Painstaking research – tackling chronic pain

From the Wellcome Trust, here’s an interesting blog looking at some of the research for chronic pain by Mun-Keat Looi.

‘Pain is an important warning system in our bodies, but what if it never stops? It is estimated that one in five Europeans suffer from chronic pain, yet there are few effective treatments that offer adequate relief. Mun-Keat Looi talks to researchers from the London Pain Consortium, whose discoveries are prompting a surge in promising drug targets.’

Painstaking research – tackling chronic pain.

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