Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicOpioid addiction

Topic: opioid addiction

Covid may put people at high risk of opioid overdose or even relapse, US study says

The study found the total number of non-fatal opioid overdose visits increased from 102 between March and June 2019 to 227 between March and June 2020. 

What are opioids — the highly addictive drugs that wreaked havoc in the US

John Kapoor, the Amritsar-born Indian American & founder of pharma company Isys, was sentenced for leading a conspiracy that led to the opioid crisis in the US.

Amritsar-born Indian American executive sentenced to 66 months for Opioid fraud

John Kapoor, founder of Opioid company Isys, was sentenced for leading a conspiracy that led to a crisis in the U.S. crisis over the highly addictive medicines.

Taking opioids for chronic pain: The truth no one’s telling you

Current evidence indicates that widespread, long-term opioid prescribing for chronic pain is likely to cause more harm than benefit in society.

In first-of-its-kind deal, OxyContin maker reaches $270 mn settlement with Oklahoma

Mexican mogul criticises Lopez Obrador’s economic policies, and New York County declares measles emergency.

Dr. Reddy’s pushes for immediate right to sell suboxone copies

Indivior Plc’s Suboxone Film is the leading opioid addiction treatment in US.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.