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Study shortlists potential drug repurposing candidates to treat symptoms in ASD

Study shortlists potential drug repurposing candidates to treat symptoms in ASD

Key gene sheds light on how people develop tolerance to pain-relievers over time

Key gene sheds light on how people develop tolerance to pain-relievers over time

Public health agencies adapt covid lessons to curb overdoses, STDs, and gun violence

Public health agencies adapt covid lessons to curb overdoses, STDs, and gun violence

Researchers receive $1.1 million to study the safety, efficacy of drug combination for chronic pancreatitis

Researchers receive $1.1 million to study the safety, efficacy of drug combination for chronic pancreatitis

Opioid use disorder treatment during pregnancy can minimize adverse impacts on the fetal brain

Opioid use disorder treatment during pregnancy can minimize adverse impacts on the fetal brain

People with childhood trauma feel more euphoric when using morphine

People with childhood trauma feel more euphoric when using morphine

People with a history of childhood trauma get a more pleasurable 'high' from morphine

People with a history of childhood trauma get a more pleasurable 'high' from morphine

Researchers harness the body's own ability to block pain

Researchers harness the body's own ability to block pain

Online platforms can increase drug overdose

Online platforms can increase drug overdose

Multimodal pain regimen minimizes opioid exposure, relieves acute pain in trauma patients

Multimodal pain regimen minimizes opioid exposure, relieves acute pain in trauma patients

Polymer patch provides controlled release of drugs for post-operative pain management

Polymer patch provides controlled release of drugs for post-operative pain management

Coronavirus crisis opens access to online opioid addiction treatment

Coronavirus crisis opens access to online opioid addiction treatment

Updated USPSTF recommendations on hepatitis C screening

Updated USPSTF recommendations on hepatitis C screening

Researchers find the potential of opioid drug to help mask fear memory

Researchers find the potential of opioid drug to help mask fear memory

Addictions and drug interactions common among patients not disclosing their medication history

Addictions and drug interactions common among patients not disclosing their medication history

Study: Drug overdose deaths in the U.S. are actually multiple opioid epidemics

Study: Drug overdose deaths in the U.S. are actually multiple opioid epidemics

Predicting opioid-related problems among cancer survivors

Predicting opioid-related problems among cancer survivors

Researchers are confronting opioid epidemic in multiple ways

Researchers are confronting opioid epidemic in multiple ways

Temple researchers win NIH grant to study HIV-related neuroinflammation in context of opioid addiction

Temple researchers win NIH grant to study HIV-related neuroinflammation in context of opioid addiction

UIC receives $2.8 million NIH funding to tackle opioid use among people with kidney disease

UIC receives $2.8 million NIH funding to tackle opioid use among people with kidney disease