What’s the future of pain relief?
13 Sep 2016
What’s the future of pain relief?

Over-the-counter meds are used for everything from headaches to hangovers. But research suggests that we might be addicted, and some governments are taking action to curb abuse. How might regulation, technological advances and natural remedies transform the market for pain relief?

Anthony Dickenson

Anthony Dickenson, professor of neuroscience, physiology and pharmacology at University College London

James Zandina

James Zadina, professor of medicine, pharmacology and neuroscience at Tulane University School of Medicine.

Darren Loucaides

Darren Loucaides is a travel writer and music critic for the BBC. He’s lived and travelled in Italy, the Middle East and Latin America, and has become obsessed with the parallels between cultural and political trends.