07 Feb 2015
New Delhi: High amount of psychological stress has harmful effect on the body’s ability to modulate physical pain, a new study published in the journal 'PAIN' revealed.
27 Jul 2015
Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex found itself on a sticky wicket on Monday, which fell a huge 551 points to 27,561.38, an over 5-week low, amid fears over stricter norms on participatory notes (PNs) and a Chinese stock rout.
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.
02 May 2015
London: People with insomnia and other sleep problems have increased sensitivity to pain, according to a new study.
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.
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.
02 Jul 2013
Animal welfare organizations in Goa are coming together for 'Mission Rabies', an all India mass canine vaccination drive, which is scheduled to begin in the coastal state from September 1.