UTD Researchers Link High-Fat Diets with Chronic Pain in Mice

by | Nov 21, 2022
“This study indicates you don’t need obesity to trigger pain; you don’t need diabetes; you don’t need a pathology or injury at all," says UTD researcher Dr. Michael Burton. "Eating a high-fat diet for a short period of time is enough." The finding could lead to further research on the impact of high-fat diets on chronic pain, a key component of the opioid epidemic—and potentially pharmacological solutions.
DFW Research Roundup: Stronger Bones, New PACCAR Chief, Defense Grant
by | Sep 8, 2017
Researchers from across Dallas-Fort Worth are doing remarkable work in a variety of fields. Here are a few examples from the areas of health, technology, and defense.