Connecting you with the University of Missouri’s innovative research and creative activity

Articles Tagged with opioids

There are no articles that matched your search criteria.

Audio and Video Tagged with opioids

Chemical Synergy: Exploring Opioid and Cannabinoid Effects on Appetite

From an interview with Matt Will, Assistant Professor of Psychological Sciences

Another recent project explores how opioids and cannabinoids, two naturally occurring neurochemicals that are mimicked by drugs of abuse, cooperate in the brain to increase appetite. He explains that “studying them both and how they act together in synergistic fashion” is an important step toward understanding how to curtail the negative dietary habits mediated by cannabinoids.