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Increasing deaths from opioid analgesics in the United States

Increasing deaths from opioid analgesics in the United States

Treatment with methadone or buprenorphine has led to a decline in the number of new heroin users in Zurich

Treatment with methadone or buprenorphine has led to a decline in the number of new heroin users in Zurich

Buprenorphine is more effective than clonidine at helping people withdraw from opioids

Buprenorphine is more effective than clonidine at helping people withdraw from opioids

Study supports a flexible approach to methadone dosing

Study supports a flexible approach to methadone dosing

Morphine withdrawal enhances hepatitis C virus (HCV) replicon expression

Morphine withdrawal enhances hepatitis C virus (HCV) replicon expression

People living in predominantly minority areas face significant barriers to accessing pain medication

People living in predominantly minority areas face significant barriers to accessing pain medication

Evaluation of the efficacy of buprenorphine hydrochloride and clonidine hydrochloride, in detoxification of opioid-dependent teenagers

Evaluation of the efficacy of buprenorphine hydrochloride and clonidine hydrochloride, in detoxification of opioid-dependent teenagers

First direct evidence that endorphins play a role in the phenomenon known as the placebo effect

First direct evidence that endorphins play a role in the phenomenon known as the placebo effect

Opiates themselves are superior to sedatives for treating infants born to women who used heroin or methadone while pregnant

Opiates themselves are superior to sedatives for treating infants born to women who used heroin or methadone while pregnant

Drug abusers are increasingly turning to a slow-release form of drug fentanyl

Drug abusers are increasingly turning to a slow-release form of drug fentanyl

Office-based buprenorphine treatment for drug abuse shows promise

Office-based buprenorphine treatment for drug abuse shows promise

Buprenorphine treatment for opioid addiction shows promise

Buprenorphine treatment for opioid addiction shows promise

Combining morphine with small doses of methadone could increase the effectiveness of morphine for the treatment of chronic pain

Combining morphine with small doses of methadone could increase the effectiveness of morphine for the treatment of chronic pain

Dutch team shows cost effectiveness of heroin prescriptions

Dutch team shows cost effectiveness of heroin prescriptions

Prescribing methadone plus heroin to chronic, treatment resistant addicts is less costly than methadone alone

Prescribing methadone plus heroin to chronic, treatment resistant addicts is less costly than methadone alone

Narcotic medications can safely and effectively ease severe, chronic pain in older people

Narcotic medications can safely and effectively ease severe, chronic pain in older people

Narcotic medications can safely and effectively ease severe, chronic pain in older people

Narcotic medications can safely and effectively ease severe, chronic pain in older people

Researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment

Researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment

Moldova making progress in fight against HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis

Moldova making progress in fight against HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis

Biotoxin from puffer fish may provide treatment for opioid withdrawal

Biotoxin from puffer fish may provide treatment for opioid withdrawal