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.

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.

Chemotherapy likely to get less painful

In a major breakthrough that has long term implications for cancer patients, researchers have discovered the pain pathway in chemotherapy and also a potential way to block it.

Fingertips, forehead most sensitive to pain

Our forehead and fingertips are the most sensitive to pain, according to a new study.

Ability to find source of pain varies across the body: Study

A new study has revealed that identifying where it hurts known as `spatial acuity` differs across the body parts.

Soon, pill to wipe out bad memories?

Scientists have found that a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis may pave the way for a pill that can erase bad memories.

Super-hot curries could help you live longer

A new study suggests that super-hot curries could help you live longer.

Pain and itch blocking antibody discovered

Scientists have discovered a new antibody that simultaneously blocks the sensations of pain and itching in studies with mice.

Pain may curb sex drive in women: Study

Do not blame her for no action tonight as women in pain often say no to sex as pain from inflammation or some other reason greatly reduces sexual motivation in female than male, research reveals.

Blame your genes for low tolerance of pain

Researchers may have identified key genes linked to why some people have a higher tolerance for pain than others

It`s not easy being good-looking, says Rob Lowe

Rob Lowe has said that it was not easy being ridiculously good-looking as there is this unbelievable preconception and prejudice against "good-looking" people that they could not be in pain or they could not have rough lives.

Now, computer system that spots fake expressions of pain better than people

Researchers have found that a computer-vision system can distinguish between real or faked expressions of pain more accurately than can humans.