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(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...
Back pain and pregnancy often go hand in hand, but you don't have to grin and bear it. Give back pain the boot!
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Through glucorticoid signaling, the protein FKBP51 can regulate the perception of chronic but...
Background: In this study, we investigated whether an abnormal hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis response to psychosocial stress at 18 years of age is associated with musculoskeletal (MS) pai...
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 play a key role in knee pain sensitivity, according to a team of researchers studying knee osteoarthritis patients.
Nursing researchers examined the validity, sensitivity, and specificity of symptoms for detecting breast cancer-related related lymphedema. The study also determined the best clinical cutoff point for...
(MedPage Today) -- Early targeting of inflammation may be effective for pain prevention
We examined changes in pain sensitivity in the rubber hand illusion (RHI). Experiment 1 investigated changes in pain tolerance immediately after a "healthy" and "wounded" RHI when immersing the hand i...
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...
High anxiety sensitivity (AS) has been associated with elevated pain-related anxiety in anxiety and pain samples. The present study investigated (a) the associations among the lower order dimensions o...
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...
Upper limb fracture is a common musculoskeletal injury that can lead to marked pain-related disability. Unlike other common painful musculoskeletal conditions, such as low back pain, little considerat...