The results provide insights into the underlying causes of relapse and can be used to gain further understanding of the long-term effect of pharmacotherapy for sustained opioid use disorder recovery.
Hepatitis B virus prevalence was 7 to 10 times higher in a homeless population of Los Angeles compared to the general population of the United States.
Researchers examined the association between mental health conditions and the risk for chronic opioid therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Between 2000 and 2017, unintentional deaths and suicides related to opioid use have increased substantially, whereas overall deaths from have decreased.
Investigators explored concerns with regard to opioid prescribing in compliance with new regulations in a commentary piece.
Despite increases in therapy for opioid use disorder, treatments, a widening treatment gap exists between young people aged 15 to 24 years and older adults.
Although emerging adults reported a higher prevalence of intravenous drug use and more severe employment, legal, and psychiatric problems at intake, they achieved dramatic improvements in response to interim buprenorphine treatment.
Since patients with chronic diseases are often prescribed opioids, researchers sought to examine the association between opioid-related hospitalization and patients with chronic disease. Since patients with chronic diseases are often prescribed opioids, researchers sought to examine the association between opioid-related hospitalization and patients with chronic disease.
Researchers looked at data for 18,318 physicians who received opioid use disorder medication promotions, totaling $9.6 million during the study period.
Medicaid expansion is associated with a reduction in total opioid overdose deaths and with increases in methadone-related mortality.