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Safer Opioids can be Developed Without Respiratory Side Effects

SAFER OPIOIDS CAN BE DEVELOPED WITHOUT RESPIRATORY SIDE EFFECTS

By avoiding respiratory suppression side effect activating pathway, safer opioids can now be produced

Lessons for Ohio? Massachusetts public health officials take aim at trade worker opioid overdose deaths

LESSONS FOR OHIO? MASSACHUSETTS PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS TAKE AIM AT TRADE WORKER OPIOID OVERDOSE DEATHS

Public health workers in two areas of Massachusetts are looking at approaches to raise awareness and to prevent the high numbers of...

 
 
 
FDA: Herbal opioid alternative has killed 36 people

FDA: HERBAL OPIOID ALTERNATIVE HAS KILLED 36 PEOPLE

The supplement, kratom, made from a plant native to Southeast Asia, has gained popularity in the US as a treatment for pain, anxiety...

Opioid sedatives linked to brain changes in NICU babies

OPIOID SEDATIVES LINKED TO BRAIN CHANGES IN NICU BABIES

Over-exposure to opioid anesthesia during life-saving surgeries may be linked to abnormal brain development, according to new research...

 
 
 
Tylenol is as effective as addictive opioids, study claims

TYLENOL IS AS EFFECTIVE AS ADDICTIVE OPIOIDS, STUDY CLAIMS

The results from Northwestern University challenge common ER practice for treating short-term, severe pain and could prompt changes...

 
 
 
Biotech Roundup: Opioid News, ASH Preview, Boston Bio IPOS & More

BIOTECH ROUNDUP: OPIOID NEWS, ASH PREVIEW, BOSTON BIO IPOS & MORE

The rising death toll from opioids has prompted policymakers to try various ways to take on the problem. President Trump's opioid commission...

 
 
 
Trump Panel Urges More Treatment Options To Fight Opioid Crisis

TRUMP PANEL URGES MORE TREATMENT OPTIONS TO FIGHT OPIOID CRISIS

Public health experts broadly welcomed the proposed measures.

 
 
 
Investor Group Presses U.S. Drug Companies On Opioid Controls

INVESTOR GROUP PRESSES U.S. DRUG COMPANIES ON OPIOID CONTROLS

“We believe these companies have played an important role in this epidemic."

Proof of illegal kickbacks: Doctor admits he was compensated by opioid manufacturer for issuing unnecessary prescriptions

PROOF OF ILLEGAL KICKBACKS: DOCTOR ADMITS HE WAS COMPENSATED BY OPIOID MANUFACTURER FOR ISSUING UNNECESSARY PRESCRIPTIONS

A Rhode Island-based physician has recently admitted to participating in a fraudulent scheme and accepting hundreds of thousands of...

 
 
 
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's not-so-big deals on opioids, aid

AP FACT CHECK: TRUMP'S NOT-SO-BIG DEALS ON OPIOIDS, AID

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and his vice president came out this past week with initiatives that are not as big, bold or immediate...

Prosecutors: US conspiracy came amid slow sales of opioid

PROSECUTORS: US CONSPIRACY CAME AMID SLOW SALES OF OPIOID

PHOENIX - A new mouth spray that delivered the powerful painkiller fentanyl to end-stage cancer patients wasn't selling as well as...

 
 
 
Is President Trump doing enough to fight the opioid epidemic?

IS PRESIDENT TRUMP DOING ENOUGH TO FIGHT THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC?

Trump has not allocated any additional funding for opioid treatment, and critics are saying he is all talk and no action.

In Pro-Trump Ohio County, Opioid Announcement Disappoints

IN PRO-TRUMP OHIO COUNTY, OPIOID ANNOUNCEMENT DISAPPOINTS

“If people got proper intensive treatment after they get out of jail, that would be my dream."

 
 
 
The Opioid Epidemic Is Now A Public Health Emergency: Here's What That Really Means

THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IS NOW A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY: HERE'S WHAT THAT REALLY MEANS

Is this really good news for the war against opioids?...

Trump's 'Public Health Emergency' For Opioids Doesn't Go Far Enough

TRUMP'S 'PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY' FOR OPIOIDS DOESN'T GO FAR ENOUGH

We need to help the people who are already addicted to opioids.

 
 
 
Trump: Opioid Epidemic a Public Health Emergency

TRUMP: OPIOID EPIDEMIC A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

In his first major speech Thursday on the opioid epidemic in the United States, President Donald Trump declared the crisis a public...

The US' opioid crisis is set to spread to the UK

THE US' OPIOID CRISIS IS SET TO SPREAD TO THE UK

Opioids have killed more deaths by accidental overdose than any other drug in US history, leading President Donald Trump to declare...