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First ever human study validates anti-stress hormone as an indicator for breast cancer risk.

Every person wants to know what he or she can do to lower their risk of breast cancer. Some of the factors associated with breast cancer, such as sex, age … Continue Reading First ever human study validates anti-stress hormone as an indicator for breast cancer risk.

Researchers link microglia activation triggered by chronic pain to anxiety and depression.

Brain inflammation caused by chronic nerve pain alters activity in regions that regulate mood and motivation, suggesting for the first time that a direct biophysical link exists between long-term pain … Continue Reading Researchers link microglia activation triggered by chronic pain to anxiety and depression.

Researchers use A3 adenosine receptors to activate ‘off signals’ for chronic pain.

In a new study from Saint Louis University, researchers discovered that drugs targeting the A3 adenosine receptor can turn off pain signals in the spinal cord to provide relief from … Continue Reading Researchers use A3 adenosine receptors to activate ‘off signals’ for chronic pain.