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Pain

New insights into pancreatitis

Common condition with no treatment -- what next?Credit: Flinders University These findings validate the significance of the previously described first threshold - the point when the damage to the acinar cells of the pancreas is…

How to talk about death and dying

Taking taboo from those dreaded conversationsCredit: Flinders University Our reluctance to think, talk or communicate about death is even more pronounced when we deal with others' loss compared to our own, new research finds, but…

How can we help victims of torture?

Chronic pain may complicate mental health treatment Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, affects many people who are exposed to extreme situations, such as torture. Recent research suggests that chronic pain may make it more difficult…