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These Norwegian designers rethought how to treat an opioid overdose

11/11/2020

The Norwegian studio ANTI designed a naloxone nasal spray that is easier to use than existing devices—and could save more lives. In 2018, more than 46,000 people died of opioid overdoses in the United States. One of the most frustrating and heartbreaking tragedies of the opioid crisis is that many of those...
The Norwegian studio ANTI designed a naloxone nasal spray that is easier to use than existing devices—and could save more lives. In 2018, more than 46,000 people died of opioid overdoses in the United States. One of the most frustrating and heartbreaking tragedies of the opioid crisis is that many of those deaths could be prevented. Overdoses can be reversed by a drug called naloxone, which the FDA made widely available in 2019, after approving a nasal spray version of the drug.Read Full Story The Norwegian studio ANTI designed a naloxone nasal spray that is easier to use than existing devices—and could save more lives. In 2018, more than 46,000 people died of opioid overdoses in the United States. One of the most frustrating and heartbreaking tragedies of the opioid crisis is that many of those deaths could be prevented. Overdoses can be reversed by a drug called naloxone, which the FDA made widely available in 2019, after approving a nasal spray version of the drug.Read Full Story
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