Thanks, in part, to the generous support of the NIHCM, this month we are releasing four special episodes on Opioids. We hope you enjoy them. This week’s episode:
The Science of Opioids – How do opioids work? We look at the physiological processes that let opioids produce their effects in human bodies.
For those of you who want to read more:
- The Science of Opioid Addiction
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- Lemke T, Williams A. Foye’s principles of medicinal chemistry. 7th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2013.
- Sherwood L, Human physiology: from cells to systems. 7th ed. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole; 2010.