Have you ever dipped your toe into a hot bath and felt a flash of icy cold just before you realize that its really burning?
I'm not a math person. Anytime I have to deal with numbers, let alone solve an actual math problem ‑‑ which, thankfully, is not often ‑‑ it's almost painful.
Unlike the mice and common rats used to test drugs and chemicals in labs, naked mole rats are hard to infect with disease.
Find out how pain travels along the body's complex nerve highway.
Messages of touch trigger the release of a chemical called GABA, which diminishes the intensity of the outgoing message.
Most people know illnesses like intestinal upsets can be caused by bacteria. They don't link bacteria with an illness like multiple sclerosis.
Scientists have found that mindfulness meditation, known as "Samatha Meditation," could be reducing the pain that people experience.
When you bite into a pepper you feel a burning sensation on your tongue. How does this happen.
Have you ever had a toothache and could not figure out which tooth was actually hurting? Frustrating right? Learn about the elusive toothache.
Did you know that around 20% of kids missed school last year because of back pain caused by backpacks?