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Roche scientist honored with 2009 Meienhofer Award for excellence in peptide chemistry

Roche scientist honored with 2009 Meienhofer Award for excellence in peptide chemistry

Research study sheds light on mechanisms of pain alteration in infancy and adolescence

Research study sheds light on mechanisms of pain alteration in infancy and adolescence

Rutgers University Professor receives $3.5 million MERIT Award from NIH

Rutgers University Professor receives $3.5 million MERIT Award from NIH

Endorphins, personality, and inheritance

Endorphins, personality, and inheritance

Laughter improves health

Laughter improves health

Wrist acupuncture prevents postoperative nausea and vomiting

Wrist acupuncture prevents postoperative nausea and vomiting

Opioid antagonists show potential for problematic pain

Opioid antagonists show potential for problematic pain

Naltrexone can reduce relapse rates among alcohol-dependence patients

Naltrexone can reduce relapse rates among alcohol-dependence patients

Low to moderate drinking releases 'feel-good' endorphins in the brain, not heavy drinking

Low to moderate drinking releases 'feel-good' endorphins in the brain, not heavy drinking

Opioid antagonists help pain management

Opioid antagonists help pain management

Joyful music has a healthy effect on blood vessel function

Joyful music has a healthy effect on blood vessel function

Specific gene may make women more susceptible to alcoholism

Specific gene may make women more susceptible to alcoholism

Researchers show brain can protect against cancer

Researchers show brain can protect against cancer

Big differences in depressed brains

Big differences in depressed brains

The risks of indoor tanning to women

The risks of indoor tanning to women

Anticipation of laughter reduces levels of stress hormones

Anticipation of laughter reduces levels of stress hormones

More doctors prescribe exercise to treat depression

More doctors prescribe exercise to treat depression

Gene therapy for pain

Gene therapy for pain

Gene therapy promises relief from chronic pain

Gene therapy promises relief from chronic pain

A genetic influence on alcohol addiction found - lack of endorphin

A genetic influence on alcohol addiction found - lack of endorphin