Nerve growth factor locally sensitizes nociceptors in human skin

Obreja, Otilia; Rukwied, Roman; Nagler, Lorenz; More

PAIN. 159(3):416-426, March 2018.

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Tactile acuity (dys)function in acute nociceptive low back pain: a double-blind experiment

Adamczyk, Waclaw M.; Saulicz, Oskar; Saulicz, Edward; More

PAIN. 159(3):427-436, March 2018.

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Histone deacetylase 5 (HDAC5) regulates neuropathic pain through SRY-related HMG-box 10 (SOX10)-dependent mechanism in mice

Gu, Pan; Pan, Zhiqiang; Wang, Xiao-Min; More

PAIN. 159(3):526-539, March 2018.

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Induction of chronic migraine phenotypes in a rat model after environmental irritant exposure

Kunkler, Phillip Edward; Zhang, LuJuan; Johnson, Philip Lee; More

PAIN. 159(3):540-549, March 2018.

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The 2018 Global Year for Excellence in Pain Education is underway. This year-long initiative raises international awareness and offers resources for pain researchers and clinicians.

This year, the goal of IASP’s annual initiative is to improve education of health-care professionals and educators, students, government entities, the research community, patients, and the public about pain. Articles published in PAIN related to pain education are marked with the Global Year logo and added to

an article collection.


Pain in Dementia

Stefan Lautenbacher, Stephen J. Gibson BBSc(Hon), PhD, MAPsS

With the help of Pain in Dementia, you can learn new ways to give dementia patients a better quality of life through identifying the source of their pain and recommending the most effective treatment options

Pain 2016 Refresher Courses: 16th World Congress on Pain

Claudia L Sommer MD, Steven P Cohen , Michaela Kress , Mark S Wallace

Presented at the 16th World Congress on Pain in Yokohama, Japan, in September 2016, these papers represent the thinking of the world's top pain scientists and clinicians

Pain in the Joints

Serge Perrot and Lars Arendt-Nielsen

A comprehensive overview of joint pain, including its assessment, mechanisms, and treatment options