Chronic Pain Research Finds Mouse Microglia Mediate Pain Sensitivity After Stress

OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY | January 15, 2019

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Chronic pain is a multifaceted disorder that causes profound disability worldwide, affecting more than 1.5 billion people. It has long been known that psychological stress contributes to adverse chronic pain outcomes in patients, but it is unclear how this is initiated or amplified by stress. Now, researchers from Ohio State University have published results showing that the activation of microglia in the mouse spinal cord is responsible for increased pain sensitivity in response to stress.

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