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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

Opioids are major cause of pregnancy-related deaths in Utah

Opioids are major cause of pregnancy-related deaths in Utah

Opioid poisoning rates higher and in a more diverse population, study shows

Opioid poisoning rates higher and in a more diverse population, study shows

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

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

Breakthrough test developed to measure pain

Breakthrough test developed to measure pain

Opiod prescriptions for pet dogs misused by their masters

Opiod prescriptions for pet dogs misused by their masters

Fentanyl surpasses heroin in cause of U.S. drug overdose deaths

Fentanyl surpasses heroin in cause of U.S. drug overdose deaths

How rival opioid makers sought to cash in on alarm over oxycontin’s dangers

How rival opioid makers sought to cash in on alarm over oxycontin’s dangers

Non-opioid drug shows promise for treating pain by targeting receptors on immune cells

Non-opioid drug shows promise for treating pain by targeting receptors on immune cells

Study sheds new light on sharp rise in fatal drug overdoses in recent years

Study sheds new light on sharp rise in fatal drug overdoses in recent years

FDA OKs first non-opioid drug for adults with opioid withdrawal symptoms

FDA OKs first non-opioid drug for adults with opioid withdrawal symptoms

Frequent and public opioid users may be best candidates for naloxone training

Frequent and public opioid users may be best candidates for naloxone training

Opioid maker funds efforts to fight addiction: Is it ‘blood money’ or charity?

Opioid maker funds efforts to fight addiction: Is it ‘blood money’ or charity?

Suicidal ideations, attempts linked to opioid use and pain sensitivity in elderly

Suicidal ideations, attempts linked to opioid use and pain sensitivity in elderly

Guidelines to control opioid prescribing for post-surgery pain

Guidelines to control opioid prescribing for post-surgery pain

Opioid epidemic likely applies to high-risk dialysis population, study shows

Opioid epidemic likely applies to high-risk dialysis population, study shows

FDA approves drug as add-on treatment for Parkinson's disease patients

FDA approves drug as add-on treatment for Parkinson's disease patients

Study finds sharp rise in number of older Americans taking multiple brain-affecting drugs

Study finds sharp rise in number of older Americans taking multiple brain-affecting drugs

New vaccine shows potential to decrease risk of fatal opioid overdose

New vaccine shows potential to decrease risk of fatal opioid overdose