In the November/december 2014 issue, discover our special feature called "Pain : Soon under control ?". Published every two months, Inserm’s Science&Santé magazine illustrates discoveries, debates and issues from the ever-evolving field of biomedical research.
Some 30% of the French population suffers from chronic pain. It may be mild or intolerable, transient or permanent, focal or all over. Whatever the case, it poisons everyday life. We meet the people who are combating this scourge and who are researching the treatments of the future. A series of promising new channels are giving day-to-day sufferers hope.