Opioid Meds Act on Different Receptors Than Body’s Opioids

In a new study, researchers discovered that pharmaceutical opioids produce their effects by binding to receptors inside neurons; this is contrary to previous theories that these drugs acted only on the same surface receptors as the body’s natural endogenous opioids.

Read more: https://psychcentral.com/news/2018/05/13/opioid-meds-act-on-different-receptors-than-bodys-opioids/135325.html

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