Latest News

Prescriptions for opioids stabilizing after fivefold increase in 10-year span

To support the appropriate use of opioids and inform public health interventions to prevent drug abuse, most states have implemented a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP). Researchers have evaluated the impact of these state-wide programs and found that after tripling until 2007, annual rates of prescriptions for opioid analgesics have stabilized although the effects of PDMPs on opioid dispensing vary markedly by state.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Unexpected role for endostatin in nervous system discovered

  • Computerized ADHD testing: Innovative tool helps with diagnosis/tracking in both children and adults

  • It takes two to court: Pheromone that triggers mating found in mice

  • It takes more than practice to excel

  • Wearable device for early detection of common diabetes-related neurological condition

  • Google searches may hold key to future market crashes, researchers find

  • Wait, wait -- don?t tell me the good news yet: Early warning about goal completion a buzzkill

  • Children with disabilities benefit from classroom inclusion

  • New protein structure could help treat Alzheimer's, related diseases

  • Green spaces found to increase birth weight

  •