All pain

acupuncture

October 11, 2017

Acupuncture could ease women’s vulvar pain

Health care professionals don’t know how to treat vulvodynia

x-ray of Pulmonary Hypertension

October 13, 2015

Lung cancer patients receive more radiation than recommended

Unnecessary treatments mean increased cost, needless hospital trips

February 27, 2015

Heightened social pain in depression tied to pain perception

Physical, emotional pain colored by neurochemical mechanism

holding hands

November 26, 2013

Research seeks to ease pain in dying cancer patients

Computer app allows hospice patients to report symptoms

Triniece Pearson

May 22, 2013

Seven UIC students named Schweitzer Fellows

Underserved communities to benefit from year-long service learning programs

IV taped to hand

February 12, 2013

Pinpointing pain

Diana Wilkie can’t alleviate all the suffering in people’s lives, but she’s working to reduce their physical pain.

Hands holding naked mole-rat

December 5, 2012

Evolution 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.