pain threshold

Study says that Laughter may be the best medicine


September 14th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers from University of Oxford have identified that laughter is the best pain killer. The study identified that laughter helped the body to release chemicals which acts ... Read more...

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Looking at your body can reduce pain


February 11th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Most people prefer to look away when they know something is going to hurt. However, a new research has suggested that watching during a painful procedure such as ... Read more...

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Doctors need not fear redheads, says expert


December 10th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): In a recent study, scientists have found that people with red hair do not bleed any more than other patients, as it was popularly believed.The authors, led by ... Read more...

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Dustin Hoffman ‘is too much of a wimp to play ‘Tootsie’ like woman again’


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): Dustin Hoffman is fondly remembered for his role as a gender-crossing wannabe in the hit movie 'Tootsie', but now he has said that he's too much of a ... Read more...

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Gulf War veterans experience severe muscle pain


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 23 (ANI): Some 100,000 veterans who returned from the Gulf War have reported chronic musculoskeletal pain (CMP) similar to fibromyalgia.A new study from Middleton Memorial Hospital in Madison and the ... Read more...

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Achilles heel of chronic inflammatory pain uncovered


August 18th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): In what could be called the Achilles heel of chronic inflammatory pain, scientists have for the first time discovered that genes involved in chronic pain are regulated by ... Read more...

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‘Man flu’ really does exist


June 20th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Ladies who complain that their men are notorious moaners when they are sick have been proven right, as a new study has claimed that "Man flu" may indeed ... Read more...

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Man flu really does exist


June 9th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Ladies who complain that their men are notorious moaners when they are sick have been proven right, as a new study has claimed that "Man flu" may indeed ... Read more...

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Exercising in groups more beneficial than working out solo


January 7th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Jan 7 (ANI): New research conducted by University of Oxford's Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology suggests that exercising in a group can be more healthy than working out alone.Researchers studied ... Read more...

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Sleep disorder, inflammation linked to heightened pain in arthritis patients


October 29th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): A new study has found that inflammation and sleep problems are associated with increased pain in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients.Researchers from the Division of Rheumatology and Pain Management ... Read more...

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Migraine sufferers more vulnerable to hangover


October 19th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Migraine sufferers may be more vulnerable to an alcohol-induced headache after a night of drinking, according to researchers. Until now, studying the mechanism behind migraine and other forms ... Read more...

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Group training can boost happiness


September 16th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 16 (ANI): Science has proved it: People do better as a team. Researchers from Oxford University have found that team players can tolerate twice as much pain as those who ... Read more...

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Did Yuvraj suffer from back pain? British media sceptical


November 15th, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Yuvraj’s decision to use a runner because of a back injury in Friday’s one-day cricket match against England has been greeted with a degree of cynicism in the ... Read more...

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Maria Sharapova grunts louder than a lawnmower at Wimbledon!


June 27th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): At 103.2 decibels, Maria Sharapova made a racket on the court with grunting at levels to match a pneumatic drill as she played her second round of ... Read more...

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