neuroscience from 2016, as well as the top read articles of the year – take a look and let us know your thoughts.
This article examines the interplay of social support, pain intensity and ethnicity as moderators and covariates of relationship on depressive symptomatology.
A recent study in mice has identified a chemical substance, OB-1, which dampens the perception of light touch and could be used to target neuropathic pain.
A review providing examples of current omics that are applied in the field of pain including new diagnostics biomarkers, stratification of patients and new therapeutic targets.
This PRISMA systematic review analyzes the efficacy of spinal cord stimulation for treatment of phantom limb pain.
Jade Parker speaks to Dr Edgar Ross from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, three-time winner of the American Pain Society Clinical Centers of Excellence Award.
The authors review previously reported cases and current understanding of the pathophysiology of epidural steroid injections with underlying spinal dural arteriovenous fistula complications
In the study, the authors investigated a possible association between differential μ-opioid receptor expression across several brain areas and varying degrees of OPRM1 DNA methylation.
Researchers have discovered a neural signature that identifies fibromyalgia sufferers with 93% accuracy, and which could lead to improvements in diagnostic and treatment practices.
We speak to Lance McCracken about his work in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and his outlook for the future of behavioral therapies in pain management.