Opioids for chronic non-cancer pain on rise: Study

Sydney, Feb 25 : The number of people with chronic non-cancer pain prescribed an opioid medicine worldwide increased in the last two-and-a-half decades, say researchers. Chronic pain unrelated to cancer includes conditions such as chronic lower back pain, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The research, published in the Journal of Internal Medicin, spanned eight countries and […]