There may be a connection between genes involved in the opioid system and feelings of insecurity in romantic relationships, researchers find.
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Opioids after having a tooth pulled don't ease pain any more than over-the-counter medications do. In fact, some patients on opioids reported worse pain.
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A new drug completely kills the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. "This compound is just amazing," says Jayakumar Rajadas.
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A decade-long search for the "sensor" responsible for our ability to feel mechanical pain is finally over. The discovery could lead to new drugs.
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