Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 14:18
Scientists have created at least five new experimental substances, based on a tiny protein found in cone snail venom, that could someday lead to the development of safe and effective oral medications for treatment of chronic nerve pain.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 15:14
A "pandemic of over-regulation" of opioid-based painkillers such as morphine and fentanyl means billions of cancer patients around the world suffer intolerable pain, researchers said on Thursday.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 11:19
Using large and frequent doses of the common pain-killer codeine may actually produce heightened sensitivity to pain, without the same level of relief offered by morphine, according to a new research.
Last Updated: Monday, January 07, 2013, 13:20
Researchers are closer to finding out the reason why certain adults and children’s pain gets worse when they treated with morphine.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 04, 2012, 13:39
Venom from black mamba, which can kill a person within half an hour, could actually be a painkiller at par with morphine, researchers say.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2012, 13:24
In a major breakthrough, scientists have shown that it is possible to block addiction to morphine and heroin, while boosting relief from pain.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 12:59
There is new hope for drug addicts as Australian scientists claim to have made a discovery that could cure heroin and morphine addictions.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 08, 2012, 18:06
A discovery could boost morphine`s effectiveness to treat severe pain.