Scientists reported successful preclinical tests in rats of a new vaccine against heroin addiction. The vaccine targets heroin and its psychoactive breakdown products in the bloodstream, blocking relapse.
Researchers discover how pain fine tunes pain relief. The findings could help further understanding of pain and addiction to opioids.
Researchers have successfully activated the brain's opioid receptors using optogenetics.
A new study addresses the genetics behind why some people seem to be more resistant to addictions than others.
According to a new study, researchers have found that a specific molecule controls morphine receptor signaling in a small group of brain cells.
Researchers report nicotine increases speed codeine converts to morphine in the brain and increases the risk for analgesia dependence.
A new study reports our brains may reward us for looking at pretty faces.
According to a new report, long term use of opioid for pain can increase the risk of patients developing depression.
Researchers reveal a new, promising therapeutic strategy for treating neuropathic pain.