Tag: "narcotics" at biology news
Brain differences could explain why males and females experience pain relief differently
...and is responsible for the sensation of pain. Both narcotics
and analgesics work by acting on these brain regions. Interestingly, while thousands of studies have been conducted examining the role of the PAG and the RVM in pain and analgesia, these studies were conducted exclusively in males. The study by Murp...
Minimally Invasive Cancer Treatments Highlighted
... and can cause terrible pain that is unrelieved by narcotics
and other standard pain treatments. These treatments could benefit many of the 100,000 people who develop bone metastasis in the United States each year. Heating (RFA) or freezing (cryoplasty) the tumor kills the tumor and nerve endings in the vicini...
Searching the depths of the straits of Florida for disease cures
...y. Later, it became a notorious stopping point for narcotics
smugglers, though regular patrols have all but eliminated that reputation. Though only about 50 miles from the Florida Keys, the Cay Sal Bank remains remote and relatively pristine because would-be visitors must clear customs on inhabited islands suc...
PET/MRI scans may help unravel mechanisms of prenatal drug damage
...therapeutic drugs, such as administering synthetic narcotics
to pregnant women following surgical procedures pe...ngenital malformations, the mother is treated with narcotics
for pain--and anesthesiologists are relying on the mother transferring the pain medication to the fe...