Accumulating evidence has implicated a role for aquaporins in the nervous system, including reports of AQP1 and AQP4 in pain and neuroinflammation.
Browsing: nociceptive pain
Dr Stefan Friedrichsdorf discusses what makes the Children’s Minnesota Hospital stand out, including its Comfort Promise and approach to pediatric pain.
A group of genes present in both humans and Drosophila has been identified as being involved in nerve sensitivity, offering new drug targets for pain management.
This article discusses a major sodium ion channel termed Nav1.7 that has been identified in humans as essential for pain detection, considering strategies for targeting the channel as a potential alternative to opiates and other short acting pain killers with often significant adverse effects.