Tag Archives: pain

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 »

Medical News Today: ‘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 »

Woman’s chest pain diagnosed as ‘spiraling esophagus’: What’s that?

Swiss woman lives with a ‘spiraling’ esophagus Medical Mysteries and Marvels: A Swiss woman is diagnosed with a ‘spiraling’ esophagus, a condition where the esophagus literally squeezes itself into a shape that resembles a spiraling staircase. The rare phenomenon caused the woman to experience dramatic weight loss and painful spasms after she ate food. An… Read More »