In a study published on July 25 in Journal of Neuroscience, the team explains how a protein previously implicated in neuron growth and cell adhesion is also critical for the development of pain sensitization.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic copies of a popular, pricey pill for nerve pain.
As obesity increases in aging Western populations, frailty—which is exacerbated by obesity—is becoming a greater health concern and a major healthcare cost.
Foam rolling has become increasingly popular in recent years. However, scientific evidence supporting its health benefits is still scarce, says Dr Christian Baumgart, a German expert on performance diagnostics and exercise science at the University of Wuppertal, Germany.
An in-home exercise program reduced subsequent falls in high-risk seniors by 36%, according the results of a 12-month clinical trial.