U.S. doctors have a new opioid addiction treatment in their arsenal — it could be here next

Sublocade, a monthly injectable alternative to the widely used opioid treatment Suboxone, has been approved by Health Canada after a small but so far successful run in the U.S.
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ConclusionThis study demonstrates a significant difference in the academic performance of medical students as influenced by social media usage. Medical educators are urged to frame guidelines for using social media for educational purposes that will help improve the academic performance of the students.
Source: Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 June 2019Source: The Lancet HIVAuthor(s): Alessandro Livelli, Florin Vaida, Ronald J Ellis, Qing Ma, Micol Ferrara, David B Clifford, Ann C Collier, Benjamin B Gelman, Christina M Marra, Justin C McArthur, J Allen McCutchan, Susan Morgello, Ned Sacktor, David M Simpson, Igor Grant, Scott L Letendre, Ian Abramson, Muhammad T. Al-Lozi, Sarah L. Archibald, J. Hampton AtkinsonSummaryBackgroundFew large projects have evaluated the factors that influence the HIV RNA concentrations (viral load) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) during antiretroviral therapy (ART) over time. We aimed to determine t...
Source: The Lancet HIV - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Authors: Bhui KS, Byrne P, Goslar D, Sinclair J Abstract SummaryAddictions are challenging health and social problems that need to be addressed to preserve and promote good mental health and ensure that individuals within society lead healthy and productive lives. Tackling addictions is complex and requires communities, public health, specialist services, and local and national government to act in unison and implement evidence-based interventions. This editorial raises systemic issues that need attention and proposes a range of systemic options.Declaration of interestK.S.B. is Editor-in-Chief of the British Journa...
Source: The British Journal of Psychiatry for Mental Science - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Br J Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The results indicate that internet gaming problems might be affected by environmental factors and it is recommended that gaming activity is substituted with physical activity, extracurricular classes, books, and music. PMID: 31197982 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Korean Medical Science - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: J Korean Med Sci Source Type: research
Acid, or LSD, is a drug that can cause hallucinations and feelings of euphoria. In this article, learn how long these effects last and how long the drug stays in the human body.
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Publication date: Available online 14 June 2019Source: Pharmacology Biochemistry and BehaviorAuthor(s): William J.A. Eiler, Scott D. Gleason, Jodi L. Smith, Jeffrey M. WitkinAbstractOne of most formidable problems in the treatment of addiction is the high rate of relapse. The discovery of medicines to help mitigate relapse are aided by animal models that currently involve weeks of training and require surgical preparations and drug delivery devices. The present set of experiments was initiated to investigate a rapid 8-day screening method that utilizes food instead of intravenous drug administration. Male Sprague-Dawley ra...
Source: Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 June 2019Source: Pharmacology Biochemistry and BehaviorAuthor(s): Adebobola Imeh-Nathaniel, Vasiliki Orfanakos, Leah Wormack, Robert Huber, Thomas I. NathanielAbstractFundamental signs of epigenetic effects are variations in the expression of genes or phenotypic traits among isogenic mates. Therefore, genetically identical animals are in high demand for epigenetic research. There are many genetically identical animals, including natural parthenogens and inbred laboratory lineages or clones. However, most parthenogenetic animal taxa are very small in combined epigenetic and drug addicti...
Source: Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
AbstractThere are 415,000 children in foster care in the USA. Many of those children will turn 18 before being adopted, meaning they will “age-out” and essentially be on their own as adults. We wanted to see if formal mentoring programs improved outcomes for those aging out of foster care and the Journey Up Mentorship Program in Salt Lake City offered such a program. Forty-nine youth who had aged out of foster care with the help o f mentors were surveyed and found they scored significantly higher in their ability to get jobs and were less at risk for addiction, homelessness, and incarceration compared to data f...
Source: Global Social Welfare - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Addiction is a chronic condition that leads to overdose and death. Addiction ruins lives, families and devastates communities. If you are suffering from addiction, it can be normal to ask yourself hard questions such as, “will I suffer from addiction forever? Is there a cure for addiction?” While there is no magic wand that can cure addiction, it is a treatable condition. When addiction is treated, people can go on to live normal, happy, healthy lives. While addiction may cause a lot of destruction and fractured relationships in its path, people can repair and move on from them as well. The Cure for Addiction:...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Complementary Therapies Comprehensive behavioral treatment Healthy Eating and Recovery Mental Health Sober Living and Aftercare Substance Abuse addicted to alcohol addiction help addiction recovery programs Source Type: blogs
Reasons It Is Hard to Get Help for My Addiction Breaking free from the prison that addiction holds you in is very difficult. It can often be a long, bumpy road to recovery because long-lasting sobriety takes a lot of effort. It can make many people stop to wonder: Why is it so hard to get help for my addiction? Roadblocks of Getting Help for My Addiction One of the many reasons you may be thinking, “why is it so hard to get help for my addiction?” is because there can be many roadblocks in the way. Some of these roadblocks include life obligations, the detox process, and the financial cost of treatment. Life Ob...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Addiction Stories Addiction Treatment and Program Resources Drug Treatment Substance Abuse addiction help admissions alcohol detox call for help drug detox medical detox medicated-assisted detox presc Source Type: blogs
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