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Research suggests mechanism for smoking's link to chronic back pain

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Nov 05, 2014

Previous studies have linked chronic back pain with smoking, but a new study in the journal Human Brain Mapping suggests smoking hinders a brain circuit linked to pain. Smokers who quit may be able to limit chronic back pain. Medical News Today (11/04)


Brain processes physical, emotional pain differently, study finds

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Nov 19, 2014

Study raises questions about gabapentin for neuropathic pain

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Nov 05, 2014

Two studies suggest causes for migraine pain

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Nov 05, 2014

Opioid alternative shows promise in clinical trials

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Oct 29, 2014

Policy brief urges "Never Only Opioids" in pain treatment

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Nov 05, 2014

19% of adults report persistent pain, study finds

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Oct 29, 2014

Non-addictive opioids are goal of drug researchers

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Nov 12, 2014

Researchers: Spinal cord stimulation reduces pain but carries risks

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Oct 29, 2014

Study supports injections for treating chronic lower back pain

American Pain Society SmartBrief | Oct 22, 2014


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