This tiny implant is poised to take on America’s heroin epidemic

An implant that delivers a medication continuously for six months could help address some of the toughest challenges with managing drug addiction. The implants, an inch long and the width of a matchstick, carry a drug called buprenorphine, which scientists hope can help wean people off addiction. Buprenorphine is an opioid that appears to work […]

http://orthofeed.com/2016/01/16/this-tiny-implant-is-poised-to-take-on-americas-heroin-epidemic/

This tiny implant is poised to take on America’s heroin epidemic

An implant that delivers a medication continuously for six months could help address some of the toughest challenges with managing drug addiction. The implants, an inch long and the width of a matchstick, carry a drug called buprenorphine, which scientists hope can help wean people off addiction. Buprenorphine is an opioid that appears to work […]

http://orthofeed.com/2016/01/16/this-tiny-implant-is-poised-to-take-on-americas-heroin-epidemic/