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Key Enzyme (STORR) Used To Synthesize Morphine Identified By Scientists At University of York, In England

Chemical & Engineering News — Plant Biology: Fusion protein paves way to making opioids in microbes

For years, researchers have been unable to identify an enzyme that the opium poppy Papaver somniferum uses to synthesize morphine. 126 more words

Science

Chronic Pain: The OTHER Side Effect

Sufferers of chronic pain deal with any number of side effects.  These side effects can be caused by the pain itself, a disease or medical condition that causes pain, or the medications used to treat the pain and conditions.   1,373 more words

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Shoe mecca and opioids

Today I visited mecca.

Ladies, that is a shoecase. A showcase for shoes. And it was glorious.

Mervi is a well renowned Professor of gynecology at Univeristy of Helsinki. 424 more words

Naloxone Continues Reversing Opioid Overdoses, Study Shows

Originally published on Forbes in June 2015.

As the medical community continues searching for ways to curb opioid-related deaths through treatment and management, the pharmaceutical industry proceeds with pushing for naloxone, a generic drug also known as Narcan — and the results are paying off. 70 more words

Health

The War On Pain Meds: What Happened to "DO NO HARM"?

Ok, now I’m really starting to “get it” into my head about this “war on pain meds” issue. My General Practitioner or my “GP” left abruptly, last December 2014. 5,164 more words

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