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Yale Team Discovers Unexpected Source of Diabetic Neuropathic Pain

Researchers from Yale and the West Haven Veterans Affairs Medical Center have published findings in the Journal of Neuroscience describing how changes in the structure of dendritic spines are associated with pain in laboratory rats with diabetes. Dendritic spines are microscopic projections on the receiving branches of nerve calls. This study “reveals that these dendritic spines contribute to the sensation of pain in diabetes”, says Andrew Tan, associate research scientist and lead author of the study.  READ MORE from BizCommunity or READ MORE from Journal of Neuroscience

Source: BizCommunity; Journal of Neuroscience