Acute Pain

FDA Approves Opioid Agonist Oliceridine

August 07, 2020


The indication limits the new opioid to clinical setting use—no take-home prescriptions.

Cannabinoids Reduce Acute Pain Score More Than Placebo

March 25, 2020


Additional research can help better understand the risks and benefits of cannabinoids for the treatment of acute pain.

How the Law Should Handle the Opioid Epidemic

March 23, 2020


While the opioid epidemic has had a devastating impact on American families, there is some hope that the future is bright.

The Future of Pain Care: CBD, CBT, and National Strategies

March 19, 2020


In the final segment of the series, experts look ahead to how pain management will grow to treat the millions of burdened Americans.

The Balancing Act of Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

March 16, 2020


In part 4 of our series, guideline authors and researchers relay the particularities of guiding and regulating the spread of still-necessary painkiller prescriptions.

CDC Study Shows Increase in Fall-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Deaths

March 12, 2020


According to a new report, males and older individuals are more susceptible to fall-related traumatic brain injury deaths.

Pregnenolone Decreases Veterans' Chronic Back Pain More than Placebo

March 11, 2020


Pregnenolone is effective to treat chronic low back pain in US veterans.

A Perfect Storm of Missteps Brought the Opioid Epidemic

March 09, 2020


In part 2, experts discuss how the public health crisis has reached a third decade, and what plans are to combat addiction problems.

Introducing Painkiller: A History of Crisis

March 01, 2020


The expert-led narrative series will seek to answer when and how the development of opioids led to a public health crisis.

FDA Approves First OTC Acetaminophen-Ibuprofen Combination

February 29, 2020


The GSK-branded Advil will be available as a dual-action pain reliever later this year.