Imagine Being Unable to Feel Pain
The Marsili family has come under the spotlight for a good reason – their inability to feel pain. The family can tell the difference between hot and cold, sharp and dull, but cannot tell when they’re being burnt. This is due to a mutation of a gene in the family.
Researchers are keen to find out more about this gene mutation and resultant insensitivity to pain, in hopes of discovering a new way to treat chronic pain.
Read more here:”This Italian Family Feels No Pain”