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Doctors and scientists are constantly publishing new finds about chronic pain. These include new medications, breakthrough treatments, alternative treatments, more accurate ways to diagnose chronic pain and the effectiveness of pain treatments.

Who Is Most Likely to Have Chronic Pain: Men or Women?
It's the battle of the sexes: who suffers more from chronic pain, men or women? Recent research explains why there is a difference between the way men and women feel pain.

What You Need to Know About Clinical Research Trials
Have you ever considered being a participant in a pain research study? The National Pain Foundation tells all, including commonly used terms, phases of research and the risks of being a pain study participant.

The Future of Pain Research
What are molecular genetics and trophic factors? A guide of what is up-and-coming in pain control by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

The Arthritis and Chronic Pain Research Institute
Home page of the institute, detailing current research, scientific methods and an FAQ about chronic pain.

Patient Recruitment for Pain Studies - National Institutes of Health
Want to be a participant in clinical trials but don't know where to begin? The National Institutes of Health has put together a page of studies taking place at their facility in Bethesda, Maryland.

The Journal of Pain
Want up-to-the-minute coverage on chronic pain? The Official Journal of the American Pain Society is published monthly, and is viewable in an online text format.

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