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Key Trigger Of Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms Found

... machinery to compensate for this inhibition. Upon opiate withdrawal, the neurons rebound, becoming hyperactive. The scientists' analysis revealed that a transporter molecule for the neurotransmitter GABA was responsible for the electrical abnormalities that produce a hyperexcitability in the neurons. Neur...

Nicotine triggers the same brain reward circuitry as opiates

...s, nicotine does not directly activate the brain's opiate receptors, but activates the natural opioid reward...id their findings suggest more effective ways that opiate blockers could be used to help smokers quit. In their experiments reported in the June 16, 2005, is...

Opiates Better Than Sedatives For Treating Newborns In Withdrawal

...gold standard for treating newborns suffering from opiate withdrawal. However, new research suggests that op...supportive care only. None of the studies compared opiate treatment with placebo. Of the randomized and "quasi-random" studies analyzed, "the evidence is not...

Researchers discover new route to hemoglobin synthesis

...gold standard for treating newborns suffering from opiate withdrawal. However, new research suggests that op...supportive care only. None of the studies compared opiate treatment with placebo. Of the randomized and "quasi-random" studies analyzed, "the evidence is not...

Opiate cocktail may spare cells from morphine's dark side

... cell--a signaling imbalance that is a hallmark of opiate tolerance and dependence. This suggests that the p...ght of their findings, the authors propose that an opiate cocktail that combines morphine with small doses of methadone would increase the effectiveness of mo...

Hepatitis C complicated by morphine withdrawal

... and epidemiological studies to define the role of opiate abuse in promoting HCV disease. These results suggest that opioid abusers experiencing periods of drug abuse, followed by periods of withdrawal (due to lack of supplies) may lead to immunocompromised liver. These findings further support the need f...

Study highlights new and cheaper way to treat heroin addiction

...world, assessed 235 people requiring treatment for opiate dependency in Edinburgh and found that dihydrocodeine was just as effective as methadone. Dr Roberston, who also works as a GP, added that while there were less restrictions attached to prescribing dihydrocodeine tablets, it is still essential tha...

'Guardian of the genome' protein found to underlie skin tanning

...of b-endorphin, a protein that binds to the body's opiate receptors and may be associated with feelings of pleasure. "Even as p53 is causing skin to tan during sunlight exposure, it may also affect neuronal circuits," Fisher says. "These proteins may provide an explicit link between the regulation of tannin...

Detecting cold, feeling pain: Study reveals why menthol feels fresh

...eral, nervous system, rather than centrally, where opiate receptors act, he says. The finding is a milestone in an investigation the team began several years ago. In 2002, the researchers discovered that the receptor was activated by chemical cooling agents such as menthol, a natural product of mint, and...

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