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Latest Opioid overdose Stories

2013-09-27 10:20:38

Rhode Island Hospital study shows officers frustrated by limitations to medical role in response A recent study from Rhode Island Hospital has found that a change in the way police respond to drug-related overdose emergencies could contribute to improved outcomes of the victims and to the communities where overdoses occur. The study found that while law enforcement officers often serve as medical first responders, there is a lack of clarity as to what police can do, or should do, at the...

2013-09-24 08:31:37

Lightlake Therapeutics moves forward in collaboration with NIDA for novel intranasal naloxone application to reverse overdoses LONDON, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightlake Therapeutics Inc. ("Lightlake" or the "Company") (OTC BB: LLTP), a biopharmaceutical company developing addiction treatments based on its expertise in opioid antagonists, announced today that the Company has begun a two-week clinical trial designed to evaluate the pharmacokinetic properties of Lightlake's...

2013-08-21 08:26:11

Partnership to use Lightlake Therapeutics novel intranasal naloxone application to reverse overdoses LONDON, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightlake Therapeutics Inc., ("Lightlake" or the "Company") (OTC BB: LLTP), a biopharmaceutical company developing addiction treatments based on its expertise in opioid antagonists, announced today the Company is moving forward in expanding access to medication for the treatment of opioid overdose with the National Institute on Drug Abuse...