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Unique genetic mutation found in family that doesn't feel pain

Scientists have isolated a genetic mutation that appears to render an Italian family unable to feel ...

Unpleasant as it is, pain serves an important function by telling us that something is wrong. But for people suffering from chronic pain conditions, the message is blaring constantly, and conventional painkillers aren't all that effective. Now, a new hope for relief might have been found in the strange case of an Italian family, who all have a Genetic Mutation that makes them feel almost no pain at all.

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Category: Biology

Tags:
  • Chronic
  • Genetics
  • Mice
  • Pain
  • University College London
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