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February 11, 2015
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Having a romantic partner present can make pain feel worse

The support of a romantic partner is often advised for painful medical procedures, but new research from UCL, King’s College London and the University of Hertfordshire finds that this can actually make the pain feel worse.

February 16, 2014
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Within tarantula venom, new hope for safe and novel painkillers found

Screening more than 100 spider toxins, Yale researchers identified a protein from the venom of the Peruvian green velvet tarantula that blunts activity in pain-transmitting neurons. The findings, reported in the March 3 issue of the journal Current Biology, show … Continue reading

January 16, 2011
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Switch off Enzyme to Control Chronic Pain, say U of T Researchers

*New drug shows promise for treating chronic pain* A team of researchers at the University of Toronto has developed a new drug targeted at parts of the brain and spinal cord associated with pain perception, which may more effectively control … Continue reading