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Heroin addiction treatment shoots up   
Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Produced by Sean Jelinek

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A study revealing a new way to treat those addicted to heroin, morphine, and other opioids has come out of a joint effort between The University of Adelaide, and University of Colorado.

The research has revealed that the drug (+)-naloxone can be used to change the effect opioids have on the immune system. Sean Jelinek spoke with University of Adelaide researcher and author of the study, Doctor Mark Hutchison, and asked him exactly what he and his colleagues have discovered…

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Dr Mark Hutchison

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