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A UK drugmaker’s stock crashed 80% after it was indicted for a ‘truly shameful’ opioid-addiction scheme
Indivior's shares plunged 80% after the British drugmaker was indicted for deceiving doctors about Suboxone Film, its opioid-addiction treatment.
5 museums and universities that are rejecting money from the wealthy family that’s accused of fueling the opioid crisis
Growing pressure on the Sackler family for its role in the opioid crisis has caused many institutions to reconsider millions in charitable donations.
The UK’s top galleries are refusing donations from the Sacklers, the wealthy US family behind OxyContin
The Sackler family is facing legal action for allegedly helping create the US opioid crisis.
OneFifteen will be headquartered in Montgomery County, Ohio — a region Verily described as "ground zero" for the opioid epidemic.
Opioid overdose deaths are highest in places where pharma spends the most on marketing, a new study finds
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh launched a study to figure out if there's a link between the money that drugmakers spend on opioid marketing and drug-related deaths.
An obituary for Madelyn Linsenmeir, who died of opioid addiction, went viral this week. Written by her sister, it detailed how Linsenmeir improved the lives around her, but had her life destroyed by her addiction. The obituary drew renewed attention to the personal toll of the opioid crisis.
One of America's largest health insurers, Cigna, is focusing in on specific communities in its new effort to combat the opioid crisis. This is following its plans for a 25% decrease in the amount of total prescriptions implemented earlier this year.
To get ahead of the latest trends in drug addiction, the Food and Drug Administration sifts through internet forums and online mentions to detect concerning patterns. The agency discovered through this process that drug abuse is shifting from prescription opioids to opioid substitutes.
The first drug for opioid withdrawal has gotten the green light — and it targets risky symptoms that others ignore
Lofexidine, sold under the brand name Lucemyra, is the first drug of its kind to target the painful symptoms of opioid withdrawal, which can trigger a cycle of use, addiction, and overdose.
There’s a science-backed treatment for drug addiction that works — but it’s nearly impossible to get
The death toll from the opioids epidemic continues to soar, but experts say we already have an evidence-backed solution: medication-assisted treatment.