Mechanisms of pain

@article{Stucky2001MechanismsOP,
  title={Mechanisms of pain},
  author={C. Stucky and M. Gold and X Zhang},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2001},
  volume={98},
  pages={11845 - 11846}
}
  • C. Stucky, M. Gold, X Zhang
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • Persistent or chronic pain is the primary reason people seek medical care, yet current therapies are either inadequate for certain types of pain or cause intolerable side effects. Recently, pain neurobiologists have identified a number of cellular and molecular processes that lead to the initiation and maintenance of pain. Understanding these underlying mechanisms has given significant promise for the development of more effective, more specific pain therapies in the near future. 

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