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'Love hormone' could hold key to treating drug addicts, say experts

'Love hormone' could hold key to treating drug addicts, say experts

Point/Counterpoint: Experts debate how to control exploding opioid epidemic

Point/Counterpoint: Experts debate how to control exploding opioid epidemic

Oxytocin system may be key target for developing medications to treat opioid addiction

Oxytocin system may be key target for developing medications to treat opioid addiction

Researchers uncover link between adult opioid misuse and childhood emotional abuse

Researchers uncover link between adult opioid misuse and childhood emotional abuse

SCS therapy can be key to reducing use of opioids in patients battling chronic pain, study finds

SCS therapy can be key to reducing use of opioids in patients battling chronic pain, study finds

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

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

Gulf Breeze Recovery underscores importance of high-quality programs for treating opioid addiction

Gulf Breeze Recovery underscores importance of high-quality programs for treating opioid addiction

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

UAB physician calls for better education, legislation to help patients with opioid abuse

UAB physician calls for better education, legislation to help patients with opioid abuse

New vaccine shows potential to decrease risk of fatal opioid overdose

New vaccine shows potential to decrease risk of fatal opioid overdose

Medical cannabis may help treat mental health problems and opioid addiction

Medical cannabis may help treat mental health problems and opioid addiction

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

New study finds opioid dependence affects perception of cute images of babies

New study finds opioid dependence affects perception of cute images of babies

Hospitalizations for injection drug use-related infective endocarditis increasing among young Americans

Hospitalizations for injection drug use-related infective endocarditis increasing among young Americans

New non-drug approach may help manage pain in individuals receiving addiction treatment

New non-drug approach may help manage pain in individuals receiving addiction treatment

Adults with pain could be at higher risk of developing prescription opioid use disorders

Adults with pain could be at higher risk of developing prescription opioid use disorders

Patients with cLBP more likely to use illicit drugs, study reports

Patients with cLBP more likely to use illicit drugs, study reports