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Can Opioid-Free Anaesthesia Be Personalised? A Narrative Review
J Goff et al, J Per Med, March 10, 2023 (Posted: Mar-10-2023 3PM)
Opioid death projections with AI-based forecasts using social media language.
Matthew Matero et al. NPJ digital medicine 2023 3 (1) 35 (Posted: Mar-08-2023 6PM)
Impact of individual and treatment characteristics on wearable sensor-based digital biomarkers of opioid use.
Chapman Brittany P et al. NPJ digital medicine 2022 8 (1) 123 (Posted: Aug-23-2022 8AM)
A Deep Learning Method to Detect Opioid Prescription and Opioid Use Disorder from Electronic Health Records
A Kashyap et al, MEDRXIV, September 21, 2021 (Posted: Sep-22-2021 9AM)
Impact of genetic variation in CYP2C19, CYP2D6, and CYP3A4 on oxycodone and its metabolites in a large database of clinical urine drug tests
G Zhu et al, Pharmacogenomics Journal, September 2021 (Posted: Sep-04-2021 10AM)
Dutch Pharmacogenetics Working Group (DPWG) guideline for the gene–drug interaction between CYP2D6 and opioids (codeine, tramadol and oxycodone)
M Matic et al, The Pharmacogenomics Journal, July 15, 2021 (Posted: Jul-16-2021 7AM)
Determining the potential clinical value of panel-based pharmacogenetic testing in patients with chronic pain or gastroesophageal reflux disease
AL Elchynsky et al, The PGx journal, June 3, 2021 (Posted: Jun-04-2021 11AM)
Big data, artificial intelligence, and the opioid crisis
Lancet Digital Health editorial, June 1, 2021 (Posted: May-26-2021 6AM)
Identifying Opioid Withdrawal Using Wearable Biosensors.
Kulman Ethan et al. Proceedings of the ... Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2021 Jan 543583-3592 (Posted: Feb-16-2021 9AM)
Prescription Opioid Use and Risk for Major Depressive Disorder and Anxiety and Stress-Related Disorders
A Multivariable Mendelian Randomization Analysis
DB Rosoff et al, JAMA Psychiatry, November 11, 2020 (Posted: Nov-11-2020 11AM)
A review of the existing literature on buprenorphine pharmacogenomics
CW Meaden et al, Pharmacogenomics Journal, November 5, 2020 (Posted: Nov-07-2020 10AM)
Association of OPRM1 Functional Coding Variant With Opioid Use Disorder-A Genome-Wide Association Study
H Zhou et al, JAMA Psychiatry, June 3, 2020 (Posted: Jun-04-2020 7AM)
Genetic polymorphisms in the opioid receptor delta 1 (OPRD1) gene are associated with methadone dose in methadone maintenance treatment for heroin dependence
CP Fang et al, J Hum Genetics, January 2020 (Posted: Jan-13-2020 9AM)
The Detection of Opioid Misuse and Heroin Use From Paramedic Response Documentation: Machine Learning for Improved Surveillance.
Prieto José Tomás et al. Journal of medical Internet research 2020 Jan 22(1) e15645 (Posted: Jan-08-2020 8AM)
Effort To Control Opioids In An ER Leaves Some Sickle Cell Patients In Pain
S Whitehead, NPR, January 2, 2020 (Posted: Jan-03-2020 9AM)
Current status of opioid addiction treatment and related preclinical research.
Kreek M J et al. Science advances 2019 Oct (10) eaax9140 (Posted: Dec-09-2019 9AM)
Risk Factors Associated with the Occurrence of Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome: A Review.
Kelty Erin et al. CNS drugs 2019 Nov (11) 1113-1120 (Posted: Dec-09-2019 9AM)
Using machine learning to predict opioid misuse among U.S. adolescents.
Han Dae-Hee et al. Preventive medicine 2019 Nov 130105886 (Posted: Nov-13-2019 8AM)
Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing for Geolocation-Centric Monitoring and Characterization of Opioid-Related Social Media Chatter
A Sarker et al, JAMA Network Open, November 6, 2019 (Posted: Nov-07-2019 8AM)
GWAS including 82,707 subjects identifies functional coding variant in OPRM1 gene associated with opioid use disorder
H Zhou et al, MedRXIV, September 18, 2019 (Posted: Sep-19-2019 9AM)
Leveraging genome-wide data to investigate differences between opioid use vs. opioid dependence in 41,176 individuals from the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium
R Polimanti et al, BioRXIV, September 11, 2019 (Posted: Sep-13-2019 10AM)
The imperative of clinical and molecular research on neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome.
Metpally Raghu P et al. Molecular psychiatry 2019 Sep (Posted: Sep-12-2019 7AM)
Using Telemedicine to Treat Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Areas
R Rubin, JAMA< August 28, 2019 (Posted: Aug-29-2019 8AM)
Management of Chronic Pain in Adults Living With Sickle Cell Disease in the Era of the Opioid Epidemic
A Qualitative Study
CB Sinha, JAMA Network Open, May 24, 2019 (Posted: May-27-2019 5PM)
Association Between Parental Medical Claims for Opioid Prescriptions and Risk of Suicide Attempt by Their Children.
Brent David A et al. JAMA psychiatry 2019 May (Posted: May-23-2019 8AM)
Partnering Together to Prevent Overdose
CDC, April 22, 2019 (Posted: Apr-23-2019 1PM)
Applications of machine learning in addiction studies: A systematic review.
Mak Kwok Kei et al. Psychiatry research 2019 Mar 53-60 (Posted: Mar-20-2019 8AM)
Predicting opioid dependence from electronic health records with machine learning.
Ellis Randall J et al. BioData mining 2019 3 (Posted: Feb-14-2019 9AM)
Candidate gene analyses for acute pain and morphine analgesia after pediatric day surgery: African American versus European Caucasian ancestry and dose prediction limits
J Li et al, Pharmacogenomics Journal, February 14, 2019 (Posted: Feb-14-2019 8AM)
Detecting opioid overdoses with smartphones
H Stower, Nature Medicine, February 6, 2019 (Posted: Feb-08-2019 9AM)
CYP2D6-guided opioid therapy improves pain control in CYP2D6 intermediate and poor metabolizers: a pragmatic clinical trial.
Smith D Max et al. Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics 2019 Jan (Posted: Jan-25-2019 9AM)
Pain polymorphisms and opioids: An evidence based review.
Vieira Cláudia Margarida Pereira et al. Molecular medicine reports 2018 Dec (Posted: Jan-01-2019 1PM)
Pharmacogenetics and prediction of adverse events in prescription opioid use disorder patients.
Muriel Javier et al. Basic & clinical pharmacology & toxicology 2018 Oct (Posted: Dec-19-2018 10AM)
Predicting those at risk for opioid abuse
M McFadden, November 1,2018 (Posted: Nov-04-2018 0PM)
Gutted about opioids- The microbiome may have an influence on addiction
W Yan, Nature Medicine, October 30, 2018 (Posted: Oct-30-2018 0PM)
PharmGKB oxycodone pathway published in Pharmacogenetics and Genomics
PHRMGKB, October 2018 (Posted: Oct-28-2018 8AM)
Impacts of GRIN3A, GRM6 and TPH2 genetic polymorphisms on quality of life in methadone maintenance therapy population.
Wang Ruey-Yun et al. PloS one 2018 13(7) e0201408 (Posted: Aug-01-2018 10AM)
Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in TAOK3 Are Associated with High Opioid Requirement for Pain Management in Patients with Advanced Cancer Admitted to a Tertiary Palliative Care Unit.
Gutteridge Timothy et al. Journal of pain and symptom management 2018 Jul (Posted: Jul-25-2018 8AM)
An Ambitious Research Plan to Help Solve the Opioid Crisis
(Posted: Jun-12-2018 10AM)
The impact of OPRM1's genetic polymorphisms on methadone maintenance treatment in opioid addicts: a systematic review.
Oueslati Bilel et al. Pharmacogenomics 2018 May (Posted: May-23-2018 9AM)
Pharmacogenetics of Opioid Use Disorder Treatment.
Crist Richard C et al. CNS drugs 2018 Apr (Posted: Apr-17-2018 9PM)
Confronting the Opioid Epidemic
(Posted: Apr-17-2018 6PM)
NIH launches HEAL Initiative, doubles funding to accelerate scientific solutions to stem national opioid epidemic
NIH News Release, Apr 4, 2018 (Posted: Apr-04-2018 9AM)
Pharmacogenomics and Patient Treatment Parameters to Opioid Treatment in Chronic Pain: A Focus on Morphine, Oxycodone, Tramadol, and Fentanyl.
Lloyd Renae A et al. Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.) 2017 Dec (12) 2369-2387 (Posted: Apr-02-2018 1PM)
New Gene Variant Robustly Linked to Opioid Addiction
M Brooks, Medscape, Mar 2018 (Posted: Mar-09-2018 9AM)
Effects of cytochrome P450 single nucleotide polymorphisms on methadone metabolism and pharmacodynamics.
Ahmad Taha et al. Biochemical pharmacology 2018 Feb (Posted: Mar-06-2018 7PM)
Opioid Overdoses Treated in Emergency Departments
CDC Vital Signs, Mar 6, 2018 (Posted: Mar-06-2018 2PM)
A brief review of the genetics and pharmacogenetics of opioid use disorders.
Berrettini Wade et al. Dialogues in clinical neuroscience 2017 Sep (3) 229-236 (Posted: Feb-07-2018 11AM)
CDC Rx Awareness Campaign
(Posted: Feb-07-2018 11AM)
Genome Culture: Genetic Testing for Susceptibility to Opioid Addiction Is a Risky Business
L Hercher, Genome Magazine, Jan 25, 2018 (Posted: Jan-29-2018 3PM)
Pharmacogenetics of Methadone Response.
Fonseca Francina et al. Molecular diagnosis & therapy 2017 Nov (Posted: Dec-17-2017 7PM)
Genetic study defies 'one-size-fits-all' approach to prescribing opioids for chronic pain
Medical Xpress, Dec 13, 2017 (Posted: Dec-17-2017 7PM)
From fighting cancer to opioid addiction: Genetics matter with medications
Mayo Clinic, Oct 9, 2017 (Posted: Oct-10-2017 10AM)
Opioid crisis adds to pain of sickle cell patients
(Posted: Sep-15-2017 3PM)
Trends in Deaths Involving Heroin and Synthetic Opioids Excluding Methadone, and Law Enforcement Drug Product Reports, by Census Region United States, 20062015
JK O'Donnell et al, MMWR, Sept 1, 2017 (Posted: Sep-01-2017 10AM)
A cost-effectiveness analysis of maternal CYP2D6 genetic testing to guide treatment for postpartum pain and avert infant adverse events.
Moretti M E et al. The pharmacogenomics journal 2017 Jul (Posted: Jul-19-2017 8AM)
Public-Private Initiative to Address the Opioid Crisis
NIH initiative, 2017 (Posted: Jul-17-2017 8PM)
Road to Recovery: New personalized treatments and technologies are helping people free themselves from opioid addiction.
Genome Magazine, Summer 2017 (Posted: Jul-15-2017 10AM)
New Data on Opioid Use and Prescribing in the United States.
A Schuchat el, JAMA, July 11, 2017 (Posted: Jul-11-2017 11AM)
Opioid Prescribing- Where you live matters
CDC Vital Signs, July 2017 (Posted: Jul-06-2017 5PM)
Fighting Opioid Overdose
(Posted: Jun-23-2017 6PM)
All Scientific Hands on Deck to End the Opioid Crisis
N Volkov and F Collins, NIH Blog, May 31, 2017 (Posted: Jun-01-2017 8AM)
Pharmacogenomics for personalized pain medicine.
Ko Tai-Ming et al. Acta anaesthesiologica Taiwanica : official journal of the Taiwan Society of Anesthesiologists 2016 Mar (1) 24-30 (Posted: Jun-01-2017 8AM)
Codeine Therapy and CYP2D6 Genotype
L Dean, NCBI 2012 (Posted: Jun-01-2017 8AM)
Tramadol Therapy and CYP2D6 Genotype
L Dean, NCBI 2015 (Posted: Jun-01-2017 8AM)
The CDC Guideline on Opioid Prescribing- Rising to the Challenge
Y. Olson, JAMA, March, 2016 (Posted: Mar-28-2016 3PM)
The pharmacogenetics of opioid therapy in the management of postpartum pain: a systematic review.
Baber Marta et al. Pharmacogenomics 2016 Jan (1) 75-93 (Posted: Mar-15-2016 2PM)
Opioid metabolism and clinical aspects.
Mercadante Sebastiano et al. European journal of pharmacology 2015 Dec 71-8 (Posted: Mar-15-2016 2PM)
Clinical Implications of Opioid Pharmacogenomics in Patients With Cancer.
Bell Gillian C et al. Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center 2015 Oct (4) 426-32 (Posted: Dec-19-2015 10AM)
Increases in Drug and Opioid Overdose Deaths United States, 20002014
MMWR, December 18, 2015 (Posted: Dec-19-2015 10AM)
Clues to opioid abuse from state prescription drug monitoring programs
(Posted: Oct-16-2015 2PM)
Addressing the Opioid Epidemic
LS Nelson et al, JAMA October 13, 2015 (Posted: Oct-13-2015 11AM)
Nonmedical Prescription Opioid Use and Use Disorders Among Adults Aged 18 Through 64 Years in the United States, 2003-2013
B Han et al, JAMA< October 13, 2015 (Posted: Oct-13-2015 11AM)
The genetic influences on oxycodone response characteristics in human experimental pain.
Olesen Anne E et al. Fundam Clin Pharmacol 2015 Aug (4) 417-425 (Posted: Jul-08-2015 9AM)
Gene network analysis shows immune-signaling and ERK1/2 as novel genetic markers for multiple addiction phenotypes: alcohol, smoking and opioid addiction.
Reyes-Gibby Cielito C et al. BMC Syst Biol 2015 25 (Posted: Jul-08-2015 9AM)
Addiction pharmacogenetics: a systematic review of the genetic variation of the dopaminergic system.
Patriquin Michelle A et al. Psychiatr. Genet. 2015 Jul 2. (Posted: Jul-08-2015 9AM)
Genetic Variants Influencing Patient Response to Opioid Therapy.
Tadje Marsha et al. Oncol Nurs Forum 2015 Jul 1. (4) 420-422 (Posted: Jul-08-2015 9AM)
Pharmacogenomics and Opioid Analgesics: Clinical Implications.
Yiannakopoulou Eugenia et al. Int J Genomics 2015 368979 (Posted: Jul-07-2015 3PM)
The impact of genetic variation on sensitivity to opioid analgesics in patients with postoperative pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Ren Zhen-Yu et al. Pain Physician 2015 Mar-Apr (2) 131-52 (Posted: May-13-2015 4PM)
Opioid-induced respiratory depression: ABCB1 transporter pharmacogenetics.
Sadhasivam S et al. Pharmacogenomics J. 2015 Apr (2) 119-26 (Posted: Mar-31-2015 3PM)
Pharmacogenetics of opioid response.
Somogyi A A et al. Clin. Pharmacol. Ther. 2015 Feb (2) 125-7 (Posted: Mar-31-2015 3PM)
High-throughput gene expression profiling of opioid-induced alterations in discrete brain areas.
Korostynski Michal et al. Methods Mol. Biol. 2015 65-76 (Posted: Mar-31-2015 3PM)
Mu opioid receptor gene: new point mutations in opioid addicts.
Dinarvand Amin et al. Basic Clin Neurosci 2014 (1) 18-21 (Posted: Mar-31-2015 3PM)
MicroRNAs: Emerging Role in the Endogenous µ Opioid System.
Barbierato Massmo et al. CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets 2015 (2) 239-50 (Posted: Mar-31-2015 3PM)
Individualized Hydrocodone Therapy Based on Phenotype, Pharmacogenetics, and Pharmacokinetic Dosing.
Linares Oscar A et al. Clin J Pain 2015 Jan 23. (Posted: Mar-31-2015 3PM)
Addressing prescription opioid overdose: data support a comprehensive policy approach.
Jones Christopher M et al. JAMA 2014 Nov 5. (17) 1733-4 (Posted: Mar-31-2015 3PM)
Epigenetic variation in the mu-opioid receptor gene in infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome.
Wachman Elisha M et al. J. Pediatr. 2014 Sep (3) 472-8 (Posted: Mar-10-2015 4PM)
Opioid prescription claims among women of reproductive age--United States, 2008-2012.
Ailes Elizabeth C et al. MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep. 2015 Jan 23. (2) 37-41 (Posted: Mar-10-2015 4PM)
CDC Information Fact Sheet: Prescription Drug Overdose in the United States
(Posted: Feb-25-2015 0PM)
CDC Vital Signs: Demographic and Substance Use Trends Among Heroin Users - United States, 2002-2013
MMWR, July 7, 2015 (Posted: Feb-25-2015 0PM)
Today's Heroin Epidemic
More people at risk, multiple drugs abused
(Posted: Feb-25-2015 0PM)
Opioid pain medications used early in pregnancy might increase risk of some birth defects
(Posted: Feb-25-2015 0PM)
Managing Chronic Pain: Opioids Are Often Not the Answer
January 27, 2015 by Dr. Francis Collins, NIH Director (Posted: Feb-13-2015 9AM)
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