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Submission + - A broken heart really does hurt, scientists claim. (telegraph.co.uk)

Death Metal writes: "Psychologists at the University of California, Los Angeles say the human body has a gene which connects physical pain sensitivity with social pain sensitivity.

The findings back the common theory that rejection 'hurts' by showing that a gene regulating the body's most potent painkillers — mu-opioids — is involved in socially painful experiences too."

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A broken heart really does hurt, scientists claim.

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