THE QUIET SCIENCE THAT MAY SOLVE CHRONIC PAIN

© Getty Images/iStockphoto iStock-1280415854.jpg Chronic pain is one of the world’s most costly medical problems, affecting one in every five people, and one of the most mysterious. In the past two decades, however, discoveries about the crucial role played by glia – a set of nervous system cells once thought to be mere supports for neurons – have rewritten chronic pain sci...

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