A drug that blocks the alpha7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor may provide a new method for combating drug addiction relapse, researchers report.
Despite the legalization of same sex marriage in Australia, some people are calling for returning to the debate about "gay conversion therapy". A new paper looks at the history of 'treatments' aimed at 'curing' people of their sexual orientation.
Researchers report medications that boost the effect of naturally produced opioids may be better at reducing anxiety and fear than receptor binding opioids.
A new study reports researchers have discovered a brain mechanism that could be a suitable target to prevent addiction and tolerance to opioids.
Researchers have developed a new compound that selectively targets the brain's analgesic circuitry, but does not trigger potentially lethal side effects like traditional opioids.
Researchers reveal a new, promising therapeutic strategy for treating neuropathic pain.
According to a new report, long term use of opioid for pain can increase the risk of patients developing depression.