Acupuncture can boost the effectiveness of standard medical care, reducing the severity of chronic pain and depression, says a new study.
Scientists who analysed countless chemicals in spider venom say they have identified seven compounds that block a key step in the body's ability to pass pain signals to the brain.
Chronic pain after C-section delivery, lasting for more than three months, affects around one in five mothers.
A new study suggests that practice of meditation may help veterans to relieve themselves from chronic pain.
Its no secret that meditation is can ward off depression, help you de-stress and work wonders for your mind, body and soul.
The study is an attempt to establish pain as a marker to measure increased risk of future cognitive decline.
Though the side effects were few and mild, researchers suggest that tailored acupuncture may be a viable treatment for fibromyalgia.
Better sleep and longer sleep hours coupled with daytime alertness-promoting agents such as coffee might work better than pain killers when it comes to reducing pain.