Jeffrey Mogil, Co-senior Author Of The Study And Director Of The Alan Edwards Centre For Research On Pain At Mcgill University, Told Cbs News.

The research was conducted by teams from McGill University, The Hospital for Sick Children, and Duke University. Chronic pain affects more people than any other health problem — more than cancer, heart disease and diabetes combined — according to the American Academy of Pain Medicine . Understanding the gender differences in the biology of pain from the earliest stages will increase the chance that much-needed new therapies, which can cost millions of dollars to develop, will be successful in human trials and make it to the market. “If you’re doing drug development and you want to understand the biology of pain to develop new analgesics, it looks like there are two biologies to be found, not one.” Dr. Jeffrey Mogil, co-senior author of the study and Director of the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain at McGill University, told CBS News. “We’ve been working on one of them and that actually turns out to be the less clinically relevant one,” he added, “given that the majority of chronic pain patients are actually women.” According to the most recent CDC health statistics , women are more likely to experience several kinds of pain than men, especially in the head and back. Women were twice as likely to experience migraines or severe headaches, or pain in the face or jaw, than men. The reasons for the disparity may involve a complex mesh of factors from social and environmental to biological and medical treatment differences. Researching both sexes as thoroughly as possible could help narrow down the reasons.

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