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Migraine Pain App Wins 1st Place in U-M Tech Challenge

February 7, 2013

Ann Arbor, MI — February 7, 2013 — A pain application that allows persons suffering from migraine headaches and facial pain to precisely record the location of the pain in real time on an iPhone or iPad, as well as quantify the intensity and impact of the pain, has won first prize in a University …

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Electric Stimulation of Brain Releases Powerful, Opiate-Like Painkiller

January 14, 2013

University of Michigan School of Dentistry researchers, collaborating with colleagues at other universities, have discovered that a small dose of electricity on certain regions in the brain of patients with severe facial pain may stimulate powerful painkillers in the body to mitigate the pain. Read more…