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Social touch, empathy may affect pain levels, researchers say

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Jul 13, 2016

Social touch, such as holding hands, and empathy between partners may affect pain levels, researchers reported in The Journal of Pain. "Our findings support the idea that pain perception models should be extended, taking into account some psychological characteristics of observers," researchers wrote. HCPLive (07/11)


Using 4+ regions in pain definition IDs most fibromyalgia, study says

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Jul 20, 2016

Drug combination may improve fibromyalgia symptoms, study says

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Jul 20, 2016

Research explores why children may develop chronic pain

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Jul 13, 2016

Study: Alzheimer's patients may have reduced ability to recognize pain

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Jul 20, 2016

Genetic study associates migraines with vascular disease

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Jun 29, 2016

Experts detail challenges in pediatric pain management

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Jun 29, 2016

Researchers say spinal cord stimulation safe, effective for pain

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Jul 20, 2016

Researchers target gene mutations in search for new pain drugs

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Jul 13, 2016

Studies look at effects of post-operative pain

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Jul 13, 2016


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