Suffering in the News November 12, 2013 by vospadmin Bristol health experts champion sticky tape to reduce back pain New technology at Marshfield Clinic reduces recovery time, pain It’s not a character flaw to need pain meds Patients say dance therapy is cutting chronic pain Pauline Cafferkey describes pain of battling Ebola inside hospital isolation tent Regeneus Ltd wins research grant for stem cell treatment of chronic pain How does grief cause physical pain? Leg pain may indicate artery issue Woman’s Doctor: Diabetic pain This new device claims to ‘switch off’ period pain Study shows pain causes older adults to develop more inflammation over time How long does OxyContin last? When Can Fetuses Feel Pain? Utah Abortion Law and Doctors Are at Odds People with more friends have higher pain thresholds, study suggests The FDA hasn’t approved these alternative treatments yet, but some rheumatoid arthritis patients say they help relieve painful symptoms. Tylenol Is Ineffective For Back And Arthritis Pain Opioid crisis: Pain specialist calls on government to fix holes in system Meaning of brain scans for ‘pain’ called into question Dentist who took ‘pleasure at causing pain’ jailed 8 years Reason: I’ve felt the pain of losing a son Devastated, disappointed and in pain – would you support the strike? At Oak Lawn hospital, a push for better pain relief for preemies Non-Invasive Light Therapy May Be Used To Treat Chronic Pain Sufferers Growing Focus on Mindfulness for Treating Chronic Pain Data on long-term pain provided by patients adds up to better care This May Ease ‘Phantom Limb’ Pain for Amputees Most patients likely to see reductions in pain and disability after bariatric surgery It’ll take some pain to solve America’s opiate epidemic Dorset teenager wants leg amputation to end CRPS pain Sanford doc uses acupuncture for pain management as an alternative to meds Whoopi Goldberg In Favor of Marijuana Treatments for Menstrual Pain HHS Releases National Pain Strategy Racial bias may lead to mismanaged pain in black patients Narcotic pain medication could be alternative treatment for heroin users Can virtual reality relieve pain? ‘Superglue’ Lets Girl Walk Without Pain for First Time in Years The anatomy of pain Endometriosis: Pain so bad I wanted to die was not just ‘bad periods’ What chronic pain does to your brain Coon Rapids clinic is innovative in helping opioid-addicted patients A cure for my back pain? They’ll invent the head transplant first Patients in Pain, and a Doctor Who Must Limit Drugs Wife killed herself after doctors failed to cure pain, inquest hears People in Pain: Calling for Global Access to Medications Medtronic Neurostimulator Devices Offer Hope for Chronic Pain Gwen Stefani album reveal pain, heartbreak with lyrics Sharing the pain: how Scotland cut male suicide rates Is marijuana an effective painkiller? Did Your Knee Surgery Create New Pain? Knee pain: is it all in your hips? Concord Medical Spine and Pain Center ordered to close Vitamin D Did Not Reduce Knee OA Pain, Cartilage Loss in RCT The Accidental Activist: On Going From Pain Patient to Pain Warrior Snail venom for gut pain? Marijuana could ease their pain ‘Floored By The Pain’ – Living With Endometriosis Breast cancer victims could be spared pain of radiotherapy with ‘remarkable’ breakthrough Lady Gaga Opens Up About Suffering From Chronic Pain Since Her Sexual Assault Could Your Period Pain Be Endometriosis? Over-sedation Challenges Pain Management in Mechanically Ventilated Oncology Patients Here’s why women experience more neck pain than men My Story: Healthcare Companies Causing Pain Do bugs feel pain? Mindful Meditation Might Help Ease Back Pain Student game fosters empathy for chronic pain sufferers Being Dehydrated Increases Your Sensitivity To Pain Dietary supplement reduces osteoarthritis pain Churchill: Search for chronic pain relief finds success in spinal surgery Beaten-Up Dinosaur Lived Through Intense Pain Clifton Park talk explores pain of heroin addiction Period pain can be “as bad as a heart attack.” So why aren’t we researching how to treat it? They Brought Cookies: For A New Widow, Empathy Eases Death’s Pain Following orders ‘distances us’ from our own actions Acupuncture May Help Ease Fibromyalgia Pain Surgery tech accused of stealing pain meds pleads not guilty Mindfulness for Pain Relief: The Safe Haven How to cure sinus pain: Soothe pain, drain mucus and eat THIS type of food Don’t ignore pain or injuries Meditation Can Help Veterans Manage Chronic Pain Zapping nerves offers major pain relief Woman diagnosed too late with cancer ‘was in terrible pain How research aims to ease the double agony of children’s pain at GOSH Foria Relief: Cannabis vagina suppositories which ‘eases period pain’ sold in US Could mobile phone masts cause nerve pain in amputees? Equine Pain Management: History and New Advances Former NY doctor sentenced for bogus pain prescriptions What is the Difference Between Nociceptive and Neuropathic Pain? Touch Best for Newborn Pain Management? Medical marijuana eases migraine pain ‘No child should go so long in pain': Health professionals fail to spot broken hip Nasal spray as effective as injections for pain during childbirth, study finds Stopping the Cycle of Worry about Chronic Pain Fight Pain and Raise Awareness at the Same Time A Placebo Treatment for Pain What parents need to know about pain newborns Chronic pain sufferers wanted for study App for chronic pain patients to reduce GP visits Don’t make these dangerous mistakes with aspirin and other OTC pain meds Exercise is ‘most effective’ method of preventing lower back pain Kids wanted for online pain management program Mystery of bionic girl who doesn’t eat, sleep or feel pain – even when hit by a car With opioids, can you fight addiction without causing pain? National Pain Report Responds to Financial Challenges People in Pain Face Big pharmaceutical companies are spending far more on marketing than research 18-year-old’s stomach pain turns out to be his 2.5kg parasitic twin with teeth, bone and hair A Chronic Pain Story Told to the CDC New emergency room program eases pain & anxiety in young patients Cancelled operations sees elderly feel pain of doctors’ strike ‘Dry eye’ linked to chronic pain syndromes After Great Pain, a Cold Cap for Chemo Hair Loss Came STUDY: Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields Significantly Reduce Knee Pain CDC holds first public hearing on opioid guidelnes Acupuncture may be safe, effective treatment for chronic pain in pediatric patients Wear, Tear & Care: The ActiPacth From Joint Aches To Insomnia, Ebola’s Effects Linger In Survivors For Father Of 4, Painkillers Paved The Path To Heroin Tributes to tragic headteacher who jumped off bridge in chronic pain Peshawar massacre: pain of victims’ families Ageing Pets To Live Pain-Free Thanks To Incredible New Vet Tech Hope Fund: Local woman seeks to end years of pain caused by dental issues Low-dose Morphine More Effective in Treating Moderate Cancer Pain Salem community hears about dangers of pain killers Pain relief breakthrough: World’s first Ibuprofen patch provides respite for TWELVE hours Glass attack victim told he could have bled to death after incident in The Stein Bierkeller in Bradford city centre Researchers investigate the ‘pathways of pain’ The strange psychology of pain relief medicine Nurofen maker Reckitt Benckiser defends Australia packaging Pleasure and pain of scratching what itches Prescription drugs kill more than pain Health Check: Doctor says new device eases chronic back pain Fed Panel Opposes CDC Opioid Guidelines Daniel Sturridge must learn what is pain and what is serious pain, says Klopp Tramadol and Celecoxib effective pain control for hysteroscopy Womans feels physical pain for first time at 39 Trial set for pain clinic doctor after 21-count indictment Revealing the Secret to a Pain Free Life Young Sutherland woman wants amputation to end years of pain Iowa’s surging addiction: From pain pills to heroin Best Apps for Pain Management Sleep Improvement for Fibromyalgia Sufferers Possible, Study Shows Sense of touch, pain improved by high frequency stimulation Controlled Substance Classifications Vary Widely Around the Globe Could Implantable LEDs Relieve Your Pain? Is your pet in pain? Learn the warning signs Inflammation Contributes to Pain Sensitivity in Knee OA Treating Pain but Avoiding Addiction War on drugs means millions are needlessly dying in pain Homes for Heroes: Help gives Diggers a shelter from pain Study Identifies Characteristics of Pain Improvement for Bariatric Surgery Patients The hangover that led to the discovery of ibuprofen In Search of a Safe Painkiller for Kids Imprisoned without offence: The pain-filled, asexual world of genitally-mutilated women Doctor ‘failed to alleviate pain’ New role for insulin: Studies tie the hormone to brain’s ‘pleasure’ center CTSA-supported collaboration at Duke explores new spinal cord stimulation message to improve treatment of chronic pain ‘It’s just lady pains': Are doctors not taking women’s agony seriously enough? FDA Approves BioDelivery’s Opioid Treatment For Chronic Pain Got back pain? Narcotic painkillers won’t help, study says Study: Long-Term Opioid Use Often Ineffective Benzos May Increase Dementia Risk Medical Marijuana Seems Safe for Chronic Pain Detecting when a person with dementia is suffering from pain is so important A father’s tears for the pain of endometriosis Experts question safety of birth control implant linked to pain Dulling pain may also reduce empathy Brain defects behind tinnitus and chronic pain identified Local hospital battling post-op pain without using opiates Could robot nurses ease the pain at NHS? Cramlington woman trapped in a world of pain by devastating condition How music can helo relieve chronic pain ‘A rare individual who’d put pain aside’ Can software suffer? Death and pain in digital brains Michael Palin: ‘Pleasure, pain – it’s all there in my diary’ Life & Health: Ending unwanted pain at the dentist One day during pregnancy I woke up in pain, unable to move Overwhelmed Israeli Pain Clinics Turning Away Cannabis Requests Dental device promises pain-free tooth repair Why a broken heart really hurts Story Of A Sexual Syndrome: New Clues, Possible Fix For Some With Relentless Arousal Spinal Manipulation Relieves Back Pain … for Some Doctor’s Diary: Imagined pain that is real FDA Says Certain Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Serious Joint Pain “American Pain” Sparks Painkiller Epidemic Discussion Understanding Pain Transmission The Pain Medication Conundrum Police use new vests to relieve back pain Gerald Ratner’s daughter lies in pain for two hours as ambulance fails to arrive after bike accident Stigma and pain surround cancer patients in Russia Ebola Survivors Face Lingering Pain, Fatigue and Depression Frary: How to relieve pain without risking addiction The chronic pain that won’t go away Mum giving birth by caesarean horrified to feel doctors moving her ORGANS around during operation Subliminal learning and conscious thought reduce and enhance pain Botox Fails to Reduce Pain in Skin Leiomyomas Drinking May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain; Doctors Wary IronMan Dublin: No gain without pain, but where’s the pain? Many People Seek Alternative Pain Therapies, But Don’t Tell Doctors Strong Hips Relieve Knee Pain Kids using iPads at risk of chronic pain later in life Cannabis alleviates peripheral neuropathic pain in diabetes Exercise, healthy food prevent knee pain in adults with diabetes New ‘frigid fad’ freezing pain away Chronic Inflammatory Pain: Just an Excitable Brain? Pain Often Hinders Seniors With Dementia US South Asian more unwilling to treat pain that other counterparts Suicide rate for middle-age men with mental health issues up 73%, report says Texting may help relieve physical pain Pain in your big toe? You might have gout Art of Pain How smoking could raise the risk of psychosis Patients turn to electrical implants to relieve chronic pain FDA strenfthens warning on pain relivers Drugs less effective for back pain depression D0 animals feel pain like we do? Dalhousie researcher investigates use of marijuana for arthritis pain Analgesic Combination Therapy Shows Promise for Acute Pain Online management tools help ease chronic pain Study Identifies Factors Affecting Prescription Pain Reliever Misuse Women DO suffer more pain than men… and the discovery could lead to ‘his n hers’ painkillers, say scientists Ibuprofen Study Provides Insight into How the Brain Responds to Pain Jailed Chinese journalist denied medical care for heart pain Pain response may differ in males, females Osteopathy may reduce lower-back pain in new mothers To Ease Pain, Reach For Your Playlist Online tools can help manage pain A Painful Problem: The Importance of Mitigating Pain and Stress for Better Sleep Physical therapy offers alternative to surgery for back pain Putting Stents to the Test My skinny jeans caused me nerve pain Yoga may reverse ill-effects of chronic pain Wockhardt shares gain on USFDA nod to sell pain-relieving drugMedicinal marijuana conference provides information on access to drug New stress test improves method of determining cause of chest pain Gout, just a pain in the big toe? Haemorrhoids sufferer ‘could not live with the pain’ Emotional back pain: the cause for our country’s biggest problem? Brain inflammation links chronic pain with depression Cone snail sting left man ‘convulsing in pain’ A simple cure for back pain: grow up in the Ecuadorian mountains Guilt is one of the biggest struggles first-generation college students face Father-of-two in constant pain from nerve damage launches crowd funding appeal to end his life at Dignitas despite not being terminally ill Three million people unable to work due to back pain Going Vegan Could Help Ease Diabetes Pain Seven common myths about meditation Could a simple magnet magic away all of your aches and pains? Why more and more women are testifying it can. Northshore doctor has new procedure to relieve migraine pain New hope for arthritis suffers as drug promises ease of crippling pain Do not ignore ‘that’ pain in the leg! Steroids No Better for Sciatica Pain Than Placebo? Saskatoon man first in Canada to get new type of pain control implant How dance classes are helping people with dementia Insomniacs May Be More Sensitive to Pain, According to One Study Acupuncture can reduce appendicitis pain in children Hate injections? Holding your breath can make the pain of jabs more bearable Like a futuristic Band-Aid, this wearable patch relieves pain at the push of a button Expert Told Congress Unborn Babies Can Feel Pain Starting at 8 Weeks “I had a constant toothache in my back”: learning the language of pain American dad is attached to ‘labour simulator’ to experience pain of childbirth Lethal overdose of drug used for US Death Row injections killed trainee pharmacist with chronic back pain New recommendations aim to improve safety of pain-relieving spinal steroid injections Pain-Fighting Implant Directly Targets NervesSwearing – can it ease the pain? 4 Surprising Tricks to Beat Pain Humans’ Use Of Pain-Relief Creams Proves Fatal To Felines Paracetamol may dull emotions as well as physical pain, new study shows Many attempting to play through pain of knee injuries Is your period pain normal? Mushroom ‘cure’ for arthritis: Extract from rare fungus could give relief to millions Cervical spondylosis: Symptoms, cure and prevention for neck pain Over-the-counter sale of codeine pain killers such as Nurofen Plus and Panadeine may end Best ways you can target your cancer pain Surprising Study Finds That Babies Feel Pain Like Adults Doctors treat knee pain with cold therapy Kiwi scientists tackle migraines head-on Back pain soars among young people because they are sitting down for too long How The Science Of Wasabi Could Pave The Way For New Pain Meds How not to talk to someone with depression Is Pain a Public Health Crisis? The Search for a Better Definition of Pain Crossing your fingers might reduce pain, says study Rats see the pain in other rats’ faces Procedure helps endometriosis patient suffering severe pain Dry Needling: The Most Painful Thing I’ve Ever Loved Migraine studies yield fresh ways to ward off pain Using paracetamol for low back pain does more harm than good Belleville man’s invention relieves knee pain The limits of Tylenol for pain relief Social media, texts may reveal pain of youth considering suicide Doctors urged to talk openly with patients about drug-taking for pleasure Chest pain? Your heart knows who to call Abdominal pain gives doctors a headache Avoid no pain, no gain myth Study Found Nine Modifiable Triggers for Low Back Pain Keeping Pace With Pain group marks 10 years The Medicated Woman: A Pill To Feel Better, Not Squelch Emotions Long-term effect of deep brain stimulation on pain in patients with Parkinson’s disease No Pain, No Scientific Gain: One Man’s Quest To Quantify Bug Stings Parenting: Too much technology pain in the neck Writing about emotional pain without being kind to yourself makes it worse and distraction is better, study finds Sheffield expert taps out a way to ease pain The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think New mental health rights proposed by minister Norman Lamb Consensual Sadomasochism May Actually Lead To Altered States Of Consciousness Breathing through pain Do crustaceans feel pain when we boil them? Women Hurt More Than Men, Due to Both Biology and Bias The Power of ‘Good Enough’ West Virginia passes 20-week ‘fetal pain’ abortion ban: overrides governor’s veto Miriam hopes to ease pain of cancer patients BMC eyes alternatives to addictive back pain meds Chronic Pain Sufferers Find New Relief in ‘MELT Method’ Medicating Women’s Feelings Pain-free dentistry is possible Use Virtual Reality to Eliminate That Pain in Your Neck Painkiller Abuses and Ignorance Healthier Me: Exercise Could Help Relieve Migraine Pain Are you reaching for the right pain medication? More Than Half of Americans Are in So Much Pain They Can’t Sleep Use a Little Physical Pain to Keep from Crying Why Happy Hour Could Help You Live Longer Virtual Reality Can Treat Chronic Pain Meet Steve Pete, the man who can’t feel pain Back Pain: Natural Ways to Get Relief In pursuuit of happines: why some pain helps us feel better Childhood Anxiety Could Physically Change The Brain Disabled children ‘left in pain’ Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity Can skeptics ease their pain with acupuncture? Uruguay pot could cost more for pain than pleasure The vanishing cream for TATTOOS Warnings over ‘skinny selfies’ craze on social media Canada to allow doctor-assisted suicide Distraction during surgery reduces anxiety, pain Sexual abuse survivors speak of their pain Pain And Suffering At Life’s End Are Getting Worse, Not Better Shouting ‘OW!’ may help increase pain tolerance Ebola nurse: Pauline Cafferkey ‘happy to be alive’ Anxiety and depression twice as prevalent in military Minding our Elders: When late-stage dementia patients cannot articulate pain Syria refugee children depict joy, pain in photos Teens could create a soundtrack for their grief with this app Johns Hopkins doctor shares ways to prevent back pain Ritual circumcision linked to increased risk of autism in young boys, research suggests In ‘Dear Father,’ A Poet Disrupts The ‘Cycle Of Pain’ Laughing Gas For Pain Relief When Giving Birth Becoming A Popular Option Among New Moms Depression, behavioral changes may precede memory loss in Alzheimer’s Women’s pain: common, treatable and often overlooked or mismanaged Post-traumatic stress ‘evident in 1300BC’ Stiff masks block emotional memories Experience of pain relies on multiple brain pathways, not just one Writing your way to happiness Mental wellness warriors: fighting for those who need it most Anxiety sufferer: I just want to do normal things Stress is ‘barrier to feeling empathy for strangers’ Is schizophrenia one disease… or eight? ‘Fear of exercise’ is biggest barrier to chronic fatigue syndrome recovery Getting grief right Breaking up is hard to do, but science can help Jobless young people at risk of isolation, charity says To fall in love with anyone, do this Selfie-posting men present ‘antisocial traits,’ study finds ‘Fear of exercise’ is biggest barrier to chronic fatigue syndrome recovery Some emotional responses to music are universal, study finds OMG, you’re texting your way to back pain Living with pets linked to stronger social skills in children with autism Parental suicide attempt linked to increased suicidal behavior in offspring Skin cancer: Painkillers linked to reduced risk Why happiness is healthy How can you improve your mental health and well-being in 2015? ‘Early to bed’ may curb negative thoughts Loneliness: 5 things you may not know E-books ‘damage sleep and health,’ doctors warn Psychiatry: End of the Road for “Endophenotypes”? Red wine compound activates stress response to promote health benefits Flashback Friday: Is Christmas cheer actually caused by meth-like chemicals in gingerbread? Why myth-busting vaccination fears is trickier than you might think Job authority may increase depression symptoms in women Gifted men and women define success differently, 40-year study finds ‘Off switch’ for pain discovered: Activating the adenosine A3 receptor subtype is key to powerful pain relief Killing knee pain with stem cells Brain’s dementia weak spot identified Lonely elderly flood Silver Line helpline with calls Postpartum depression: citalopram benefits explained New liver gives mother of three a life without pain What are dreams? Why do we have dreams? Perinatal mental health Dementia fears for rugby players, academic warns Stressed girls at high risk of depression ‘may age faster’ One woman’s fight to improve mental health care in China Can depression and guilt in preschool years change the brain? Do Movember and other charity campaigns really help raise awareness? Compassion for one person may lead to aggression toward another Better sense of well-being linked to longer lifespan Anxiety may speed up Alzheimer’s onset in people with mild cognitive impairment Research: Older adults are happiest AmericansTeenage anxiety: Tailored treatment needed Migraine sufferers may find meditation helps Facebook emotion experiment sparks criticism Hip-hop ‘can help people with mental health issues’ Brain repair ‘may be boosted by curry spice’ Hip-hop ‘can help people with mental health issues’ Brain repair ‘may be boosted by curry spice’ Children’s mental health projects now eligible for grants Sport scheme to help people with mental health problems unveiled $1 billion a year is spent on brain scans for headache sufferers Post-natal depression: fathers reaching out aims to help men Further evidence crabs and other crustaceans feel pain Morphine vs. cocaine: s different mechanism of addiction Pain relief is a human right Celiac disease, a common, but elusive, diagnosis Painkillers ‘risky in pregnancy’ Beware of Joy Smartphone stress: are you a victim of ‘always on’ culture? Pressure sensors to help prevent pain for amputees Studies suggest men handle pain better Sibling bullying linked to later depression, self-harm From kale to pale ale, a love of bitter may be in your genes Talk therapy ‘best for social phobia’, study finds Does Eye Color Predict Response to Pain? I thought it was just stress, until it broke my heart Rumination: the danger of dwelling What is stress? Finnish researchers map how emotions are expressed physically in human bodies OxyContin and other opioids tied to 1 in 8 deaths in young adults, Ontario study shows Learning to laugh through the pain Stressed out women may have a harder time getting pregnant, study finds In pictures, Penicillin: The first ‘wonder drug’ That headache excuse is real: for females, pain kills sexual desire When it’s the doctor who wan’t let go Legal use of marijuana clashes with job rules Alcoholic men can’t feel your pain. Here’s why The Rise of Beefcake Yoga Scientist discovered opiate receptor Meditation instead of morphine —not so fast Face Ache: The woman who lost teeth for nothing Love hormone ‘helps autistic brain’ Chronic stomach pain in kids linked to later anxiety ‘Cuddle hormone’ makes men more empathetic Cancer patients with depression ‘are being overlooked’ Do redheads really feel more pain? Controlling arthritis pain with an ancient treatment ‘Even sneezing was a real pain’ Pain meds in childbirth may reduce postpartum depression Phobias: Why we fear snakes, spiders and moths? Mom charged after giving son medical marijuana A Scientist’s Mission To Break The Itch-Scratch Cycle Can we make ourselves happier? Proper treatment can help OCD patients What is the state of mental health in England and Wales? Distorted positive emotions about weight loss ‘fuel anorexia’ Why it’s hard to measure happiness Facial Expressions Aren’t As Universal As Scientists Have Thought Eggs, gluten, coffee, red meat, potatoes: Do they deserve the insults? The drugs derived from deadly poisons How Big Tobacco skirts Ottawa’s ban on flavoured cigarettes Five-year-olds treated for depression and anxiety Could a blood test screen for suicide risk? Paracetamol for low back pain ‘no better than placebo’ What Is Perfect Human Health? Google Wants to Map It Is It Safe to Bring Ebola Victims to the U.S.? Australian couple abandon surrogate Down’s Syndrome baby Joseph Simmons of Run-DMC raps about his fight against diabetes South Korea: Seoul city workers ‘can nap at work’ ReWalk Robotics exoskeleton helps paraplegics to walk Bedtime light ‘may stop cancer drug working’ Epilepsy ‘is a global health problem’ Beyond Salty and Sweet: A Budding Club of Tastes ‘Eighty new genes linked to schizophrenia’ Rare disorder causes 5 siblings to walk on all fours Ayurvedic medicine: History, basics, treatments and caveats MH17 crash: ‘Total shock’ at Aids researcher deaths Do people choose pain over boredom? Mexico restricts soft drink TV ads to fight obesity Ban Ki-moon: UN to help Haiti fight cholera epidemic Meditation without the bells, whistles and Buddhas in West L.A. Ban Ki-moon: UN to help Haiti fight cholera epidemic How to Talk About Pain Scientists probe ‘sex addict’ brains Overweight and Pregnant Alzheimer’s research in ‘major step’ towards blood test Stroke diagnosis made through woman’s selfie video Ebola: WHO calls emergency talks on outbreak Vaccines not linked with autism, study finds Mini-hearts grown to study disease Funding for Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier approved The History of Pain Is Racist, Sexist, and Classist Why Smarter People Are More Likely To Be Mentally Ill Hate crimes fall at Scottish football matches Syrian children enduring ‘unspeakable’ suffering Crayfish may experience form of anxiety The Breast Cancer Racial Gap Men ‘feel more pain after major ops’ Why being tickled is NOT funny: Sensation activates part of the brain that copes with pain Acupuncture helping reduce use of pain killers in Army A Journey Of Pain And Beauty: On Becoming Transgender In India Study: Meditation Relieves Some Anxiety, Depression Beyond Placebo Warmth ‘gives babies pain relief’ during vaccination Critics Oppose FDA Approval of Painkiller Zohydro Virtual arm eases phantom limb pain Doubts Raised About Off-Label Use of Subsys, a Strong Painkiller ‘Suicide disease’ man is pain-free after 20 years of suffering Concerns over lab animal treatment at Imperial College Rare Observations Appear To Show Marmoset Grief In The Wild The dark side of creativity: Depression + anxiety x madness = genius? Humanitarian groups demand action to alleviate suffering of Syrians Shedding light on depression Why ‘millennial burnout syndrome’ needs to be taken seriously What Suffering Does Tweeters share their migraine pain in real time Progress in coding equine facial expressions of suffering. Mother Teresa, Stalin and suffering in Syria The surprising reason Americans might be obese, anxious and depressed Art exhibit captures pain, survival of sexual abuse victims Itching: more than skin-deep Phantom limb pain: are new treatment options available? Killing pain: script by script The Molecule That Tells You When You’ve Used Too Much Sriracha Does that cat bite mean you also have depression? Changes to Indian law to increase pain medication access and palliative care. Ape dread, dog worry: animals and anxiety Chronic pain relief more likely when psychological science involved Pain and the prognosis for dementia For mice, and maybe men, pain Is gone in a flash The lethality of loneliness: we now know how it can ravage our body and brain New treatments for depression offer hope Is Your Brain Chemically Dependent on Stress? Acupuncture for pain relief Pain Sensitivity Related to Brain Structure Pain Relievers May Amplify Flu Spread You Can Get Placebo Sleep A story, and a call for support, for a girl with trigeminal neuralgia ACLU challenges Indiana’s Medical Licensing Board ruling requiring drug-testing for some pain medication users Ketamine as a candidate treatment for depression A new article in the British Medical Journal claiming that depression is over-diagnosed and over-prescribed From researchers at John Hopkins, a meta-analysis of studies focused on the impact of meditation on depression, anxiety, pain, and more The “Expressions of Grief” seminar series encourages people to express their grief through painting The US Joint Commission begins re-examining pain management guidelines Some recent happenings in fibromyalgia research A primer on the role and importance of palliative care New research on fetal brain development and depression during pregnancy Gallup Pull Ranks Countries for 2012 by “Suffering” New Memoir Focused on Grief and Suicide Is Chest Pain Actually A Reliable Indicator of Heart Attack in Women? New Documentary on Chronic Pain, “Pain Matters,” airs 7 and 14 Dec Treating Depression by Treating Insomnia Dreading Pain Can be Worse than Pain Itself Fetal Pain and Pro-Life How Childhood Suffering Might Affect Your Brain What’s the Relationship Between Throbbing Pain and Your Throbbing Heart?