VANCOUVER, Wash. – Teens ages 14-18 in the Vancouver area are invited to earn $40 in gift cards for participating in a study about how positive emotions affect pain in healthy teens. Parents would get $10 in gift cards to help cover transportation.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer SPOKANE, Wash.—Washington State University researchers have found that people can manage chronic pain and reduce their reliance on opioids through an Internet-based program that teaches non-medical alternatives like increased physical activity, thinking more positively and dealing with emotions.
By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane and Angie Funaiole, Office of Commercialization SPOKANE, Wash. – The ability to measure pain in premature infants could help prevent them from developing tragic disabilities, says a researcher at Washington State University Spokane who just received a $235,000 grant from the state Life Sciences Discovery Fund for his work in […]
SEATTLE – Washington State University research projects about celiac disease-safe wheat and premature infant pain detection are among the ideas to receive $2.9 million in funding from Washington’s Life Sciences Discovery Fund.
By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – When I take my elderly mother to the emergency room, the nurse asks how much pain she is in, on a scale of 1 to 10. There is a chart with pictures of little smiley faces, neutral faces and grimacing […]
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer SPOKANE, Wash. – Americans are in a world of hurt. Nearly one in five U.S. adults are in pain most every day for spells of three months or longer, according to an analysis by Jae Kennedy, professor of health policy and administration at Washington State University Spokane. The estimated […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – Shelley Ensign has become the first certified veterinary pain practitioner (CVPP) at Washington State University and the second veterinary medical professional in the state to earn the certification.