A report from NPR citing that deaths from opioid overdoses have now exceeded deaths from car accidents. Sound Life Sciences is here to change that.
Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a cellphone app, called Second Chance, that uses sonar to monitor someone's breathing rate and sense when an opioid overdose has occurred. The app accurately detects overdose-related symptoms about 90 percent of the time and can track someone's breathing from up to 3 feet away. The team will publish its results Jan. 9 in Science Translational Medicine.
Sound Life Science’s founders have published a peer reviewed article about their revolutionary technology in Science Translational Medicine.
In response to the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2016 Health and Human Services (HHS) created the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force, whose mission is to determine whether gaps in or inconsistencies between best practices for acute and chronic pain management exist and to propose updates and recommendations to those best practices. 29 experts came together to release a draft report with preliminary recommendations.
FDA makes landmark recommendation to increase availability of life saving naloxone. Sound Life Sciences is here to ensure that the naloxone on hand is used when it’s needed.
In this opinion piece, the New York Times explores the high personal cost of overdoses.
The United States Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome M. Adams, issued a national advisory Thursday urging more Americans to keep on hand and learn how to use the drug naloxone, which can save the lives of people overdosing on opioids.
Getting fast treatment for people who overdose on opioids is critical. In this article, Modern Healthcare explains why.