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19 October 2010

Love is nature's painkiller

In a study involving a group of lovelorn undergrads, researchers discovered that high-octane romantic love might be a natural analgesic.

In a study involving a group of lovelorn Stanford undergrads, researchers discovered that high-octane romantic love might be a natural analgesic.

"This gives us some insight into potential ways of further probing and ultimately translating that into treatment for pain," added Mackey, who is chief of the pain management division at Stanford University School of Medicine.

The study

 
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