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Intraoperative methadone offers promise to reduce need for pain medications during recovery

Intraoperative methadone offers promise to reduce need for pain medications during recovery

Medication-assisted treatment reduces negative health outcomes for pregnant women with OUD

Medication-assisted treatment reduces negative health outcomes for pregnant women with OUD

Study finds depression and SUD to be strongest risk factors for prescription opioid overdose

Study finds depression and SUD to be strongest risk factors for prescription opioid overdose

Study reveals that 25% of women with prenatal opioid addiction are not being treated

Study reveals that 25% of women with prenatal opioid addiction are not being treated

Cannabis use may impact treatment in women undergoing addiction therapy, study suggests

Cannabis use may impact treatment in women undergoing addiction therapy, study suggests

Opioid users treated in compulsory drug detention centre more likely to relapse, study shows

Opioid users treated in compulsory drug detention centre more likely to relapse, study shows

New study to explore link between sleep and chronic pain

New study to explore link between sleep and chronic pain

Study finds increasing incidence of hospitalizations for prescription opioid poisonings in children and teens

Study finds increasing incidence of hospitalizations for prescription opioid poisonings in children and teens

Mass incarceration of drug users leads to high levels of HIV, tuberculosis and hepatitis among prisoners

Mass incarceration of drug users leads to high levels of HIV, tuberculosis and hepatitis among prisoners

Researchers use wristband sensors to detect how opioid users in emergency room reacted to dosages

Researchers use wristband sensors to detect how opioid users in emergency room reacted to dosages

Short-term use of opioids implicated in protracted pain, new study finds

Short-term use of opioids implicated in protracted pain, new study finds

Brief opioid exposure can cause increase in chronic pain

Brief opioid exposure can cause increase in chronic pain

First buprenorphine implant for opioid dependence treatment gets FDA approval

First buprenorphine implant for opioid dependence treatment gets FDA approval

Naltrexone injections could reduce risk of relapse among opioid dependent individuals

Naltrexone injections could reduce risk of relapse among opioid dependent individuals

Opioids could be dangerous, deadly at high doses

Opioids could be dangerous, deadly at high doses

FDA announces required class-wide safety labeling changes for IR opioid pain medications

FDA announces required class-wide safety labeling changes for IR opioid pain medications

Orexigen Therapeutics, Valeant Pharmaceuticals sign distribution agreement for Mysimba

Orexigen Therapeutics, Valeant Pharmaceuticals sign distribution agreement for Mysimba

New vaccine strategy may curb addiction, prevent fatal overdoses

New vaccine strategy may curb addiction, prevent fatal overdoses

Buprenorphine superior to methadone in reducing duration of treatment for babies born in drug withdrawal

Buprenorphine superior to methadone in reducing duration of treatment for babies born in drug withdrawal

New data shows opioid overdose deaths hit record levels in 2014

New data shows opioid overdose deaths hit record levels in 2014