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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.
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

Study finds late onset and short duration of pain relief treatment in many terminal cancer patients

Study finds late onset and short duration of pain relief treatment in many terminal cancer patients

UC Irvine study shows how YHS effectively treats different forms of pain

UC Irvine study shows how YHS effectively treats different forms of pain

WSU pharmacologists find hyperbaric oxygen therapy can alleviate opiate withdrawal symptoms

WSU pharmacologists find hyperbaric oxygen therapy can alleviate opiate withdrawal symptoms

Novel compound provides safe, effective pain relief with zero abuse potential in animal model

Novel compound provides safe, effective pain relief with zero abuse potential in animal model

New drug target could help prevent opioid tolerance and addiction

New drug target could help prevent opioid tolerance and addiction

Study finds high rate of misuse of seizure and pain drug

Study finds high rate of misuse of seizure and pain drug

Discovery of pain paradox paves way to new methods of pain control

Discovery of pain paradox paves way to new methods of pain control