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Archive for May 6, 2015

Researchers find new clues in treating chronic pain

Treating chronic pain

A chemical in the brain typically associated with cognition, movement and reward-motivation behavior — among others — may also play a role in promoting chronic pain, according to new research.┬áThe chemical, dopamine, sets the stage for many important brain functions, but the mechanisms that cause it to contribute to chronic pain are less well understood.

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