Targeting brain cells to alleviate neuropathic pain

August 8th, 2016 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Chronic neuropathic pain -- caused by nerve damage as a result of an injury, surgery or a debilitating disease like diabetes or cancer -- could be greatly reduced in animals when the injury is treated targeting microglia brain cells within a few days, say scientists. This research will help in the quest to help the more than 1 million Americans afflicted with this chronic pain.
Source: Care Giving Science Daily

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