Tag Archives: Pain

Males and females react differently to the same pain

It’s no secret that men and women are different. Diane Halpern, Ph.D., past president of the American Psychological Association, wrote an academic text, “Sex Differences in Cognitive Abilities.” Bruce Goldman, science writer at Stanford,1 reported in the preface to the first edition that:2 “At the time, it seemed clear to me that any between-sex differences… Read More »

Morphine Substitute – What To Expect In The New Pain Medication?

The leading therapies for acute and chronic pain are morphine-based drugs, but they can be highly addictive. The misuse contributes annually to thousands of overdose deaths in the United States. Motor dysfunction and potentially lethal respiratory depression may be caused by them. Over time, patients also build up tolerance, raising the likelihood of misuse and… Read More »