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Orange County Rehab 449Recovery speaks out against opiate addiction. San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2012 According to a story released on the New
Opioid-based painkillers, such as morphine, have been the standard treatment of postoperative and chronic cancer pain for over 200 years. Two new studies show that opioid drugs may stimulate the spread and growth of tumors!
Dealing with Rising Rates of Oxycodone Abuse New York, NY (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 New York physician Dr.
Scientists have for the first time determined the three-dimensional atomic structure of a human opioid receptor, a molecule on the surface of brain cells that binds to opioids and is centrally involved in pleasure, pain, addiction, depression, psychosis, and related conditions.
At the molecular level, drugs like salvinorin A (the active ingredient of the hallucinogenic plant Salvia divinorum) work by activating specific proteins, known as receptors, in the brain and body.
Opioid drugs used to relieve pain in postoperative and chronic cancer patients may stimulate the growth and spread of tumors.