How the body responds to pain: Groundbreaking research

The bodies of mammals, including humans, respond to injury by releasing endogenous opioids - compounds that mitigate acute pain. A team of researchers led by those at the University of Kentucky has uncovered groundbreaking new information about how the body responds to traumatic injury with the development of a surprisingly long-lasting opioid mechanism of natural chronic pain control...
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