Researchers have developed an application that could detect when an opioid overdose has taken place; potentially leading to a greater number of individuals receiving medical help in this situation.
Scientists have created a vaccine containing monoclonal antibodies that are effective against several synthetic opioids, including carfentanil.
SfN18: Can animal models offer an insight into human opioid addiction, withdrawal and relapse behaviors?
New studies in which animal models have been utilized to study opioid addiction, withdrawal and relapse may offer insights into managing the opioid epidemic in humans.
Two clinical trials of a combined therapy targeting the opioid system have suggested significant symptom reduction in people with major depression.
A collection of the biggest news to come out of the Society for Neuroscience’s annual meeting, Neuroscience 2017, as well as interviews with the researchers behind the science.
Key research from the conference highlights opioid addiction research.
Researchers have shown how analysis of tweets from Twitter can match established metrics of opioid misuse in the USA.
The new retrospective population-based cohort study from the Mayo Clinic included data from 1993 patients with polyneuropathy.
This Editorial article provides an insight into how pharmacogenomics can assist in guided dosing of fentanyl for the treatment of pain.
Researchers have discovered that a compound from marine snails can relieve pain in rodent models through a non-opioid pathway; this could present an alternative future treatment for chronic pain.