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'Miracle' Substance--with a Catch

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What may turn out to be the most powerful euphoria-producing, tension-reducing, pain-killing substance yet discovered is beta-endorphin, a compound manufactured right in our own brains [and isolated by a group headed by Choh Hao Li, Ph.D., director of the Hormone Research Laboratory of the University of California in San Francisco].

It began 14 years ago with another discovery, that of an... Login to read more
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