Herb could prove a worthy ally in our fight against opioid drugs.
An Advil and Tylenol cocktail might be just as strong as opioids in dealing with the pain.
The United States is going through an opioid epidemic and this decision is a desperate attempt to do something about it.
They started from scratch, using computational techniques to explore more than four trillion different chemical interactions.
A new study shows a part of the problem that fuels America’s prescription opioid epidemic — the worst drug abuse episode in the country’s history.
An American national study that looked at hospital emergency department visits for opioid overdoses found that 67.8% of the cases involved overdosing on prescription opioid drugs, including methadone. Next in line were heroin, other unspecified opioids and multiple opioids. It’s estimated that the treatment costs for the hospitalized overdosed patients in 2010 alone was $2.3 billion. Prescription drugs cause four times more opioid