A drug that scientists originally developed to treat depression may have promise for the treatment of opioid withdrawal, researchers say.
Our findings suggest that trauma exposure is linked to elevated clinical markers of central sensitization but a critical factor in this relationship is the mediating effect of current PTSD symptoms.
Since state medical boards are the primary arbitrators for regulating physician practice, what board members think weighs heavily in the decisions made when treating and prescribing for chronic non-cancer pain.
Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter dismissed most of his state’s case against Johnson & Johnson and Teva, winnowing down a landmark opioids lawsuit to a public nuisance complaint.
Occasionally I find articles which have done the same or similar research I have and in doing so, draw many of the same conclusions. This post from Conservative Review by Daniel Horowitz is one of them.
Diagnosis – Irresponsible: The idea of every unconscious person is a suspected overdose, continues to have tragic consequences. We might as well be putting guns in the hands of children.
Peter Vaughn Pischke is a journalist and podcast host for TheSiouxEmpire.com. He can usually be found manning the Happy Warrior Podcast: providing commentary on conservative and nerd-culture news and ideas. You can find him on Twitter: @happywarriorp.
Prescription drugs help people in pain. They aren’t to blame for the rise in opioid deaths.