Researchers have discovered a compound from marine snails that is able to block pain by targeting a pathway not associated with opioids.
A new study reports on the worrying numbers of children and teens admitted to hospital each year for prescription opioid poisoning.
Researchers successfully used electroacupuncture to increase the gene expression of enkephalins and reduce blood pressure for three days.
Researchers report on lower numbers of fatal car crashes involving opioids since medical marijuana laws have been passed in some states.
A new study reports researchers have discovered a brain mechanism that could be a suitable target to prevent addiction and tolerance to opioids.
Researchers have developed a new compound that selectively targets the brain's analgesic circuitry, but does not trigger potentially lethal side effects like traditional opioids.
According to researchers, non-medical use of prescription opioids has more than doubled among US adults within a 10 year period.