Pain intensity is controlled by the internal clock

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Claude Gronfier (WAKING CRNL) has just discovered that pain intensity is controlled by the internal circadian clock. The results of his study are published in Brain.

Inès Daguet, Véronique Raverot, Didier Bouhassira and Claude Gronfier. Circadian rhythmicity of pain sensitivity in humans. Brain, 20 juillet 2022. DOI : 10.1093/brain/awac147

This discovery could lead to new approaches for the treatment of pain.

To find out more about the work and the results of the study, read the press release (in french)

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