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The Brain's Fear Center Also Contains an Off Switch for Pain

News   May 19, 2020 | Original story from Duke University

 
The Brain's Fear Center Also Contains an Off Switch for Pain

Neuron cells in the central amygdala of a mouse brain. Red, magenta and yellow cells (but not green or blue) are parts of a collection of neurons called the CeAga that has potent pain-suppression abilities. Credit: Fan Wang Lab, Duke University

 
 
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