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Researchers explore how infants infer social dominance relationships

(Medical Xpress)—The adaptive advantage of dominance relationships is obvious: In competition for food, mates and other resources, humans and animals try to minimize the cost of fighting by predicti...

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Grip strength improved in women with osteoarthritis who do hand exercises, according to study

A new study has showed that hand exercises can significantly help women with the pain of hand osteoarthritis, improve drip strength, hand function and also with fatigue where the pain from the disease...

Stress-mediating gene may be key to chronic pain therapies

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A new channel for pain treatment

Following intriguing genetic discoveries in people with extreme sensitivity to pain, as well as some families who feel no pain at all, researchers and drug companies are optimistic that blocking a sod...

Genetics influences knee pain sensitivity in osteoarthritis patients

Genetics play a key role in knee pain sensitivity, according to a team of researchers studying knee osteoarthritis patients.

Method for detecting latent stage of lymphedema identified

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The anatomy of pain

Grimacing, we flinch when we see someone accidentally hit their thumb with a hammer. But is it really pain we feel? Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Le...

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Change of the Corticospinal Tract in the Unaffected Hemisphere by Change of the Dominant Hand Following Stroke: A Cohort Study.

We investigated the change of the corticospinal tract (CST) in the unaffected hemisphere by the change of the dominant hand in stroke patients, using diffusion tensor tractography (DTT).Forty-eight st...

Human Pain Sensitivity Is Related To Visual But Not To Auditory Thresholds.

Last year (VSS 2014), we reported that adults' ability to tolerate pain predicted performance on tests of spatial contrast sensitivity (CS). More specifically, those who were more sensitive to pain al...

Dexamethasone-suppressed Salivary Cortisol and Pain Sensitivity in Female Twins.

Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis dysregulation is associated with chronic pain. Studying pain sensitivity and the HPA axis could elucidate the role of stress in chronic pain development, whic...

Is the Nociceptive Blink Reflex Associated with Psychological Factors in Healthy Participants?

To evaluate the possible association between the nociceptive blink reflex (nBR) and various pain-related psychological measures: the Anxiety Sensitivity Index-3 (ASI-3), the Fear of Pain Questionnaire...

Individual and sex-related differences in pain and relief responsiveness are associated with differences in resting-state functional networks in healthy volunteers.

Pain processing is associated with neural activity in a number of wide-spread brain regions. Here, we investigated whether functional connectivity at rest between these brain regions is associated wit...

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