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Using an Old Drug to Trick the Immune System into Healing Itself

Speaker

Stephen Dickson BSC (hons) MRPharmS

Covering the historical uses, background, and complex issues surrounding Naltrexone. A more in-depth review and discussion of evidence published in The LDN Book. This lecture gives a background to health professionals in the complex interacting biological pathways involved in using Naltrexone in autoimmune diseases and cancer.

Session Learning Objective: 

Describe where Naltrexone came from, understand the opioid signalling pathway, understand the immune cells affected by opioids.

Session Outline: 

Naltrexone, history and current pharmacological uses