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Activating Two Receptors Along Chemical Pathways May Provide Pain Relief at a Lower Opioid Dose

Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine
A team of researchers at Johns Hopkins have found that activating nerve cell receptors along two chemical pathways — one that has previously been linked to how the brain senses "itch" — may improve pain relief when combined with conventional ways to blunt pain using opioid drugs, such as morphine.
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