Opioid overdose

Research reveals sustainable method to produce lifesaving opiate antidotes at reduced cost

5 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Overdose from opiates has skyrocketed. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, on average, 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose.1 The high cost...
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They Just Won't Die: Dark Web Drug Sellers Resist Police Crackdowns

6 days ago   |   NY Times

The notorious Silk Road site was shut down in 2013. Others have followed. But the online trafficking of illegal narcotics hasn't abated.
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Wracked by an opioid scandal, Insys files for bankruptcy

6 days ago   |   Phys.org

American drug maker Insys announced on Monday it was filing for bankruptcy and will sell its assets as it faces legal and financial fallout from its role in the opioid crisis.
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Coroner claims woman overdosed on cannabis, scientists call bullshit

Coroner claims woman overdosed on cannabis, scientists call bullshit

9 days ago   |   The Next Web

In the history of human existence there isn't a single scrap of peer-reviewed, verified evidence supporting the idea that it's possible to overdose on cannabis. Yet, somehow, a...
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How toxic economic trends have impacted millennials

11 days ago   |   Phys.org

Millennials-young adults in their 20s and 30s-earn less money without a college degree and are more likely to die prematurely from suicide or drug overdose than previous...
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Scientists pretended to be addicted to heroin to figure out why so many addicts die

Scientists pretended to be addicted to heroin to figure out why so many addicts die

11 days ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

The United States is in the midst of a growing opioid crisis, and some cities are experiencing it worse than others. Understanding what addicts go through can be difficult for...
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Researchers Pretend To Be Heroin Addicts To Spot Weaknesses In Treatment System

12 days ago   |   Tech Times

Researchers tried to set up appointments for heroin addiction treatment in clinics in states where opioid mortality is high. They found that real patients would face a number...
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Polysubstance Use, Social Factors Associated With Opioid Overdose Deaths

Polysubstance Use, Social Factors Associated With Opioid Overdose Deaths

18 days ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsA new study led by Boston Medical Center's Grayken Center for Addiction shows that opioid-related overdose deaths involving another substance is now the norm, not the...
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Kratom's reputed pain-relief benefits could come from one of its metabolites

18 days ago   |   Phys.org

Kratom is a Southeast Asian tree with a long history of use in traditional medicine. In the region, the plant's leaves are widely consumed for pain relief, treatment of opioid...
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Doctors Are Still Prescribing Opioid To Large Number Of Teens And Young Adults

19 days ago   |   Tech Times

Majority of opioid prescription among teenagers and young adults are given to treat dental disorders, new research has found. The findings cause serious alarm because young...
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