Recent Highlights

Multidisciplinary Pain Care: A Teamwork Approach with the Patient Front and Center
Experts say having a diverse group of healthcare professionals, working with patients who feel empowered to manage their own condition, is the best way forward to tackle the problem of chronic pain.

I Want to Hold Your Hand (to Ease the Pain)
New research shows that the touch of a romantic partner reduces pain intensity and unpleasantness, and engages sensory and emotional brain regions, in female study volunteers.

Pain 101—Nerve Damage and Pain from Cancer Treatment: Prevention Is Better Than Cure
Better diagnosis, assessment and prevention are needed for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.

When a Headache Treatment Actually Makes the Headache Worse
A new study in mice provides an explanation for the phenomenon of medication-overuse headache.