Tag Archives: Pain

Viewpoints: Big Tobacco Turns To Vaping To Profit Off The Pain, Suffering Of Millions; Medicare Advantage Transforms A Dysfunctional Insurance Market

Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and others. Fox News: Don’t Fall For Vaping Hype. Like Smoking, It’s Unsafe And Addictive  Many vaping (or e-cig) companies have sprung up in the past five years as the “cure” for cigarette addiction, offering a similar high, but allegedly without the same health risks of cigarettes. Instead, they… Read More »

A new study considers methadone to be the most appropriate non-addictive opioid drug to treat chronic pain

Recerca Administrating methadone instead of morphine is he most indicated pharmacological treatment in the fight against chronic pain, according to a new article published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation –which counts on the participation of the experts Vicent Casadó, Estefania Moreno and Verònica Casado-Anguera, from the Molecular Neurobiology Research Group of the Faculty of Biology, the Institute… Read More »

‘Wasabi receptor’ may advance treatments for chronic pain

Scorpion toxin targets the “wasabi receptor,” a specific receptor in nerve cells that helps humans react to wasabi, cigarette smoke, and environmental pollutants. According to new research, the toxin’s unusual mechanism of action means that it could help scientists learn more about chronic pain. New research furthers scientists’ understanding of chronic pain. Researchers from the… Read More »