Study: Link between genes and intense pain
Dr. Cathleen London weighs in
- Duration 2:54
- Date Apr 13, 2012
Dr. Cathleen London weighs in
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Know that women can handle -- so much better than men.
Right time I have seen him labor a number of times and I would agree with you really -- anecdotally however a major new study.
Is telling us about it.
And really interesting discovery about how we handle pain and it doesn't really come down to gender at all.
In fact it really comes down to genes according to the study doctor London is with us and you can weigh in document in Mike about the winning vs men but what is it what is this -- really tell us.
As I believe it was Kennedy who said today if thousand men had that deliver babies abortion would be a sacrament.
Sound up so well we win and handle -- better.
This study actually look we know the pain is very very complicated that we've got sort of your local area -- my arm hurts right when it's getting injured.
To what happens on -- spinal level to interpretation of pain in the brain and all of these together.
But how we treat pain and how people feel pain.
And you know for treatments the main things that we -- -- analgesics and looking at chronic pains when you look at -- -- as or post surgery pain.
Are there any ways that we can attack it differently and why some people respond better to medication and others -- set us up on that last.
Why because if anyone has had pain medication prescribed to them EDS and give us say hey this -- it came indication worked great for me.
And others say I'm that it worked for me at all and still a lot of pain -- activists in this city give us an insight as to to why that would be -- It's not so much because this study was looking more at the actual.
And most of our in OZ is X work on that interpretation of reining in.
Pain in your brain so that this is looking at what else can we develop so they there are some ball who in the -- -- sector this.
XP to accept when we get -- right are missing a part of the precept or pour interceptor and those people.
Don't have the same amount -- chronic pain and inflammation.
And they've seen -- -- arthritis so this study actually took mice and knocked that portion of the interceptor out.
And indeed those mice had less pain.
-- then further went and were able to block this core.
A drug -- and the same thing these these mice had less pain so this is a hopeful.
In the development of new drugs that target just the section of interceptor.
Can we give people pain relief with outside of fact I -- -- great.
Eileen about thirty more seconds here but you did this do you think this is on the path towards more designer drugs -- Apple's really developed for.
Simmons genetics absolutely that we can look and see.
Gee you've got this pattern we can give you this medication and it's gonna work better free -- Which would be amazing it's the hopefully the future of Madison strangest -- in addition there so far only in -- this is a very limited study but one that we thought was we're talking about Sakhalin and I can see you again very nice city thanks for having -- thank you for joining us we'll be right back.