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Activating Two Receptors Along Chemical Pathways May Provide Pain Relief at a Lower Opioid Dose

Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine A team of researchers at Johns Hopkins have found that activating nerve cell receptors along two chemical pathways — one that has previously been linked to how the brain senses "itch" — may...
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In Vivo Brain GPCR Signaling Elucidated by Phosphoproteomics

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Aging Back Clinics

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Spinal Manipulation and Exercise for Low Back Pain in Adolescents: A Randomized Trial

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Rutgers Co-Author Available for Interviews on Study Showing High Risk of Dying Among Survivors of Opioid Overdoses

Source: Rutgers University-New Brunswick Rutgers Professor Stephen Crystal, who co-authored a pioneering study showing that U.S. survivors of opioid overdoses are highly likely to die within a year from drug use–related ...
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Overdose Risk Quintuples with Opioid and Benzodiazepine Use

Source: Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh In the first 90 days of concurrent opioid and benzodiazepine use, the risk of opioid-related overdose increases five-fold compared to opioid-only use among Medicare...
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New ‘E-Dermis’ Brings Sense of Touch, Pain to Prosthetic Hands

Source: Johns Hopkins University Amputees often experience the sensation of a "phantom limb"—a feeling that a missing body part is still there. That sensory illusion is closer to becoming a reality thanks to a team of en...
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Notice of Intent to Restrict the Marketing and Advertising of Opioids

[Source: Health Canada] Prescription opioids can help Canadians who need them to manage pain. However, over-prescription of opioids has contributed to Canada's current opioid crisis. To help address this issue, Health Ca...
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Medication for Opioid Use Disorder After Nonfatal Opioid Overdose and Association with Mortality: A Cohort Study

Source: Annals of Internal Medicine Abstract: Background: Opioid overdose survivors have an increased risk for death. Whether use of medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) after overdose is associated with mortality ...
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Inhibition of Somatosensory Mechanotransduction by Annexin A6

Source: Science Signaling Abstract: Mechanically activated, slowly adapting currents in sensory neurons have been linked to noxious mechanosensation. The conotoxin NMB-1 (noxious mechanosensation blocker-1) blocks such c...
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