We literally feel pain of others

We literally feel pain of others

It's common to grimace at the mere sight of a person cut his finger while chopping vegetables or accidentally hit his thumb with a hammer and now, the scientists from Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences have revealed why.

Popping pills to manage pain can prove fatal for you

A study published in the Annals of Family Medicine this month shows that opioid is linked with onset of depression after controlling for pain and daily morphine equivalent doses.

Scientists discover secret of painless life 

Broad-spectrum sodium channel blockers are used as local anaesthetics, but they are not suitable for long-term pain management as they cause complete numbness and can have serious side-effects over time.

Humans can feel empathy for robots in pain

A team of Japanese researchers has found the first neurophysiological evidence of humans' ability to empathise with robots in perceived pain, highlighting the difference in human empathy toward other humans and robots.

Humans can feel empathy for robots in pain

A team of Japanese researchers has found the first neurophysiological evidence of humans' ability to empathise with robots in perceived pain, highlighting the difference in human empathy toward other humans and robots.

High cholesterol may cause tendon abnormalities

 High levels of cholesterol are linked to a heightened risk of tendon abnormalities and pain, reveals a pooled analysis of the available evidence.

Pain: It`s all in your head

New research might finally provide a new direction for research seeking to help patients suffering from neuropathic pain.

Suffering from back pain? Try these five yoga poses!

Suffering from back pain? Try these five yoga poses!

Why is Salman Khan in pain?

Why is Salman Khan in pain?

Superstar Salman Khan rules the hearts of his fans. The 'dabangg' actor will soon be seen on reality television show 'Bigg Boss 9'. Besides this, the actor is also busy training for his next film 'Sultan'.

Plug into music you like for early recovery from surgery, says UK study

A new study suggests that listening to music before, during and after surgery could reduce pain and anxiety.

Listening to music during surgery reduces pain, anxiety

Listening to music before, during and after surgery reduces people's pain, anxiety and need for painkillers, according to the most comprehensive review of available evidence so far.

Even a placebo can ease pain

 Even a placebo with no medical value can ease pain in research participants, finds a study.

Soon, deliver drugs to brain via remote control

A team of researchers has developed a tiny wireless device that, once implanted in the brain, can be activated by remote control to deliver targeted drugs.

Killer sea snail venom may yield new cancer drugs

Scientists have discovered thousands of toxins hidden deep within the venom of a sea cone snail in Queensland, which may help develop new drugs to treat pain, cancer and other diseases.

New hope for 'migraine' cure

Now you may soon find relief from migraine headaches as a new class of drugs is in the works to cure the pain.

Sex does not hurt your back: Study

Could sexual activity trigger lower back pain? No, says a new study that lays the greater blame on heavy lifting.

How 'Botox' may offer new effective nerve pain therapy

A new study has revealed that botulinum toxin can offer an effective new treatment for two forms of neuropathy, pain caused by different types of nerve injury.

Alzheimer's patients more sensitive to pain: Study

People with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of cognitive impairment (CI) may be more sensitive to pain, says a study.

New 'pain sensing' gene identified

Examining rare individuals who are born unable to feel pain, an international team of researchers has identified a gene essential to make our brains sensitive to pain.

Pain response can be 'shaped' subconsciously

A new study has revealed that subconscious learning can shape pain responses.