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A Painstaking Approach: Can Anti-NGFs Give Relief To Pharma Pipeline Woes?

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Analgesic drugs have reached a painful point. Unwanted side effects and abuse potential have made existing drug categories such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatories and opioids unappealing prescriptions for patients in chronic pain. But a new class of antibodies that inhibit the crucial protein nerve growth factor could spell relief for millions of chronic pain sufferers - if they can demonstrate safety and efficacy

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