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Could Botox Cousin Combat the Opioid Epidemic?

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FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A modified type of botulinum toxin -- botox -- gave mice long-term pain relief and may someday be a safer alternative to opioids as a treatment for chronic pain, according to British researchers. They "deconstructed" the botulinum molecule and reassembled it with an opioid called dermorphin. The resulting [...]