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Pain Reduced By Changing What You Look at
Science & Tech  (tags: injection, pain, reduces, body )

- 3023 days ago -
What you look at can influence how much pain you feel, a study has revealed.Contrary to many people's compulsion to look away during a painful event such as an injection, scientists found that looking at your body - in this case the hand - reduces the pai
Painless Needles? Self-Adminstered Skin Patches for Vaccines Under Development
Science & Tech  (tags: needles, skin, patches, vaccines, pain, health )

- 3104 days ago -
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $10 million to the Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University and PATH, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization, to advance a technology for the painless,
Putting Ice on Injuries Could Slow Healing
Science & Tech  (tags: ice, injury, healing, pain, sprain )

- 3129 days ago -
Slapping a packet of frozen peas on a black eye or a sprained ankle may prevent it getting better, new research suggests.
Mice Show Pain in Faces, Study Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: Science & Tech, animals, labs, pain, facial expression, reduce suffering, experimentation, research )

- 3300 days ago -
Researchers hope a new "grimace scale" will help eliminate unnecessary pain in lab rodents.
Scientists Erase Specific Memories in Mice
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, Medical College, brain cells, Joe Z. Tsien, Discovery Institute, mice, memories, bad, erase, pain, genetic, interesting, discovery, humans, study )

- 3863 days ago -
It sounds like science fiction, by scientists say it might one day be possible to erase undesirable memories from the brain, selectively and safely.Humans plagued by painful memories have long wished for a way to eject them from the brain.
Loyola University Uses Virtual-Reality Video Game to Help Burn Patients Play Their Way to Pain Relief
Science & Tech  (tags: research, study, humans, environment, health, medicine, technology, anxiety, burn, care, injuries, music, pain, patients, surgery, therapy, wound )

- 4082 days ago -
The system has further apps beyond burn care. It's been used to help people overcome phobias & post traumatic stress syndrome.It's also been used in urological procedures,dentistry & to control pain during physical therapy for cystic fibrosis patients.
The Myth of Runner's High Revisited With Brain Imaging
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, technology, study, humans, brain, endorphin, jogging, opiate, opioid, pain, receptor, running )

- 4097 days ago -
Ten athletes were scanned before and after a two-hour long-distance run using an imaging technique called positron emission tomography (PET).
'Painkiller' Gene Turned Off in Mice
Science & Tech  (tags: mice, gene, pain, enzyme, c-Kit, painkiller )

- 4179 days ago -
Chilli peppers activate an enzyme called c-Kit. Getting rid of c-Kit increases pain tolerance in mice, while stimulating it lowers the level at which heat becomes painful. This could lead to the development of painkillers that work by blocking the enzyme.

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