Tag Archives: Pain

Defective potassium channels cause headache, not body pain – Medical Xpress

Top: Normal distribution of TRESK channels (green) in facial pain sensory neurons. Bottom: Absence of channels in the knock-out mouse model. Credit: Guo et al., eNeuro 2019 Defective potassium channels involved in pain detection can increase the chance of developing a headache and could be implicated in migraines, according to research in mice published in… Read More »

Pain signaling in humans more rapid than previously known

Pain signals can travel as fast as touch signals, according to a new study from researchers at Linköping University in Sweden, Liverpool John Moores University in the UK, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the US. The discovery of a rapid pain-signalling system challenges our current understanding of pain. The study is published… Read More »

Significance and Prevalence of Headache in Multiple Sclerosis – Clinical Pain Advisor

Migraine is at least 3 times more common in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) than in the normal population, the significance of which is not well understood. Recent studies have indicated a preponderance of headache complaints in patients with MS that could be due to multiple etiologies. The majority of headaches reported in studies were… Read More »