Could Deep Brain Stimulation, A Last-Resort Treatment For Other Diseases, Be Answer To Opioid Addiction?

Could Deep Brain Stimulation, A Last-Resort Treatment For Other Diseases, Be Answer To Opioid Addiction?

Publication date: Nov 08, 2019

Other news on the opioid crisis looks at the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy trial, a crackdown on fentanyl, and more.

The Washington Post: Deep Brain Stimulation Is Being Tested To Treat Opioid Addiction A surgeon has implanted electrodes in the brain of a patient suffering from severe opioid use disorder, hoping to cure the man’s in-trac-table craving for drugs in the first such procedure performed in the United States.

(LeBlanc, 11/6) New Hampshire Union Leader: State Approves More Respite Beds To Treat Opioid Addiction More people waiting for a permanent place in the state’s substance use disorder (SUD) treatment system will have access to respite care services as the state on Wednesday approved contracts to double the number of respite beds.

Concepts Keywords
Addiction Opioid use disorder
Alcohol Morphine
Avalanche Sackler family
Bankruptcy Morphinans
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Dystonia Foreign media court
Epilepsy Oxycodone
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Hebei Province
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Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH substance use disorder
disease DOID neonatal abstinence syndrome
disease MESH neonatal abstinence syndrome
gene UNIPROT MET
gene UNIPROT SLTM
drug DRUGBANK Methionine
drug DRUGBANK Ethanol
disease MESH depression
disease DOID obsessive-compulsive disorder
disease MESH obsessive-compulsive disorder
disease DOID epilepsy
disease MESH epilepsy
disease DOID dystonia
drug DRUGBANK Spinosad
disease MESH suffering
gene UNIPROT SLC35G1
gene UNIPROT DESI1
drug DRUGBANK Fentanyl
disease MESH relapses
gene UNIPROT FANCE
gene UNIPROT ELOVL6
disease DOID face
disease MESH Opioid Addiction

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