Category: pain

Sensory neurons regulate how we recognize pain, touch, and the movement

Sensory neurons regulate how we recognize pain, touch, and the movement and position of our own bodies, but the field of neuroscience is just beginning to unravel this circuitry. Now, new research from the Salk Institute shows how a protein called p75 is critical for pain signaling, which could one day have implications for treating neurological disorders as well as trauma such as spinal cord injury.

Shared genetic influence on frailty and chronic widespread pain: a study from Twins UK 

Shared genetic influence on frailty and chronic widespread pain: a study from Twins UK  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afx122 Abstract Introduction frailty is an increased vulnerability to adverse health outcomes, across multiple physiological systems, with […]

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