Unsatisfied with the subjective system of rating pain on a 1-10 scale, researchers at Columbia University are using a new technology that provides a more precise measure to quantify the therapeutic effects of cannabinoids.

The new technology, known as quantitative sensory testing (QST), has only been used in a few clinical settings such as measuring neuropathic pain, but it is being used by Dr Caroline Arout to develop new approaches for pain medications such as cannabis.

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Hannah Adler

Hannah is a communications professional and early-career researcher in the disciplines of health communication and health sociology. She is a PhD student at Griffith University currently writing a...

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