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Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec 26 (ANI): People hooked on to illicit opioids are not only at the risk of dying from a drug overdose but also face increased chances of death from communicable and non-communicable diseases, injuries and suicide.
Updated : 1 year, 12 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan 28 (ANI): A new study now finds that people who inject drugs have a significant increase in the risk of infective endocarditis. It is a serious infection of the lining of the heart and is possibly linked to increased use of the opioid hydromorphone.
Updated : 2 years, 6 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], July 16 (ANI): A new study suggests that routine screening and proper treatment for patients can prevent the opioid abuse.
Updated : 2 years, 7 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], June 20 (ANI): Religious involvement may affect a person's decision to use illegal drugs, especially for women who are mothers.
Updated : 3 years, 5 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], June 12 (ANI): Despite recommendations to use non-opioids, a study has found that drug overdose epidemic is largely driven by opioids, and it seems that doctors continue to prescribe it for chronic pain.