New Ibuprofen Patch Provides Pain Relief For Up To 12 Hours
Researchers have developed an adhesive, transparent patch that consistently administers ibuprofen to soothe chronic pain for up to 12 hours.
Woman Who Has Never Felt Pain Before Experiences It For The First Time
Congenital insensitivity to pain is a rare disorder caused by a genetic mutation that involves the absence of NaV1.7 channels.
Minnesota To Add Pain Patients To Medical Marijuana Program
The program, which started in July, allows patients suffering from a limited number of severe or fatal illnesses to use marijuana in a liquid or pill form.
Is Chronic Pain All In Your Head? It May Be For Sleepwalkers
New study hypothesizes that underlying mechanisms of sleepwalking may induce an inability to feel pain.
BioDelivery's Opioid Treatment Wins FDA Approval
BioDelivery Sciences International Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved its opioid treatment for chronic pain, sending the drugmaker's shares up 23 percent in premarket trading on Monday.
Tai Chi May Benefit Patients With Chronic Illness
New research shows that tai chi exercises may improve walking, build strength, and reduce pain among those with chronic illness.
When You're Not In Pain It's Harder For You To Empathize With People Who Are
New research examines how the brain’s opioid system and pain experiences are all tied into how we empathize with others.
Believing In 'Bad Karma' May Be Impacting Your Health
People who believe their illness is God’s punishment or simply "bad karma" have more pain and worse mental health: study.
What The Ringing In Your Ears Has To Do With Chronic Pain
A new study examines how the same underlying brain processes contribute to chronic pain and tinnitus.
Man Escapes Nearly Fatal Shark Attack On Left Leg [GRAPHIC VIDEO]
A man in Hawaii survived a gruesome bite on his left leg from a 13-foot-long tiger shark while spearfishing.
Collegium's Painkiller Gets Green Light From FDA Panel
Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc's experimental opioid painkiller is one step closer to approval after the FDA's panel vote was unanimously in favor of the drug. PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images
5 Natural Pain Killers That You'll Find In Your Kitchen
Heal your body back to health with these kitchen ingredients, from capsaicin to turmeric, for natural pain relief.