Painkillers that don’t kill | Curio

Painkillers that don’t kill

20 mins | Mar 22, 2022

Is pain relief taking a new direction? Opioid overdose deaths have taken over 600,000 lives in Northern America. And efforts to design replacement drugs have run aground because of a fundamental misunderstanding of the nature of pain. But, as Cathryn Jakobson Ramin explores, scientists are now closer to designing safer, more targeted pain drugs to replace opioids.

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