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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.
Accelerating drug discovery process to help patients

Accelerating drug discovery process to help patients

Opioids after surgery overly prescribed in USA and Canada

Opioids after surgery overly prescribed in USA and Canada

In India’s burgeoning pain market, U.S. drugmakers stand to gain

In India’s burgeoning pain market, U.S. drugmakers stand to gain

Australian overdose deaths - sinister new trend

Australian overdose deaths - sinister new trend

Researchers find biological system that manages cells' response to opioid drug exposure

Researchers find biological system that manages cells' response to opioid drug exposure

Small biodegradable implant for releasing local anesthetic inside the body

Small biodegradable implant for releasing local anesthetic inside the body

Evidence shows ketamine is not opioid and can treat depression easily

Evidence shows ketamine is not opioid and can treat depression easily

Astrocytic MORs in the hippocampus responsible for conditioned place preference

Astrocytic MORs in the hippocampus responsible for conditioned place preference

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