October 4, 2018NIH deputy director addresses ways to combat opioid crisis
NIH research initiative aims to combat public health crisis of opioid misuse
October 11, 2017Acupuncture could ease women’s vulvar pain
Health care professionals don’t know how to treat vulvodynia
October 13, 2015Lung cancer patients receive more radiation than recommended
Unnecessary treatments mean increased cost, needless hospital trips
February 27, 2015Heightened social pain in depression tied to pain perception
Physical, emotional pain colored by neurochemical mechanism
November 26, 2013Research seeks to ease pain in dying cancer patients
Computer app allows hospice patients to report symptoms
May 22, 2013Seven UIC students named Schweitzer Fellows
Underserved communities to benefit from year-long service learning programs
February 12, 2013Pinpointing pain
Diana Wilkie can’t alleviate all the suffering in people’s lives, but she’s working to reduce their physical pain.
December 5, 2012Evolution of naked mole-rats may offer clues to pain relief
Naked mole-rats evolved to thrive in an acidic environment that other mammals, including humans, would find intolerable. How these rodents adapted to this environment may offer clues to pain relief for humans and other animals, UIC researchers say.