29 Nov 2014
Washington: Scientists have discovered that it is possible to block a pathway in the brain of animals suffering from neuropathic pain, which could have a huge impact on improving pain relief in humans.
02 May 2015
London: People with insomnia and other sleep problems have increased sensitivity to pain, according to a new study.
13 Aug 2014
Itanagar: The Centre has assured Arunachal Pradesh that it will consider the request of the state government for vaccination against Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in all affected districts followed by routine immunization of children between 1-15 years of age.
24 Nov 2014
Aizawl: While six infants died in Mizoram allegedly due to vaccination, no evidence have been found so far, state health minister Lal Thanzara said the state legislature on Monday.
21 Apr 2015
London: When exposed to pain, the brain of babies "lights up" in a very way similar to adults', a pioneering Oxford University brain scanning study has found.
17 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Wearing tight clothes or figure-hugging shape wear may lead to nerve compression in your back and also restrict your hip bone movement, putting pressure on your spine and leading to backache, says an expert.Suraj Bafna, spine consultant at Qi Spine Clinic, lists a few back pain culprits:
15 Apr 2015
Washington: A new device the size of a pingpong ball can extract a small blood sample when held against the skin for two minutes, allowing for pain-free blood tests, researchers say.
14 Apr 2015
Washington: Think again before you pop a painkiller as researchers have found that along with pain, they can also reduce pleasure, something you may not want your drug to do.
23 Aug 2014
Lisbon: Researchers at Portugal's Champalimaud Foundation said on Friday that the molecule of serotonin in the organism can diminish sensitivity to pain.
26 Mar 2015
Miami: Serena Williams practiced on Wednesday for the first time since a knee injury forced her to withdraw before her BNP Paribas Open semi-final last week but has not lowered her expectations for the Miami Open.