Since January 2018, law enforcement authorities in US had been investigating large-scale importation of misbranded controlled substances.
13 Sep 2019 4:23 PM
While opioids may effectively relieve pain after surgeries and procedures, they may not be the best option in all cases.
16 Oct 2018 12:31 PM
New chemical compound is found to be safe and non-addictive.
31 Aug 2018 9:41 AM
Other treatments like rehabilitation and behavior therapy may work as well, if not better, for many types of chronic pain.
26 Jul 2018 11:31 AM
The study highlighted one of the many dire consequences of the opioid epidemic.
16 Jul 2018 11:28 AM
Religious communities are just beginning to discuss the dangers of prescription drug abuse.
20 Jun 2018 2:33 PM
Nonunion is a serious complication of a fracture and may occur when the fracture moves too much, or has a poor blood supply, gets infected.
17 Jun 2018 6:52 PM
Researchers say individuals who misuse opioids have poorer outcomes in multiple domains.
08 Jun 2018 11:55 AM
Currently, patients with low-back pain are given painkillers, X rays and, in some cases, told to rest.
23 May 2018 5:34 PM
Methadone is the oldest and most effective of the three approved medications used to treat opioid addiction.
24 Apr 2018 2:11 PM
The U.S. is estimated to consume roughly 30 percent of all opioids used worldwide.
19 Apr 2018 8:33 PM
Find out how the opioid crisis is different from crack or heroin.
08 Apr 2018 1:04 PM
There is an urgent need for health systems to look at the historical gaps and invest in providing timely and evidence-based treatment.
05 Mar 2018 9:04 PM
Opioids were involved in more than 42,000 overdose deaths in the US in 2016.
28 Feb 2018 1:26 PM
Nobody knows the best way to measure success in the fight against addiction.
05 Dec 2017 5:18 PM
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17 Nov 2017 10:00 AM
Previous studies have shown opioids were prescribed in nearly one-third of ER visits.
08 Nov 2017 8:26 PM
The consequences can often be deadly.
04 Aug 2017 12:42 PM
The research raises concerns about over-prescribing addictive medicine that could end in the wrong hands.
04 Aug 2017 8:58 AM
Majority of the patients don't require pain medication after three months after surgery.
24 Jul 2017 9:45 AM