Scientists Estimate Fentanyl Has Hundreds of Millions of Chemical Variants

[ad_1] Scientists estimate that there are hundreds of millions of possible chemical variants, or analogs, of fentanyl. PNNL scientists are tracking measurements of the forms already developed and predicting data for others that might be created. Credit: Sonis Photography | Shutterstock.com Expanded library of known variants, new research efforts aid the fight against fentanyl. While […]

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Shows Promise for Treating Opioid Addiction

[ad_1] Patient receiving hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may help people being treated for opioid addiction reduce their methadone dose and better manage pain and withdrawal symptoms, according to a pair of studies led by Washington State University scientists. The research team recruited participants enrolled in a local opioid treatment program to test the […]

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Use of Psychedelic Drug Psilocybin (Magic Mushrooms) Associated With Lower Risk of Opioid Addiction

[ad_1] By Scientific Reports April 8, 2022 Psilocybin mushrooms Adults who have at some time in their life used psilocybin – a psychedelic substance produced by some types of mushrooms – are 30% less likely to have opioid use disorder, according to a nationally representative survey of US adults reported in the journal Scientific Reports. […]

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