pain

23andMe and Grünenthal to Study the Genetics of Pain

May 03, 2017
Scientists with 23andMe and Grünenthal are collaborating on the largest of its kind research study to better understand the complexities of pain, chronic pain, and role genetics plays.
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Genetics found to influence risk of chronic pain and depression

August 23, 2016
Your genetics, whether your partner suffers from chronic pain and the environment you share with your partner, all contribute to your own risk for having the condition, according to a...
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What Patients Say Works for Fibromyalgia

July 24, 2013
For the live-updated, fully-labelled, interactive version of this infographic, click here. By Alexandra Carmichael, Co-Founder of CureTogether In a surprising finding, patients who live with the painful disorder fibromyalgia have...
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SNPwatch: Common Genetic Variant Linked to Chronic Pain

November 22, 2010
If you’ve ever stubbed your toe, given yourself a paper cut, or burned yourself on a hot stove, you’re very familiar with the intense — but temporary — feelings of...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variants Associated with Risk of Paget’s Disease of Bone Identified

May 19, 2010
Aching joints and bones aren’t always just a normal part of aging.   For some, they are a symptom of Paget’s disease of bone (PDB), a condition that affects more...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variation In Morphine Receptor May Play A Part In Coping With Social Rejection

August 13, 2009
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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SNPwatch: Researchers Find Link Between Red Hair and Avoiding The Dentist

August 11, 2009
Redheads might have a better excuse than the rest of us for avoiding the dentist. For several years now scientists have known that the same genetic variations that give redheads...
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