Early pain identification & holistic care cut opioid use

Duke health's pain & wellness: Leading population health approach.

Ketamine effect influenced by opioid pathways, differing by sex

Sex influences opioid-mediated ketamine responses in rats.

Genetic and environmental risks in opioid use disorder

Genetic and non-genetic predictors of opioid dependency.

Physicians who prescribe opioid treatments inspire others to do the same

Buprenorphine adoption in ED for opioid disorder patients.

OxyContin marketing linked to hepatitis and heart valve infections

OxyContin's marketing campaign led to a rise in infectious diseases.

The pathway of opioid drugs into cellular structures

Opioid drugs penetrate cells, resulting high efficacy and side effects.

Buprenorphine used to treat Fentanyl distress produces few adverse reactions

Buprenorphine helps relieve opioid withdrawal symptoms and cravings.

Study uncovers a brain circuit involved in opioid addiction and relapse

Breakthrough in understanding Fentanyl abuse.

The AI-based tool may help diagnose opioid addiction earlier

The tool diagnose Opioid use disorder on average 14.4 months earlier than it was diagnosed clinically.

Probiotics can reduce morphine tolerance in mice

Prolonged exposure to opioids results in analgesic tolerance, drug overdose, and death. The mechanism underlying morphine analgesic tolerance remains unresolved. In a new study by...

Opioid injection could lead to substantial rise in bacterial heart infections

An investigation of individuals who infuse drugs found a critical increment in the risk of infective endocarditis, a genuine disease of the covering of...

Americans are now more likely to die of an opioid overdose than on the road

According to a new report on preventable deaths from the National Safety Council, opioid overdose is the leading cause of death in the U.S. This is for...

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