Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts Announces Initiative to Help Schools Access Medicaid Funding for Substance Misuse Prevention Programs
October 31, 2022 14:22 ET | Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts
New York, Oct. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medicaid funding is available to expand school-based substance misuse prevention programs, however many school districts have limited access to the...
Sorrento Therapeutics Completes Enrollment of Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Resiniferatoxin (RTX) for Treatment of Knee Pain in Moderate to Severe Osteoarthritis of the Knee (OAK) Patients
September 26, 2022 09:00 ET | Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.
Phase 2 trial of RTX for OAK pain completed enrollment with last patient (n=120) dosedNo limiting toxicities have been encountered during the trial to date. Patients are now being monitored for...
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Fentanyl Drives Fatal Overdoses to Over 107,000 Annually in the U.S. - Healthcare Providers' Effort to Fight Back
August 24, 2022 09:00 ET | Cordant Health Solutions
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cordant Health Solutions®, a leader in providing innovative tools for addiction treatment programs, is partnering with addiction treatment providers...
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Potential Risk for Methadone Treatment in Pregnancy
July 13, 2022 10:00 ET | Experimental Biology and Medicine
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A recently published article in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 247, Issue 12, June, 2022) identifies a potential risk to using Methadone...
“Opioid-free”: Innovative ACL Surgery That Doesn’t Rely On Opioid Pain Pills
June 09, 2022 09:30 ET | WellSpan Health
York, Pa., June 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A WellSpan orthopedic surgeon is performing surgery on all patients under the age of 25 without prescribing opioids, just one method WellSpan caregivers...
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Boston Artists, Activists to Lead Healing Walk to Mark Toll of Multiple Pandemics
November 18, 2021 14:00 ET | SPOKE Arts
BOSTON, Nov. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A coalition of artists, activists, and local officials invite the Greater Boston community to join a Days Without Art Healing Walk on the evening of...
The Reverend Dr. LaKeesha Walrond Joins Board of Directors of Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE)
September 22, 2021 11:16 ET | Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts
New York, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE) today announced that The Reverend Dr. LaKeesha Walrond, President of the New York Theological Seminary...
First-in-human clinical trial for a vaccine to treat opioid use disorders enrolls first patients
September 07, 2021 08:30 ET | University of Minnesota Medical School
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, Sept. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The first patients have been enrolled in a phase 1 randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial to study a therapeutic vaccine for opioid use...
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CDC Updates List of Health Conditions that Can Increase the Risk of Severe Illness from COVID-19 to include Substance Use Disorders New York & Bethesda, May 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Health officials have released an update that individuals with substance use disorders (SUD) are at a heightened risk for serious...
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Sorrento Releases Positive Results of Phase 1B Trial of Resiniferatoxin (RTX) In Reduction of OsteoArthritis (OA) Knee Pain
September 28, 2020 09:00 ET | Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.
Phase 1b safety data at 6 month post-administration and Day 84 efficacy data available for all patients enrolled.No dose limiting toxicities at any of the doses tested (up to 30 ug) at 6 months...