Just a few grains of the substance can kill.
Apparently, this is a problem.
Opioids don’t really do any good here, and they might pave the way for an unwanted addiction.
Using a drug to get rid of drugs sounds counterintuitive, but it might just work.
In states where both recreational and medical marijuana was legalized, opioid prescriptions dropped about 14%.
Drug control treaties had their time and place. A scholar now argues these are massively outdated.
It works by blocking the drug’s ‘high’ which could lead to breaking the cycle of addiction.
Opiates kill pain — but they also kill people.
Its venom is so powerful it can kill pain! Whoa.
Painkillers in the opium family (most notably morphine) may actually make pain last longer, a new study reports. Morphine treatment after a nerve injury doubled the duration of pain in rats and this is highly worrying. It gets even more disturbing when you consider the addictive potential of many commercial opioids such as OxyContin and Vicodin. If this is true, then people are becoming