Narcotic painkillers prolong pain in rats, says study

Posted by on May 30, 2016 7:32 pm
Categories: Science

Painkillers paradoxically prolong pain in rats, a study that could have far-reaching effects for humans, new research demonstrates. Roughly 20,000 Americans died in 2015 from overdoses of prescription opioid pain relievers, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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