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Solving the Pain Problem | Research Detectives | Season 1 | Episode 4

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Pain medications are designed to alleviate discomfort, but they come with significant concerns. Addiction, overdose, and side effects all contribute to what we refer to as the “Pain Problem.” In this episode of Research Detectives, we introduce viewers to scientists dedicated to addressing this issue. They are enhancing our understanding of pain science and the mechanisms by which our bodies transmit pain signals. We will also explore the work of researchers who investigate drug cravings and tolerance, aiming to develop pain medications that remain effective without the need for increasing doses.

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