Child health psychologists offer research-based strategies to prepare kids for pain-free and distress-free COVID-19 testing.
New research suggests people who are experiencing physical pain are willing to spend more money than they otherwise would.
Lockdowns have a key role in controlling COVID-19 but we must be aware of the risks of isolating people who are vulnerable to suicidal distress.
The SARS-CoV-2 virus usually infects the body via the ACE2 protein. But there is another entry point that allows the virus to infect the nervous system and block pain perception.
A new study of how stinging tree venom causes intense agony may help uncover new ways to manage pain.
A new silicone 'skin' contains electronics that mimic the human body's lightning-fast response to pain, potentially paving the way for smart prosthetics that can detect painful sensations.
These strategies for easing needle pain and fear make vaccinations and other injections easier for parents and children. They are simple and helpful for all ages, from infants to adults.
Have you ever felt a piercing pain in your head when you eat something cold?
Your regular check-up will need to be postponed. But if you're in acute pain, dentists may still be able to treat you. Here's what's allowed and what's not.
A new study aims to understand how thoughts and feelings influence pain.
Whether you're a human, a dog or even a horse – how you handle pain will depend on how emotionally stable and guarded you are.
A new study shows that stress, fatigue, and even feelings of injustice are felt more strongly by those who have been suffering from chronic pain for three or more months.
What can we learn about cats from their faces?
It's often said that "bad posture" can cause neck pain but science seems to indicate that other factors might be at play.
Women with endometriosis pay an average of $1,200 in out-of-pocket health costs a year. When you add lost wages and productivity, the costs add up to $30,000 per sufferer every year.
Your doctor might be more interested in having a "pain conversation".
A sociologist spent over a year interviewing black, white and Latino residents of a declining coal town in central Pennsylvania, plumbing the sources of their political disillusionment.
Not a single trial has investigated the best painkillers to use for children with cancer.
People with fibromyalgia live with chronic pain all over their body. And not all treatments work for everyone.
Many of the gels, toys or therapies recommended to help kids through teething may be dangerous. So, what's a parent to do?