Nanotechnology: The Answer to Opioid Therapy?

Nanotechnology: The Answer to Opioid Therapy?

The use of nanotechnology in medicine is one of the most exciting advancements right now for both di...
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Targeted opioid that hones in on inflamed tissues stops colitis pain without side effects

Targeted opioid that hones in on inflamed tissues stops colitis pain without side effects

A targeted opioid that only treats diseased tissue...
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Illinois youth opioid use linked with other substance misuse, mental health issues

Illinois youth opioid use linked with other substance misuse, mental health issues

Opioid use has dramatically increased in the 21st ...
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Three longtime antibiotics could offer alternative to addictive opioid pain relievers

Three longtime antibiotics could offer alternative to addictive opioid pain relievers

Three decades-old antibiotics administered togethe...
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Fewer than 2 percent of OB-GYN doctors can prescribe life-saving opioid treatment

Fewer than 2 percent of OB-GYN doctors can prescribe life-saving opioid treatment

The number of obstetrician-gynecologists who are a...
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Opioid overdoses among Medicaid cohort examined

Opioid overdoses among Medicaid cohort examined

Over the past two decades, opioid overdose mortali...
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The opioid crisis may be far worse than we thought: study

The opioid crisis may be far worse than we thought: study

New research appearing in the journal Addiction sh...
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More than half of US opioid prescriptions for dental procedures exceeded 3-day supply recommendations

More than half of US opioid prescriptions for dental procedures exceeded 3-day supply recommendations

Dentists are among top prescribers of opioids in t...
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Doctors should avoid co-prescribing benzodiazepines to opioid dependent patients

Doctors should avoid co-prescribing benzodiazepines to opioid dependent patients

Doctors should avoid co-prescribing benzodiazepine...
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Pills gained strength as opioid crisis grew: analysis

Pills gained strength as opioid crisis grew: analysis

76 billion opioid pills flooded US over last 6 yea...
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