chronic pain Tag

September was designated Pain Awareness Month in 2001 to bring national recognition to the struggles and challenges people face daily when dealing with chronic pain. Each year, numerous organizations come together across the U.S. to raise awareness for individuals, families, and communities and to give this silent epidemic a voice. This year’s theme is “Let’s...

The Chinese Red-Headed Centipede has potent venom that can block nerves in insects to allow the centipedes to prey on them. A molecule in this venom could potentially be used as a painkiller in humans, similar to morphine. Researchers from the University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience have demonstrated that centipede venom is loaded with...