Medical Marijuana Could Effectively Substitute Opioids

Anna Lembke, an associate professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, concluded in her new thesis that medical marijuana could effectively substitute opioids, but only under some specific circumstances. According to her, replacing…
Opioids Are Not Effective Anymore Against Chronic Pain

According to a new study, opioids are not effective anymore against chronic pain. As the researchers reported, people can also rely on over-the-counter pain relievers such as ibuprofen and naproxen, which is excellent news for many, mainly since the US…
Addiction Can Be Treated With Brain Implants

The idea of using brain implants to treat diseases or boost the brain’s functions is not at all new. Scientists from different fields have researched a lot in this regard. Now, the researchers at West Virginia University have admitted that…
A Safer Painkiller Might Replace Opioids

These days the US is confronting with addiction and overdose epidemic caused by medication with opioids. Patients who get this powerful treatment are suffering from chronic pain. But treating their pain with opioids comes at a cost of increasing dosage…