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Urine drug test help to treat opioid use disorder, says study

UDT helps to analyse the individuals urine for the presence of illegal drugs.

25 Dec 2018 4:09 PM

Opioids tied to bad sex life and lack of desire

When people do take opioids, they should work with their doctor to make the medication dose as low as possible to reduce pain sensations.

26 Jul 2018 6:26 PM

Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

The new "gaming disorder" classification from the World Health Organization revives a debate in the medical community.

22 Jun 2018 6:20 PM

Cancer docs feel unprepared, but recommend marijuana anyway

There’s evidence marijuana can treat chronic pain in adults and medications similar to marijuana can ease nausea from chemotherapy.

11 May 2018 2:09 PM

Indian-American doctor arrested for fraud, distributing opioids

‘Dr. Patel is the first person to be charged since the formation of the Justice Department's Opioid Fraud and Abuse Detection Unit.’

14 Dec 2017 10:22 AM


Overcoming Opioids: The quest for less addictive drugs

Every day, an overdose of prescription opioids or heroin kills 91 people, and legions more are brought back from the brink of death.

18 Apr 2017 12:57 AM

Opioid abuse tied to higher suicide risk in veterans

The suicide risk is particularly high when veterans misuse prescription sedatives.

28 Mar 2017 2:09 AM

Toddlers are some of the youngest opioid victims

They curiously crawl around the house and find the pills in the most unique places that mother's don't expect

23 Mar 2017 11:22 AM