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Scientists develop vaccine against fatal prescription opioid overdose

by The Scripps Research Institute, PHYS.ORG

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a vaccine that blocks the pain-numbing effects of the opioid drugs oxycodone (oxy) and hydrocodone (hydro) in animal models. The vaccine also appears to decrease the risk of fatal opioid overdose, a growing cause of death in the United States. Continue reading Scientists develop vaccine against fatal prescription opioid overdose