Methadone News and Research

RSS
Death in the family: An uncle’s overdose spurs Medicaid official to change course

Death in the family: An uncle’s overdose spurs Medicaid official to change course

Infants born in withdrawal due to opioid exposure in utero show abnormalities

Infants born in withdrawal due to opioid exposure in utero show abnormalities

Rise in infants with physical abnormalities is linked to opioid exposure during pregnancy, finds study

Rise in infants with physical abnormalities is linked to opioid exposure during pregnancy, finds study

Efforts to reverse opioid epidemic remain beset by stigma

Efforts to reverse opioid epidemic remain beset by stigma

Study characterizes effects of opioids on brain proteins other than opioid receptors

Study characterizes effects of opioids on brain proteins other than opioid receptors

Doctors make big money testing urine for drugs, then ignore abnormal results

Doctors make big money testing urine for drugs, then ignore abnormal results

Researchers find link between negative emotions and higher opioid use in people with sickle cell disease

Researchers find link between negative emotions and higher opioid use in people with sickle cell disease

Medicaid coverage for methadone could improve outcomes for pregnant women with OUD

Medicaid coverage for methadone could improve outcomes for pregnant women with OUD

New inpatient program can be powerful tool to close gap in addiction treatment

New inpatient program can be powerful tool to close gap in addiction treatment

HCV screening or diagnosis could lower non‐prescribed opioid use

HCV screening or diagnosis could lower non‐prescribed opioid use

New study shows possibility of battling opioid addiction in primary care

New study shows possibility of battling opioid addiction in primary care

Medicare plans place few restrictions on coverage of prescription opioids, Yale study finds

Medicare plans place few restrictions on coverage of prescription opioids, Yale study finds

Researchers use zebrafish animal model to explore drug-seeking behavior

Researchers use zebrafish animal model to explore drug-seeking behavior

Dying at home in an opioid crisis: Hospices grapple with stolen meds

Dying at home in an opioid crisis: Hospices grapple with stolen meds

New vaccine could offer protection against opioid combinations

New vaccine could offer protection against opioid combinations

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

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

Researchers explore why physicians underprescribe drug approved to treat opioid addiction

Researchers explore why physicians underprescribe drug approved to treat opioid addiction

Study finds sevenfold rise in prescription opioid use among fatally injured drivers

Study finds sevenfold rise in prescription opioid use among fatally injured drivers

Opioid use disorder rises with little being done to curb the menace says new study

Opioid use disorder rises with little being done to curb the menace says new study

Study highlights critical gap in addiction treatment for young people with OUD

Study highlights critical gap in addiction treatment for young people with OUD