Recent Highlights

Chronic Pain Is Poorly Managed in People with Opioid Use Disorder
A recent study shows that undertreatment of pain is common in those being treated at opioid use disorder treatment centers.

Jump-Starting the Body’s Own Opioid System to Ease Painful Diabetic Neuropathy
A new study in mice shows that endogenous opioids – the body’s natural pain relievers – in peripheral nerves contribute to pain from nerve damage in diabetes. A similar mechanism may be at play in people.

Migraine Triggers in Women Versus Men
Women are more likely than men to report stress, bright light, sleep deprivation, skipping meals, weather changes, and high altitudes as migraine triggers.