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Sex, gender, and pain: a review of recent clinical and experimental findings.
UNLABELLED Sex-related influences on pain and analgesia have become a topic of tremendous scientific and clinical interest, especially in the last 10 to 15 years. Members of our research groupExpand
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The unequal burden of pain: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in pain.
CONTEXT Pain has significant socioeconomic, health, and quality-of-life implications. Racial- and ethnic-based differences in the pain care experience have been described. Racial and ethnicExpand
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An Interdisciplinary Expert Consensus Statement on Assessment of Pain in Older Persons
This paper represents an expert-based consensus statement on pain assessment among older adults. It is intended to provide recommendations that will be useful for both researchers and clinicians.Expand
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GTP cyclohydrolase and tetrahydrobiopterin regulate pain sensitivity and persistence
We report that GTP cyclohydrolase (GCH1), the rate-limiting enzyme for tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4) synthesis, is a key modulator of peripheral neuropathic and inflammatory pain. BH4 is an essentialExpand
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A meta-analytic review of the hypoalgesic effects of exercise.
UNLABELLED The purpose of this article was to examine the effects of acute exercise on pain perception in healthy adults and adults with chronic pain using meta-analytic techniques. Specifically,Expand
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Sex, gender, and pain: Women and men really are different
  • R. Fillingim
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Current review of pain
  • 1 February 2000
Sex-related differences in the experience of both clinical and experimentally induced pain have been widely reported. Specifically, females are at greater risk for developing several chronic painExpand
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Sex differences in the perception of noxious experimental stimuli: a meta-analysis
&NA; Fillingim and Maixner (Fillingim, R.B. and Maixner, W., Pain Forum, 4(4) (1995) 209–221) recently reviewed the body of literature examining possible sex differences in responses toExpand
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The melanocortin-1 receptor gene mediates female-specific mechanisms of analgesia in mice and humans
Sex specificity of neural mechanisms modulating nociceptive information has been demonstrated in rodents, and these qualitative sex differences appear to be relevant to analgesia from κ-opioidExpand
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Recommendations on terminology and practice of psychophysical DNIC testing
a Department of Neurology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel b Department of Diagnostic Sciences, UMDNJ, Newark, NJ, USA c Laboratory of Experimental PainExpand
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Race, ethnicity and pain
The current paper provides a brief overview of research on the effects of race and ethnicity on pain. More specifically, the article reviews the utility of the concepts of race and ethnicity for painExpand
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