Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Topic: Prickly Painkiller An experimental plant extract may end intractable pain with a single injection

Topic: Prickly Painkiller An experimental plant extract may end intractable pain with a single injection


Although medicine has advanced far enough to treat basic headaches, strained muscles and the agony of having a cavity filled, inflammatory pain—the kind that results from osteoarthritis, bone cancer and back injuries—has proved to be a far more elusive target. Current remedies, including morphine and other opiates, flood all
the nerves of the body, causing dangerous side effects. More localized
remedies, such as steroid injections, wear off over time. Recently researchers
have begun working with a toxin found in a Moroccan cactuslike plant that may
be able to deliver permanent, local pain relief with a single injection. 
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