Why Morphine Can Cause Negative Effects


By Molly Clifton

Doctors have never understood why morphine increases pain in some people.

But new research, published in Nature Neuroscience, has identified cells in the spinal cord that may be responsible for some patients experiencing greater pain when doses of morphine are increased.

Researchers say the findings may lead to new strategies to reduce chronic pain and pain after surgery.


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