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Study Gives First Glimpse Of Human Brain's Natural Painkiller System In Action

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July 16, 2001
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A unique experiment that studied chemical activity in the brains of human volunteers while they experienced sustained pain and reported how they felt is providing new insights into the importance of the body's natural painkiller system - and the reasons why each of us experiences pain differently.

ANN ARBOR, MI - A unique experiment that studied chemical activity in the brains of human volunteers while they experienced sustained pain and reported how they felt is providing new insights into the importance of the body's natural painkiller system - and the reasons why each of us experiences pain differently.


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