Okayama – Researchers at Okayama University describe in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences the effect of clodronate on the regulation of adenosine triphosphate release and its potential as a drug for the treatment of chronic pain.  The compound has few side effects and may also be effective for treating other medical conditions including diabetes.

Typical drugs for treating chronic pain — a condition estimated to affect 20 – 25% of the world’s population — often cause serious side effects such as stomach problems, kidney failure or addiction.  Now, a team of researchers led by Yuri Kato and Takaaki Miyaji from Okayama U…
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