In a provocative new study, scientists reported Wednesday that they were able to "see" pain on brain scans and, for the first time, measure its intensity and tell whether a drug was relieving it. Although the research is in its early stages, it opens the door to a host of possibilities.
Doctors use brain scans to 'see' and measure pain
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