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NICE guideline advises GPs to stop prescribing opioids for chronic pain

NICE guideline advises GPs to stop prescribing opioids for chronic pain

Jails and prisons spring thousands to prevent coronavirus outbreaks

Jails and prisons spring thousands to prevent coronavirus outbreaks

Heroin use increasing among American adults

Heroin use increasing among American adults

Risk of opioid overdose rises after de-addiction treatment completion

Risk of opioid overdose rises after de-addiction treatment completion

Cannabis could help people with opioid addiction

Cannabis could help people with opioid addiction

Dopamine neurons play role in reinforcing addictive effects of heroin

Dopamine neurons play role in reinforcing addictive effects of heroin

Judges in California losing sway over court-ordered drug treatment

Judges in California losing sway over court-ordered drug treatment

People battling substance use disorders may benefit from meth-relapse prevention compound

People battling substance use disorders may benefit from meth-relapse prevention compound

Patients with chronic pain feel caught in an opioid-prescribing debate

Patients with chronic pain feel caught in an opioid-prescribing debate

A simple pill for meth addicts on the cards

A simple pill for meth addicts on the cards

After opioid overdose, only 30 percent get medicine to treat addiction

After opioid overdose, only 30 percent get medicine to treat addiction

Telemedicine for addiction treatment? Picture remains fuzzy

Telemedicine for addiction treatment? Picture remains fuzzy

Treating the new hep C generation on their turf

Treating the new hep C generation on their turf

A long and winding road: Kicking heroin in an opioid ‘treatment desert’

A long and winding road: Kicking heroin in an opioid ‘treatment desert’

How physicians can prevent opioid abuse while providing adequate pain relief

How physicians can prevent opioid abuse while providing adequate pain relief

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

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

Heroin use linked to epigenetic alterations in the brain

Deep brain stimulation can reduce heroin relapse in rat models of addiction, TSRI study shows

Deep brain stimulation can reduce heroin relapse in rat models of addiction, TSRI study shows

MedUni Vienna scientists show that addictive cravings can be detected after death

MedUni Vienna scientists show that addictive cravings can be detected after death