In pain management news:

Gender is not as significant a factor for determining an individual’s tolerance to chronic pain as previously believed, a new study suggests. Researchers from the University of Malaga, in Spain, conducted a study on 190 men and 210 women with chronic spinal pain to analyze gender differences in the experience of chronic pain. Although initial results seemed to support common ideas that women tolerate pain better than men, researchers found that factors related to psychological resilience were actually more important.

Read the overview from Pain Medicine News here.

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