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Article ID: 719451

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine Receives $11.7 Million Federal Grant to Research Alternatives to Opioids

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) was awarded an $11.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, (NIH) for research on the combination of ibuprofen and acetaminophen as an alternative to opioids.

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23-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719394

Other treatments can reduce need for addictive pain medication

Houston Methodist

Hardly a day goes by without the public being warned about the dangers of opioids. But still, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 130 people die every day of opioid overdose and the problem is getting worse. A Houston Methodist pain specialist says new advancements in pain management are giving patients options.

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20-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: UK Awarded $8.8 Million to Support Opioid Treatment for Women in Criminal Justice Settings

Article ID: 719347

UK Awarded $8.8 Million to Support Opioid Treatment for Women in Criminal Justice Settings

University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky recently received an $8.8 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, to establish a Clinical Research Center as part of the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) to support research on quality addiction treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) in criminal justice settings nationwide. The grant will be used to create the Kentucky Women’s Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (WJCOIN) to enhance access to opioid use disorder treatment for women as they transition from jail the community.

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20-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 719282

How to Taper Off Opioid Medications Safely

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Whitney Luke, MD, a board certified pain medicine and addiction medicine specialist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, explains how to properly taper opioid medication.

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19-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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    19-Sep-2019 7:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 719094

Medications underused in treating opioid addiction, Mayo Clinic expert says

Mayo Clinic

Though research shows that medication-assisted treatment can help people who are addicted to opioids, the three drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are underused, according to a review of current medical data on opioid addiction in the U.S. This review appears in the October issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

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17-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: U.S. Comptroller Appoints Chiropractor Christine Goertz as Chair of PCORI Board

Article ID: 719186

U.S. Comptroller Appoints Chiropractor Christine Goertz as Chair of PCORI Board

American Chiropractic Association

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) is pleased to announce that ACA Senior Scientific Advisor Christine Goertz, DC, PhD, has been appointed by the Comptroller of the United States to a three-year term as chair of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors.

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18-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719157

Preference for Fentanyl Higher Among Young, White, Frequent Opioid Users

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

A minority of people who use illicit opioids indicated a preference for fentanyl, the super-potent synthetic opioid that accounts for much of the recent rise in U.S. overdose deaths, according to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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18-Sep-2019 8:45 AM EDT
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    16-Sep-2019 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 718753

Off-Label Medication Orders on the Rise for Children

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

U.S. physicians are increasingly ordering medications for children for conditions that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration, according to a Rutgers study.

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10-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718978

Speeding up the drug discovery process to help patients

Universite de Montreal

An international research team is perfecting a method to predict the potential clinical implications of new drugs before clinical trials even start.

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13-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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