A recent commentary in Addiction Science & Clinical Practice argued for a change in how we think about treatment for patients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). Editor-in-Chief Jeffrey Samet discusses this important issue with author Peter Friedmann.
Monthly Archives: November 2017
World Philosophy Day was introduced in 2002 by UNESCO, among other things, to raise public awareness of the importance of philosophy in the choices arising for many societies from the effects of globalization or entry into modernity. We decided to ask Prof. James Giordano and Prof. G. Kevin Donovan, Editors-in-Chief of the journal Philosophy, Ethics,… Read more »
What would happen to a country if it suddenly lost a fifth of all its General Practitioners (GPs)… especially when most of these doctors are working in regions already deprived of healthcare? This is a question with which the United Kingdom may soon have to address, according to an observational, cross-sectional study published today in BMC Medicine.
This month we will recognize World Diabetes Day, the largest diabetes awareness campaign that aims to reflect the realities of dealing with this chronic condition and promote the importance of affordable and equitable access to education, care, and treatment for all women at risk of or living with diabetes.
Due the differences in physiology between males and females, their respective responses following injury exhibit unique traits, potentially affecting prognosis. Studies are pointing towards sex steroid hormones as the driving force behind these unique injury responses. Here to tell us more is Dr. Khaled Al-Tarrah, author of a review article on this topic, published in Burns & Trauma.