Oxycodone pills are one of many opioid-based pharmaceuticals that are on the market. Scientists at University College London found they could alleviate pain in animals with a nasal spray that delivered a natural opioid directly into the brain.Photo: AP

This nasal spray delivers a natural painkiller, offering an alternative to addictive opioids

University researchers in London found they could alleviate pain in animals with the new delivery method

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Oxycodone pills are one of many opioid-based pharmaceuticals that are on the market. Scientists at University College London found they could alleviate pain in animals with a nasal spray that delivered a natural opioid directly into the brain.Photo: AP
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