Safer opioid painkiller made from scratch

Posted by - August 17, 2016

This post was originally published on this siteResearchers have developed a new opioid drug candidate that blocks pain without triggering the dangerous side effects of current prescription painkillers. Their secret? Starting from scratch — with computational techniques that let them explore more than four trillion different chemical interactions.

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Highly curative hep C treatment safe, effective for drug users

Posted by - August 9, 2016

This post was originally published on this siteHep C patients being treated for opioid addiction achieved high rates of sustained virologic response after 12 weeks of therapy with elbasvir-grazoprevir compared to those taking placebo for 12 weeks before beginning the drug treatment. The patients in the elbasvir-grazoprevir group saw a reduced viral load, regardless of

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