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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.
Change in care protocol of weight-reduction operations exceeds its desired effect

Change in care protocol of weight-reduction operations exceeds its desired effect

Poverty tied to prolonged hospital stay for infants with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome

Poverty tied to prolonged hospital stay for infants with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome

Study finds alarmingly high rate of opioid prescriptions for osteoarthritis patients

Study finds alarmingly high rate of opioid prescriptions for osteoarthritis patients

Concurrent use of benzodiazepine and opioids complicates neonatal abstinence syndrome

Concurrent use of benzodiazepine and opioids complicates neonatal abstinence syndrome

Have cancer, must travel: Patients left in lurch after hospital closes

Have cancer, must travel: Patients left in lurch after hospital closes

Interaction between antidepressants and opioid pain medication contributes to lesser pain relief

Interaction between antidepressants and opioid pain medication contributes to lesser pain relief

Sortilin protein plays crucial role in pain development

Sortilin protein plays crucial role in pain development

New method produces opiate antidotes using microorganism found in opium poppy waste

New method produces opiate antidotes using microorganism found in opium poppy waste

Oklahoma’s ‘precedent-setting’ suit puts opioid drugmakers on trial

Oklahoma’s ‘precedent-setting’ suit puts opioid drugmakers on trial

New opioid accelerates recovery and prevents relapse to chronic pain

New opioid accelerates recovery and prevents relapse to chronic pain

Opioid prescriptions drop sharply among state workers

Opioid prescriptions drop sharply among state workers

GPs must be better-equipped to tackle chronic opioid use

GPs must be better-equipped to tackle chronic opioid use

New quality improvement tool shows signs of improved care of opioid-exposed newborns

New quality improvement tool shows signs of improved care of opioid-exposed newborns

FDA grants approval of first generic naloxone nasal spray to treat opioid overdose

FDA grants approval of first generic naloxone nasal spray to treat opioid overdose

New series offers global evidence detailing role of surgery in the opioids crisis

New series offers global evidence detailing role of surgery in the opioids crisis

Sleep disruption leads to negativity bias, study shows

Sleep disruption leads to negativity bias, study shows

UMN study shows impact of opioids on pain and survival in sickle cell disease

UMN study shows impact of opioids on pain and survival in sickle cell disease

People with treatment-resistant depression at higher risk of developing substance use syndrome

People with treatment-resistant depression at higher risk of developing substance use syndrome

Single dose long lasting opioid antidote on the horizon

Single dose long lasting opioid antidote on the horizon

Researchers describe mathematical model as key to developing effective drugs for brain disorders

Researchers describe mathematical model as key to developing effective drugs for brain disorders