Novel compound to alleviate pain and itch discovered

07:12 EST 1 Dec 2016 | Science Daily

A possible drug candidate that suppresses pain and itch in animal models has been discovered by researchers. Their new approach also reduces the potential for drug abuse and avoids the most common side effects--sedation and anxiety--of drugs designed to target the nervous system's kappa opioid receptors (KORs).

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