Pain / Anesthetics

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Deadly snake’s unique paralyzing venom may lead to new pain treatments

The unique venom of the blue coral snake, which preys on other venomous snakes, could lead to new pain treatments for humans, researchers say.

Towards a safer epidural anaesthesia for dogs

This new method, although proven efficient in humans, had never been tested in animals until now.

Newly identified compounds in spider venom could help treat chronic pain

Using a new technology to screen venoms from 205 species of spider, researchers identified seven compounds that show promise for the treatment of chronic pain.

Bone cancer pain in dogs relieved by neurotoxin

By the time bone cancer is diagnosed in a pet dog, it is often too late to save the animal’s life. Instead, the goal of treatment is to keep the dog as comfortable and free of pain as possible for as long as possible.

Improved Pain Treatment And Therapy In Dogs Offers Medical Insight For Humans

A Kansas State University professor’s research improving post-surgery pain treatment and osteoarthritis therapy in dogs may help develop better ways to treat humans for various medical conditions…