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.

New device to make painless injections possible
New device to make painless injections possible

Imagine no tears during infant vaccination and no fear for those scared of the needle!

Poor sleep linked to osteo-arthritis in cycle of distress

New research has confirmed that sleep disturbances are initially associated with depressive symptoms and pain but not disability. Over time, however, poor sleep was found to increase depressive symptoms and disability but not pain.

Resilient people have higher pain tolerance: Study

People with higher ability to overcome adverse circumstances feel less pain, are more active on a daily basis and have a better mood, irrespective of their gender, according to a new study.

DNA: 'Pain & misery' that shrouds Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir is facing one of the worst natural disasters in its history. The state is facing the worst floods in the last 60 years. DNA test of the pain and misery that shrouds the floods hit state.

Shared pain strengthens bonds among people

Despite its unpleasantness, pain may actually have positive social consequences, acting as a sort of "social glue" that fosters cohesion and solidarity within groups, says a study.

New study discovers aspirin`s double effect

A new study has revealed that aspirin has a second effect, as it not only prevents inflammation and pain, but also hastens the end of inflammation.

Serotonin can reduce sensitivity to pain

Researchers at Portugal`s Champalimaud Foundation said Friday that the molecule of serotonin in the organism can diminish sensitivity to pain.

Pain pills less effective in irritable bowel syndrome

Australian researchers have discovered that the immune system is defective in people suffering from irritable bowel syndrome and this renders pain treatment ineffective in such people.

New drugs can dissolve kidney stones

If you have gone through that excruciating pain from a kidney stone and are prone to develop more, here comes good news.

Ali Larter will not go for natural delivery

Pregnant actress Ali Larter says she will not opt for natural childbirth because she cannot endure the pain during the delivery.

New app to help headache sufferers cope better

Scientists have developed an app that provides a new approach to the treatment of headaches by helping sufferers record the severity and regularity of their pain.

Emelia Gorecka overcomes all the odds to run in Glasgow

When England’s Emelia Gorecka runs in the 5,000 metres final at the Commonwealth Games she will know any temporary pain on the track will be nothing compared to what she has been through just to get to Glasgow.

World Cup pain will last forever, says Mascherano

Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano said the pain of losing the World Cup final in extra time to Germany on Sunday would live with him forever.

New method to erase pain

It is possible to relieve pain hypersensitivity with a new method that rekindles pain so that it can subsequently be erased, says a study.