Researchers Might Have a Way to Beat Heroin Addiction

Researchers Might Have a Way to Beat Heroin Addiction

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brainMorphine is just about the best painkiller out there, as any doctor or any person who’s ever been in an accident will tell you. There’s just one small problem—it’s incredibly addictive. But thanks to some researchers from the University of Colorado and the University of Adelaide, we may have outsmarted that propensity for dependency.

(READ the full story in Gizmodo.com)

COMMENTS

  1. Interesting concept. As a paramedic I’ve treated opiate OD’s for years with Narcan and know that with significant ingestion often an IV drip is required in the ED to keep the drug at a therapeutic level. It would be interesting to see how using this in someone who is addicted and withdrawing would work.