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First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Study Pinpoints Mechanism That May Help Reverse Chronic Pain

Neuroscientists have reportedly discovered a mechanism that may be able to reverse chronic pain. A university news release states that the research conducted by neuroscientist Gerald Zamponi, PhD, lead study author, (pictured above) and his team at the ... [Published Rehab Manegement - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers unlock new mechanism in pain management

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 3-Sep-2014It's in the brain where we perceive the unpleasant sensations of pain, and researchers have long been examining how calcium channels in the brain and peripheral nervous system contribute to the development of chronic pain ... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 03 2014]


"Chronic pain can be a debilitating condition that affects many people and is often poorly controlled by currently available treatments. Therefore, new treatment avenues are needed. Our discovery opens the door towards new treatments, and based on the data that we have so far, it is a viable strategy" says Zamponi, the lead author of the study and senior associate dean of research at the Cumming School of Medicine

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