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Pain Knowledge Bank


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What's new in pain research?

Dr Luis Villanueva describes how animal models and clinical findings have shown that pain perceptions are under strong influences of brain modulation mechanisms

Pain knowledge bank: GI microbiome in opioid-induced bowel dysfunction

Recent data from animal studies demonstrated that long-term morphine treatment significantly alters gut microbial composition, explains Professor Benoit Coffin

Nursing contribution to pain management

Felicia Cox describes the important role that nurses play in caring for patients with pain.

Pharmacogenetics in pain treatment

Experimental models of pain have suggested that genetic variation can help explain differences in inter-individual response to analgesic drugs, write Dr Anne E Olesen and Professor Asbjørn M Drewes

Cannabis and pain management: what does the future have in store?

Cannabinoids have considerable potential to treat neuropathic pain and other chronic pain states, but the development of cannabis-derived treatments is hampered by a number of factors, writes Dr Mark A Ware

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