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2014-09-11 23:05:13

Millennium Treatment Group will treat patients from New Jersey who are battling heroin addiction, which has become a full-blown epidemic in the Garden State. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 New Jersey is in the midst of a full-blown heroin crisis. According to the New Jersey Attorney General, there were 449 overdose deaths from heroin and morphine in 2012, 591 deaths in 2013 and 380 deaths in the first six months of 2014. While Millennium Treatment Group is located in Florida,...

2014-09-03 23:00:34

In its latest blog post, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, is asking: which addiction is the most difficult to overcome? Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 In its latest blog post, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can...

2014-09-02 12:30:19

Report examines deadly trends that created latest heroin scourge; Research to be presented at National PAIN Week conference September 2-6, 2014 BALTIMORE, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today released, "A Deadly Trend: Prescription Drugs to Heroin," a research report that provides concrete evidence linking prescription drug abuse to heroin abuse, and examines deadly trends that have created a unique heroin epidemic. The full...

Bioengineers Close To Creating Painkillers Without Using Opium From Poppies
2014-08-27 03:56:55

By Tom Abate, Stanford School of Engineering A decade-long effort in genetic engineering is close to creating yeast that makes palliative medicines in stainless steel vats. For centuries poppy plants have been grown to provide opium, the compound from which morphine and other important medicines such as oxycodone are derived. Now bioengineers at Stanford have hacked the DNA of yeast, reprograming these simple cells to make opioid-based medicines via a sophisticated extension of the...

2014-08-18 12:27:18

OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising healthcare professionals and Canadians that it has implemented labelling changes for the class of drugs known as controlled-release opioid pain medicines, to enhance their safe and appropriate use. The changes provide standardized wording that more clearly outlines the risks and safety concerns associated with controlled-release opioids. The updated guidance also encourages more appropriate patient selection and monitoring....

2014-08-18 12:25:11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emergency physicians should expect "an upswing in what on the surface appear to be heroin overdoses," but are actually overdoses tied to acetyl fentanyl, an opiate that is mixed into street drugs marketed as heroin. The looming threat of another unregulated quasi-legal drug is detailed today online in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("The Potential Threat of Acetyl Fentanyl: Legal Issues, Contaminated Heroin, and Acetyl Fentanyl...

2014-08-11 12:25:22

Postoperative "doctor shopping" linked to higher narcotic use among orthopaedic patients ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Doctor shopping," the growing practice of obtaining narcotic prescriptions from multiple providers, has led to measurable increases in drug use among postoperative trauma patients. The study, "Narcotic Use and Postoperative Doctor Shopping in the Orthopaedic Trauma Population," appearing in the August issue of the Journal of Bone & Joint...

2014-07-29 08:34:16

WAYNE, Pa., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egalet Corporation (Nasdaq: EGLT) ("Egalet") today announced that its second quarter financial results will be released on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Following the announcement, Egalet's management will host a live conference call and webcast at 8:30 am Eastern Time to review the Company's financial and operating results and provide a general business update. The live webcast and a replay may be accessed by visiting Egalet's website. Please...

2014-07-23 23:03:28

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, is focusing on a topic that is quickly becoming among the most important of all drug and addiction-related dialogues: opiate abuse facts. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family...

2014-07-16 12:25:00

Filmed entirely in Latin America, the documentary series "Mi adiccion, Mi maldicion" premieres July 25 MIAMI, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Addiction begins with a whisper in the back of the mind: "I'll try it once. It's just for fun. I can stop whenever I want." Drug use can easily get out of control, however, becoming a monster that destroys lives and whole societies. What causes addiction? What reactions does it produce in people who take drugs? In the original production MI...


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