Can We Break the Link Between Pain and Addiction?

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Author: Yang Yang and Daniel Millard

Opioids are our most effective tool for treating pain, but what if there were a better way to stop pain without relying on addictive substances? To develop a non-addictive painkiller, scientists have been searching for proteins that appear on pain neurons but not in the reward pathway, and this has been no small task.

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