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Morphine is an extremely potent opiate analgesic psychoactive drug and is considered to be the prototypical opioid. In clinical medicine, morphine is regarded as the gold standard, or benchmark, of analgesics used to relieve severe or agonizing pain and suffering.
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

Researchers design first light-activated drug for treatment of pain

Researchers design first light-activated drug for treatment of pain

Six important things to know about opioid crisis

Six important things to know about opioid crisis

Research findings offer potential explanation for opioid-induced itching

Research findings offer potential explanation for opioid-induced itching

Medications that increase effect of natural brain opioids may be better way to reduce anxiety

Medications that increase effect of natural brain opioids may be better way to reduce anxiety

Researchers discover new way to develop painkillers without harmful side effects

Researchers discover new way to develop painkillers without harmful side effects

Sex differences in microglia activity affect pain treatment, study finds

Sex differences in microglia activity affect pain treatment, study finds

Researchers explore how G-protein-coupled receptors and arrestin form complexes

Researchers explore how G-protein-coupled receptors and arrestin form complexes

Scientists unravel novel protein catalysts that can direct biosynthesis of hapalindole-type alkaloids

Scientists unravel novel protein catalysts that can direct biosynthesis of hapalindole-type alkaloids

Researchers discover that existing anti-gout drug can reduce severity of opioid withdrawal symptoms

Researchers discover that existing anti-gout drug can reduce severity of opioid withdrawal symptoms

Brain response patterns to rewards may be influenced by gene variants affecting pain sensitivity

Brain response patterns to rewards may be influenced by gene variants affecting pain sensitivity

Analgesic effects of opioids can be mediated via immune cells

Analgesic effects of opioids can be mediated via immune cells

Risky opioid prescribing rates drop after new VA initiative, study finds

Risky opioid prescribing rates drop after new VA initiative, study finds

PinnacleHealth’s initiative helps reduce opioid prescriptions in primary care setting

PinnacleHealth’s initiative helps reduce opioid prescriptions in primary care setting

Researchers report supportive care for cancer patients remains insufficient

Researchers report supportive care for cancer patients remains insufficient

TSRI scientists discover key molecular player in inherited disorder and morphine addiction

TSRI scientists discover key molecular player in inherited disorder and morphine addiction

Highly caffeinated alcoholic drinks may induce changes in the adolescent brain similar to cocaine

Highly caffeinated alcoholic drinks may induce changes in the adolescent brain similar to cocaine

John Cryer MP, CPPC and TalkHealth jointly launch new chronic pain patient medication survey

John Cryer MP, CPPC and TalkHealth jointly launch new chronic pain patient medication survey

Urgent Matters announces recipients of Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award

Urgent Matters announces recipients of Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award

Wayne State receives NIH grant to study use of opioid addiction drug to fight relapse in recovering addicts

Wayne State receives NIH grant to study use of opioid addiction drug to fight relapse in recovering addicts