New device to block pain signals from reaching brain!
New device to block pain signals from reaching brain!

In a big relief to chronic pain sufferers, researchers have created a new device that can stop pain signals from reaching the brain.

Laparoscopic surgery helps doctor cure colon cancer

 A 27-year-old medical student, diagnosed with colon cancer, successfully underwent a laparoscopic surgery at a hospital here.

Brain chemical that can help reverse chronic pain

A chemical in the brain typically associated with cognition, as well as regulating movement and emotion, among others, may help reverse chronic pain, new research has found.

Insomnia tied to lower pain tolerance

People suffering from insomnia and other sleep problems have increased sensitivity to pain, a new research, involving over 10,000 adults, has found.

Babies and adults feel pain alike

In the world's first study, which used MRI used to analyze infant pain, scientists have found that babies' feel pain just like adults.

Babies feel pain just like adults: Study

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.

Gadget addiction leaving half of under-30s with back aches, neck strains

A recent survey has revealed that now-a-days half of under-30s suffer from backaches as they spend hours slouching over gadgets.

Cholesterol drug may fight depression, relieve pain

If you want the benefits of medical marijuana without the "unwanted side effects" of cannabis, here is a piece of news for you.

'Ouch zone' in brain identified

Oxford scientists have identified an area in the brain directly related to pain intensity, that can be switched off in patients suffering from uncontrollable pain.

IMA issues guidelines on the use of painkillers

Indian Medical Association (IMA) Thursday asked people to desist from using common painkillers like Aspirin and Paracetamol for pain and fever management saying they could cause more harm than good if taken without medical supervision.

Cradle of pain in the brain discovered

Scientists have found the area in brain which is responsible for making us feel pain.

'Intense weirdo' Kristen Stewart says she loves putting herself through 'hell'

Kristen Stewart, who calls herself an intense weirdo, has recently expressed that she loves putting herself through "hell."

Screaming word 'ow' actually helps you deal with pain

A new study has recently revealed that screaming the word "ow" can actually help people deal with the pain.

Jennifer Lopez's documentary reveals her pain, sadness during divorce
Jennifer Lopez's documentary reveals her pain, sadness during divorce

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez's documentary has revealed that she craves for a healthy and lasting marriage.

Smartphone thumb skills altering our brains: Study

Frequent chatting with friends over touchscreen smartphones can actually be brain altering, says a new research.

Al Qaeda 'bursting with pain' over Pakistan school attack

Al Qaeda's regional branch on Sunday said its hearts were "bursting with pain" over the Taliban's massacre at a Pakistan school and urged the militants to target only security forces.

'Insomniac adults' more likely to suffer back pain later in life

A new research has recently revealed that adults suffering from insomnia are almost one-and-a-half times more likely to suffer from back pain eventually.

Mindfulness exercises can reduce drug dependence

A new intervention programme called Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE) has been developed for chronic pain patients that decreases their addiction for drugs.

New device may ease mammography discomfort

 Researchers have developed a new device that may result in more comfortable mammography for women.

Ayurvedic mouthwash to reduce pain in oral cancer

A mouthwash made from herbal concoction, prescribed in ayurveda, helps in reducing the intensity of pain in patients undergoing radiation therapy for oral cancer.