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Chinese Medicine Effective Against Chronic Pain
2014-01-03 09:18:38

It appears that the root of the traditional Chinese medicinal plant corydalis is a key pain-relieving compound.

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UC Irvine pharmacological researchers have discovered that blocking a hormone related to hunger regulation can limit cocaine cravings. Their findings could herald a new approach to overcoming addiction.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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